Linda slams “staggering” surgery letters

Linda has hit out at letters telling patients at a local GP surgery they will be assessed on the phone before an appointment will be made. The letters were sent out by the Keighley Road practice in North Halifax. They…

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August 10th, 2014

Linda hits out at con/dem ‘power grab’

Linda has blasted the “grubby behind the scenes manoeuvre” which saw the Tory Lib Dems councillors vote themselves into power in a secret town hall deal. It is only two months since the voters backed Labour to run the council with an…

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July 31st, 2014

Passport help – important message

My office is being inundated with calls, letters and e-mails from people wanting help to resolve passport delays. I am dealing with requests as soon as possible, but to make it easier to get answers from the passport office please…

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June 13th, 2014

Pictures from the march to ‘Save our A & E’

The recent march and rally as part of the campaign to ‘save our A & E’ was supported by hundreds of people across Halifax and Calderdale. Here are some of the photos from a successful event, as we keep up…

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May 16th, 2014

Halifax ignored in A & E ‘drop in sessions’

Linda has hit out at health bosses for “ignoring” Halifax residents in drop in sessions about the axe facing our local A & E. The sessions have been announced as part of a ‘discussion’ about future plans for the NHS. In effect they are talking…

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May 14th, 2014

A & E consultation process a sham

Here is my latest article in the Halifax Courier on the A & E closure proposal. It outlines the lack of consultation process and public information on the plan to axe our A & E. ‘The response from the people of…

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April 17th, 2014