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  • The rise in fuel poverty is simply not good enough

    Rebecca Long-Bailey MP, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, commenting on a report from the Committee on Fuel Poverty, said:
    “The rise in fuel poverty is simply not good enough – we are going backwards. As the report points out, in 2019 there will still be thousands of fuel poor households living in Band F and G properties. A cold, poorly insulated home doesn’t just mean that lots of heat is wasted resulting in a high bill, it means getting ill, it means repeated visits to the doctor, a much longer recovery time and a greater pressure on the NHS.

  • Government is out of step with rest of the world when it comes to tackling tax avoidance

    Peter Dowd MP, Labour’s Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, commenting on the Public Accounts

  • The OECD has been damning of the Tories’ bungling of the Brexit negotiations

    John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor, responding to the publication today of the OECD’s Economic

  • Labour calls on Conservative MPs to support motion to pause Universal Credit roll out

    Ahead of a vote in the House of Commons today (Wednesday 18 October), Labour’s Shadow Work and Pe

  • Councillor Paul Longshaw

    It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing away of our friend and colleague Paul.

  • Paul Dennett's speech at Andy Burnham’s Homelessness Summit

    The speech below was given yesterday at Andy Burnham's Homelessness Summit, the first meeting of the Homelessness Action Network.

  • Cladding to be removed from high rise homes in Pendleton

    Salford City Council has announced that cladding is to be removed from its high rise homes in Pendleton

    City Mayor of Salford, Paul Dennett said “The disaster in Grenfell Tower fire has raised questions about the safety of tower blocks nationally


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