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John Healey MP, Labour’s Shadow Housing Secretary and Barbara Keeley, Shadow Care Minister, were in Nottinghamshire yesterday to visit one of the flagship Nottinghamshire Extra Care Housing Facilities.

 

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Shadow Housing Secretary and Shadow Care Minister visit flagship Nottinghamshire Care Housing

John Healey MP, Labour’s Shadow Housing Secretary and Barbara Keeley, Shadow Care Minister, were in Nottinghamshire yesterday to visit one of the flagship Nottinghamshire Extra Care Housing Facilities.   Read more

Commenting on the Government’s half a billion pound planned investment in schools this Budget, Angela Rayner MP, Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary, said:

This is throwing more good money after bad and will do nothing to address shortage of available school places - Angela Rayner

Commenting on the Government’s half a billion pound planned investment in schools this Budget, Angela Rayner MP, Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary, said: Read more

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, is coordinating EU-wide efforts by socialist parties to protect the rights of UK citizens living in the EU and EU citizens living in the UK. 

Jeremy Corbyn works with European socialist parties in government to lobby for rights of British people in EU and EU citizens in the UK

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, is coordinating EU-wide efforts by socialist parties to protect the rights of UK citizens living in the EU and EU citizens living in... Read more

Government moves to slash education funding means schools in the East Midlands are set to lose £225m from their budgets from 2015 - 2020.

Schools in the East Midlands set to lose £225m

Government moves to slash education funding means schools in the East Midlands are set to lose £225m from their budgets from 2015 - 2020. Read more

Cllr. Liz Plant, Nadia Whittome and Lizzie Edgerton, Labour's West Bridgford candidates for the County Council elections in May are strongly against  the proposed changes to school funding recently announced by the Government and the detrimental effect the proposed changes will have on all West Bridgford schools.

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Labour West Bridgford County Council candidates against proposed school funding changes

Cllr. Liz Plant, Nadia Whittome and Lizzie Edgerton, Labour's West Bridgford candidates for the County Council elections in May are strongly against  the proposed changes to school funding recently announced... Read more

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins questioned the Prime Minister on the new national schools funding formula after a local school serving a deprived area was told it would receive the biggest cuts in Derbyshire. The funding formula dictates that Spire Junior School will lose funding equating to £17,000 per annum.

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‘Running for cash is the only alternative to sacking staff’

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins questioned the Prime Minister on the new national schools funding formula after a local school serving a deprived area was told it would receive the biggest... Read more

Today, Thursday 2nd February 2016 Labour’s Deputy Leader and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Tom Watson, visited Corby on a fact-finding mission as part of his communities for culture taskforce which is looking at devolution in arts and culture.

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Corby Council bucks the trend as research shows decline in arts and culture spending across the country

Today, Thursday 2nd February 2016 Labour’s Deputy Leader and Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Tom Watson, visited Corby on a fact-finding mission as part of his... Read more

News released yesterday shows that Northamptonshire County Council is proposing to charge a fee of £50 for carrying out a social care needs assessment.

Plans for Northampton County Council to charge for a social care needs assessment in breach of Government guidance

News released yesterday shows that Northamptonshire County Council is proposing to charge a fee of £50 for carrying out a social care needs assessment. Read more

Labour Party members in West Bridgford have selected their three candidates to contest the County Council elections in May 2017, and for the first time they are all women - Cllr.Liz Plant, Dr Lizzie Edgerton and Nadia Whittome. Three new one-member West Bridgford divisions have been created following a review by the Local Government Boundary Commission.

 

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Women for West Bridgford – Labour selects all-women candidates for new County Council divisions in West Bridgford

Labour Party members in West Bridgford have selected their three candidates to contest the County Council elections in May 2017, and for the first time they are all women -... Read more

Research by the Labour Party Health Team has shown that the backlog of NHS maintenance has soared over the past year and investment in reducing the backlog has fallen.

Surge in backlog of NHS high-risk repairs under the Tories

Research by the Labour Party Health Team has shown that the backlog of NHS maintenance has soared over the past year and investment in reducing the backlog has fallen. Read more

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