The Collapse of Thomas Cook

The Government had the chance to stop Thomas Cook’s collapse by injecting £200m. It didn’t take it, and now faces a £600m bill to repatriate holiday makers with 22,000 jobs gone. What a disgrace. My thoughts are with all those facing redundancy today.

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Warrington Museum and Library Reopening

Thanks to YourLiveWire and Culture Warrington for inviting me along to the reopening of Warrington Museum and Library after its refurbishment! So much hard work has gone into bringing this building back to life so it can be enjoyed by all. More activities will be taking place and weekend

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Labour Launch Animal Welfare Manifesto

As well as looking out for the many and not the few, Labour also wants to be a voice for the those who can’t speak up. Labour recently published an Animal Welfare Manifesto, which outlines the radical action we will take in Government to strengthen animal welfare law, promote the highest level

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Museum of Policing in Cheshire Open Day

Had a great time visiting the Museum of Policing in Cheshire at their annual Open Day on Saturday. This is a fantastic hidden gem, located in the working Warrington Police Station on Arpley street and is a day out that can be enjoyed by everyone. The guided tours are excellent and give you a

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Day of celebration for St. Wilfrid’s Church

It was fantastic to attend St. Wilfrid’s Church in Grappenhall on Sunday for their Dedication of The New Church Bells service. I was pleased to support the funding bid for new bells back in 2018 so it was great to celebrate this achievement along with the rest of the community. It was a

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Pension Awareness Day

On Pension Awareness Day I stand by all 1950s-born women in Warrington South and across the country affected by changes to the state pension age. The women affected did not have fair notification of the changes and some women have told me they did not receive any notification at all. As a

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Roving Surgery at Golden Square, Warrington

Roving Surgery at Golden Square Warrington this afternoon. It was really nice to interact with many of my constituents. This is the best part of my job and I love it so much. I enjoyed every conversation today from potholes to Brexit, thank you to everyone who came out to support me.

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Crumbling number of homeowners under the Tory Government

When we finally see the end to this Conservative Government, the falling numbers of people owning their own homes will be just one in a long list of failures over the last 9 years. Figures now show that the number of homeowners under the age of 45 has fallen by 900,000. This government is

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