New social security cuts come into force this week that could cost the hardest-hit single parents more than £6,000 by 2019. The changes coming into force on this week include limiting the child element of support to the first two children, removing the family element of support for new
I am urging people to stand with me and fight the Government’s new regulations which will see another cut in support for disabled people and people with chronic mental health conditions. The new regulations introduced on 23rd February 2017 are due to come into force on 16th March without
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Oldham politicians met with the Interfaith Forum, and other local groups and individuals, at a special meeting held at Oldham Parish Church to discuss recent events in America particularly the travel ban imposed by US President, Donald Trump, on seven, mainly Muslim, countries consisting
Check out the January edition of my e-newsletter here. This month’s e-newsletter contains information on my response to the draft version of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework, Greenfield Rail campaign, Sports for All initiative, Tackling violence and sexual exploitation campaign,
I have written to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority today with my response to the draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework, detailing my concerns as well as those of my constituents. You can read my submission in full below. “To whom it may concern, I am writing to
I have launched a new initiative called Sports for All at Oldham Leisure Centre with the help of rugby league legend, Kevin Sinfield MBE and Labour’s candidate for Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham MP. Other local people working with me on the scheme include former Oldham
Today marks the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. I am proud to join millions of activists around the world campaigning to end the terrible epidemic of gender-based violence. Two women are killed every week in England and Wales by a current or former partner.
This Autumn Statement has revealed the Tories’ so-called long term economic plan lies in tatters. After six wasted years we now see growth revised down in 2017 and 2018, with borrowing and debt up which means the Tories are failing our economy, failing working people and even failing all
I launched Labour’s Disability Equality Roadshow on Friday and this will go nationwide over the coming months. This engagement process will take the first steps in developing policies which can tackle the structural issues affecting deaf and disabled people and their carers across the UK,