June’s edition of my E-Newsletter

Check out the recent edition of my e-newsletter here. This edition contains information on the EU Withdrawal Bill, recent #RailFail for passengers from Greenfield, my Annual Summer School as well as constituency and parliamentary news, including an update on ShopDirect. For more regular

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Update on Shop Direct

As I have previously mentioned in my statements on Shop Direct, I am bitterly disappointed that Shop Direct failed to engage with the council, Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, or myself about their plans to move to the East Midlands, including over the 18 months that this was being

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Carillion Pension Scheme

As Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary I have recently written to both the Government and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to ask why a funding shortfall at Carillion’s pension scheme was allowed to widen before the construction group’s collapse. My letters (which you can read below) ask a series of

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A new social security system for a new world of work

Although we may have seen national employment rates increase, there are still real failures in the labour market which are not being addressed through the Conservative government’s punitive approach to social security or through their incoherent industrial strategy. Over the past 30 years, the

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