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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...

Chris Webb hails ‘justice for leaseholders’

Chris Webb hails ‘justice for leaseholders’ with new plans to cap excessive property fees and save home-owners thousands of pounds

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Homeless deaths linked to cuts

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.

 

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