Faisal stands in solidarity with Royal Mail workers

Our fantastic Royal Mail staff are an integral part of every community in the UK – they have delivered our birthday cards, wedding presents and new born gifts. They have been there for us when it matters and now it’s our turn to show them our support. Postal workers have voted by a record

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Labour pledge to scrap Universal Credit

I have had many constituents come to see me in my office due to being badly affected by Universal Credit. I have seen first-hand how the Conservative Government’s flagship welfare reform programme is causing misery and hardship – leaving claimants in rent arrears or unable to afford their gas

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Faisal presses for improvements to Broomfields Leisure Centre

Warrington South MP Faisal Rashid recently visited Broomfields Leisure Centre to learn more about the potential improvements for the site. Commenting on the facility which adjoins Bridgewater High School at Appleton, he said: “It is well known that Broomfields Leisure Centre has been in need of

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Faisal visits Barrow Hall Primary School

Yesterday I visited Barrow Hall Primary School and talked to school council. It was wonderful to see so many children asking great questions. It is so important that we engage and invest in our children who are the future of our country. I inaugurated this school when I was The Mayor of

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Leasehold Scandal

A number of my constituents in Steinbeck Grange, Chapelford have been mis-sold leasehold properties by David Wilson Homes and face rip-off ground rents, punitive management fees and unfair contract conditions. The Government’s lack of action on this issue is unacceptable. Yesterday I asked the

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Reforming Probation Debate

What is with this government and their obsession with privatising public services? Just 5 years after Chris Grayling announced the privatisation of the probation system, the Government announced an embarrassing and costly U-turn. Last week I asked the Secretary of State for Justice to set out

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Voter ID at Polling Stations

The Government’s plan to prevent people from voting unless they can provide photo ID would mean more bureaucracy and more disenfranchisement, especially for poor and marginalised voters. I have tabled an Early Day motion urging the Government to think again. Of the 44.6m votes cast in 2017,

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Warrington West Train Station

Really exciting to see the progress of Warrington West Train Station. During my time as a Chapelford and Old Hall ward councillor I campaigned for the station and since my election to Parliament I have worked with the current ward councillors to ensure the proposals are delivered. Due to open

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