Labour commits to a Unitary Northampton Council as General Election policy

Labour have announced that it will be supporting the campaign for three unitary authorities in Northamptonshire should they win the next General Election.  The Government was expected to table their Structural Change Order ahead of Parliament dissolving, but opted not to in the face of confirmed Labour opposition. Labour’s Communities team have stated that instead […]

Posted: 6 th November 2019

NGH NEEDS LABOUR – WE WILL PROTECT OUR NHS

NORTHAMPTON GENERAL HOSPITAL NEEDS LABOUR – WE WILL PROTECT OUR NHS Northampton General Hospital and the NHS is such an important issue for local people and it is regarded as the number priority for most. Worryingly it has been announced in recent days that the hospital has been given orders to improve after a watchdog […]

Posted: 2 nd November 2019

LABOUR BACKS A UNITARY NORTHAMPTON COUNCIL

NATIONAL PARTY POLICY ANNOUNCED… As many local people will know, following the Tories crashing the County Council the Conservative Government have plans for us – they propose is to dissolve Northamptonshire County Council and the seven Borough’s & District Council’s (including Northampton Borough Council) and create two councils one for North Northants and one for […]

Posted: 7 th October 2019

PARLIAMENT SHUTDOWN – A NASTY PRECEDENT!

PARLIAMENT SHUTDOWN – A NASTY PRECEDENT! Protests are underway across the country against the government’s decision to prorogue parliament and essentially close down scrutiny or further meaningful debate on Brexit, as we head towards the 31st October deadline.  I fully support these peaceful protests; it is a fundamental part of a free & democratic society […]

Posted: 31 st August 2019

TORIES CONSIDER RAISING PENSION AGE TO 75

Over the last week there has been fury over the government’s consideration to raise the pension age to 75 based on findings from the centre right think tank, The Centre for Social Justice, which is led by the former conservative party leader Iain Duncan Smith. The proposal is to raise the state pension age to […]

Posted: 28 th August 2019