Chris Webb, Labour's Parliamentary Candidate for Blackpool North and Cleveleys, responding to the end of year crime stats released today which show recorded violent crime is up 20%, an increase of 136% since 2010, said:
"This Conservative Government is losing the fight against violent crime, and their reckless cuts to the police and youth support are at...
Chris Webb hails ‘justice for leaseholders’ with new plans to cap excessive property fees and save home-owners thousands of pounds
Article in the Blackpool Gazette 26/6/19. - I'm appalled but not surprised new stats released from the ONS and the Government show Local government funding cuts are hitting areas with the highest levels of homeless deaths.
A new report shows that in Blackpool and Thornton-Cleveleys the poorest pensioners missed out on £14m of pension credit in 2016/17.
The poorest pensioners have missed out on £7 billion of Pension Credit since the last election, which means vulnerable people are being left without much-needed income.
This comes on top of a Social care system in crisis under the Tories as the impact of eight years of cuts to...
Chris Webb, Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Blackpool North and Cleveleys said, “8,000 households in Blackpool and Thornton-Cleveleys are set to be affected if free TV licences for over-75s are scrapped altogether under this Tory Government”.
It has been reported today that the number of high street retail jobs fell in every region except London between 2012 and 2017.
Chris is taking part in Ultra White-Collar Boxing in aid of Cancer Research UK this Sunday at the De Vere hotel in Blackpool.
Chris will be joining a group of first-time boxers who have trained for the past eight weeks at Pure Impact Muay Thai Boxing Gym in Blackpool under the training of local fighter Will Goldie-Galloway.
This Wednesday fighters will be paired up with their opponents and will...
My article in the Blackpool Gazette on 19th February 2019
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust A&E failing after nine years of Tory cuts
Chris Webb met with Labour’s Deputy Leader and Shadow Digital, Culture, Media and Sport secretary, Tom Watson MP in Parliament on Wednesday to discuss his campaign against cuts free TV licenses. Under the proposals thousands of local pensioners would lose their free TV license entitlement.