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A record 726 people died homeless last year

New ONS figures revealing that a record 726 people died homeless last year.

 

There were a record-high 726 deaths of homeless people in England and Wales registered in 2018 – the highest year-to-year increase (22 per cent since) records began.

 

The mean age at death was 45 years for males and 43 years for females in 2018, compared to an average of 76 years for men and 81...

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We want our Bobbies back!

My speech to Boris Johnson. Click below to watch. 

 

EXPOSED: The true scale of Tory cuts to police

New analysis, using figures submitted by the National Police Chiefs Council to the police pay review body, released under FoI, reveal the Tories have cut direct government funding to police forces by a £3.6 billion since 2010-11 (or 33.7 percent). This is over three times more than the extra funding promised.
A leaked letter from the Home Secretary to the Mayor of London last month, also revealed...

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Letter to Paul Maynard MP

My letter to our Conservative MP Paul Maynard urging him to keep his manifesto pledge and fund free tv licences for older people. 

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Over a million children have gone hungry this summer

Over a million children have gone hungry this summer, official government figures reveal

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Today I have announced my support to give councils the power to reopen abandoned shops to “revive Britain’s struggling high streets.” The policy comes as latest figures show that over 10% of town centre shops are empty.

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The message is simple, we want our bobbies back!

Click below to watch my latest video on police cuts and crime in Blackpool and Thornton-Cleveleys. 

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Youth offending funding slashed by 51%

Blackpool’s youth offending teams has had their funding slashed by 51 per cent under Tories and Lib Dems

 

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Chris slams Government after recent crime stats

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...