February and March edition of my E-newsletter

Check out the recent edition of my e-newsletter here. This edition contains information on Carillion and Government failure, , and constituency and parliamentary news including remembering my dear friend Councillor Sue Dearden and the inspirational work she did, at her funeral. Rest in

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Labour will create a radical system that works for women

On International Women’s Day, it is right that we celebrate the contribution of women in our society, and step up our fight for equality. But while we will hear warm words from the Prime Minister, the reality is that under her government women are being hit hard by austerity, from cuts to

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TUC Pensions Conference

I spoke at the TUC pensions conference as Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary and detailed the alternative Labour can provide. My speech, based on the issue of “In from the pension fringes: when will social and green issues go mainstream?” is below, in full. “I welcome the

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