Regional News

Campaign Success! Children’s heart surgery to stay at Glenfield
After seven years of campaigning, Liz Kendall MP has welcomed the decision taken by NHS England to keep children’s heart surgery at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.   ...
East Midlands Police Commissioners Slam Police Pay Boost As A ‘Cynical Deception’ – And Call For Your Help In Fight For Fairer Funding
The Government’s announcement that the pay cap on police wages will be lifted has been criticised as a ‘cynical deception’ – that means nothing without proper funding. ...
Labour’s £10 Real Living Wage would give half a million workers in the East Midlands a pay rise
New analysis shows Labour’s £10 Real Living Wage would give nearly half a million workers in the East Midlands a pay rise ...
Thank You - General Election 2017.
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This election is about our local schools - put Mansfield and Warsop’s future first and vote Alan Meale
At this election, political parties are reporting one question is coming up more than any other on the doorstep; why is every school in Mansfield and Warsop facing cuts when other areas down south aren’t?  ...
12,600 children in Leicester face losing free school lunches under Tory plans
Liz Kendall, Labour’s candidate for Leicester West, today revealed new figures showing 12,600 children in Leicester would lose their free school meal under Tory plans. ...
Nearly 20,000 Mansfield and Warsop pensioners set to lose out on Winter Fuel Allowance this winter
A staggering 18,270 Mansfield and Warsop pensioners are set to lose their Winter Fuel allowance under new Conservative Party manifesto pledges, representing 84% of those eligible in Mansfield and Warsop.  ...
Every school in Mansfield and Warsop facing cuts under the Conservative Government’s new schools funding formula, with some set to lose as much as £960 per pupil.
Damming new figures released recently show that every school in Mansfield and Warsop is due to face per pupil cuts under the Conservative Party Government’s new school funding formula.  ...
Liz Kendall challenges Conservative opponent to oppose cuts to local schools
Liz Kendall, Labour’s candidate for Leicester West, today challenged her Conservative opponent to oppose his party’s plans to cut funding from local schools....
Alan Meale speaks out for women affected by state pension age increases
Thousands of Nottinghamshire women have been short changed by changes to the state pension age for women born in the 1950s.  ...
MORE THAN 30 LOCAL HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS DECLARE SUPPORT FOR LABOUR CANDIDATE BETH MILLER AS SHE VOWS TO PROTECT NHS SERVICES
More than 30 local healthcare professionals have declared their support for Beth Miller, the Labour Party candidate for the Corby and East Northamptonshire seat in June’s general election, after she pledged to protect local healthcare services against proposed government cuts....
Labour to halt the Tories chaotic hospital closure plan
Labour will today announce that a future Labour Government will immediately halt the proposed closure of A&Es in England and carry out a full scale review of all proposals. ...
East Midlands Labour candidates announced
The East Midlands Labour Party is pleased to announce the full list of Labour candidates standing in this June’s general election....
Labour announce candidate for Nottingham North
The East Midlands Labour Party has announced that Alex Norris has been selected as Labour’s candidate for the Nottingham North constituency to stand in this June’s general election.  ...
Labour announce three point election guarantee for NHS staff
Today, Wednesday, Labour have announced their three point election guarantee for NHS staff: Pay increased to a sustainable level which reflects the complexity of the work carried out Safe staffing levels put into law so that finances never take precedent over patient safety And fully funded education which prepares our NHS staff to be the best in the world After seven years of neglect by the Conservative Government, Labour will make sure NHS staff are properly supported to provide the best possible quality of services for patients....
Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary Praises Labour run Nottinghamshire County Council over Education investment
Today, Tuesday, Angela Rayner was in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, to visit Holgate Primary School, one of the county’s new schools built by the Labour run County Council.  ...
Labour declares war on late payment to small businesses
New research from Labour reveals small businesses across the East Midlands are missing out on over £1.7b each year due to late payments from big companies....
Labour: free school meals for all primary school children in the East Midlands
Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, and Angela Rayner, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, yesterday announced that the next Labour Government will provide free school meals for all primary school children....
Shadow Health Secretary responds to the news that Lincoln's A&E has reached crisis point
Jonathan Ashworth MP, Labour Shadow Health Secretary, commenting on reports in today’s media about Lincoln’s A&E reaching crisis point, said:...
Jeremy Corbyn speech to launch Labour's Local Election campaign
Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, launching Labour’s Local Election campaign yesterday:  ...