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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

Following a selection meeting held tonight, Wednesday, local man Jim Clarke has been selected by Labour members to be Labour’s candidate for the forth-coming Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.

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Jim Clarke is Labour’s Choice for Sleaford and North Hykeham

Following a selection meeting held tonight, Wednesday, local man Jim Clarke has been selected by Labour members to be Labour’s candidate for the forth-coming Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election. Read more

Commenting on the resignation of Stephen Phillips MP, Jon Trickett, Labour’s National Campaign Co-ordinator and Shadow Lord President of the Council said:

Comment from Jon Trickett MP on the resignation of Stephen Phillips MP

Commenting on the resignation of Stephen Phillips MP, Jon Trickett, Labour’s National Campaign Co-ordinator and Shadow Lord President of the Council said: Read more

The Government have announced that community pharmacies will face a 12% cut on current funding levels for the rest of this financial year, and a 7.4% cut on current levels the year after. Labour’s Opposition Day debate, on Wednesday 2 November, will highlight that community pharmacies are valued assets that offer face-to-face healthcare advice which relieves pressure on other NHS services.

Tory cuts to local pharmacies threaten up to 245 pharmacy closures in the East Midlands

The Government have announced that community pharmacies will face a 12% cut on current funding levels for the rest of this financial year, and a 7.4% cut on current levels... Read more

The number of patients waiting for an hour or more in the back of ambulances to be transferred into A&E has more than doubled the last three years, leading to ‘ambulance queues’ forming outside English A&Es.

The number of patients waiting for an hour or more in the back of ambulances to be transferred into A&E has more than doubled the last three years

The number of patients waiting for an hour or more in the back of ambulances to be transferred into A&E has more than doubled the last three years, leading to... Read more

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