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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

April 17th, 2014