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We must celebrate and fight for the NHS

Our National Health Service turned 70 last Thursday and it was great to see so many people celebrating and saying ‘Thank You’ to NHS staff past and present.

Like so many, I’m proud that we have universal, free-to-use healthcare in Britain. Unfortunately, so many across the world don’t have that luxury. From the start of our lives, to the very end, our NHS is there for us.

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Figures show we need more police

Figures show we need more police

 

Government cuts to policing are putting the safety of Blackpool residents’ at risk and the stats speak for themselves.

 

Since 2010, 799 police officers have been cut from Lancashire constabulary and across the country the number of bobbies on the beat has fallen to its lowest level for 30 years. 

 

This is at a time when the latest crime statistics show...

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Labour hold “Rail Mayhem’ campaign day

Labour hold “Rail Mayhem’ campaign day to hold Chris Grayling to account

 

Labour have held a “Rail Mayhem” campaign day today (Monday) to mark the first working day that the running of the East Coast Mainline returns to public control following the collapse of the Virgin and Stagecoach franchise and to hold Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to account for his poor handling of the railways.

 

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No child should go hungry at school

Tory MP Paul Maynard urged by Labour to vote against his Government’s plans to leave Blackpool and Lancashire of 23,900 poorest children without a free school meal.

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

Today is Fuel Poverty Awareness Day; poorly insulated, low quality and energy inefficient housing along with spiralling energy costs and stagnating wages have left up to four million people up and down the country living in fuel poverty.

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My letter to Paul Maynard MP regarding Police Funding

Today I wrote to Paul Maynard MP asking him to finally take a stand and give our Police a fair settlement that properly protects our communities, not simply falling in line behind Theresa May.

Chris Webb has been selected as Labour’s candidate for the Blackpool North and Cleveleys constituency to stand in the next General Election.

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Patients and staff are currently experiencing the worst NHS winter crisis on record and now newly released figures show Blackpool Victoria Hospital is now the worst in the country for hitting its four-hour waiting time for A&E patients.

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Chris introduces Jeremy to his old High School

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At this years regional conference Chris arranged for students from his old high school, St Mary’s Academy, to meet with Jeremy Corbyn during his visit to Blackpool.

 

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