Local Tories in disarray on A & E issue

The Conservative campaigns in Halifax and Calder Valley are in disarray after they gave out mixed messages on the future of the local A & E. In Halifax, the Tories say the A & E is threatened with closure. Meanwhile…

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January 8th, 2015

Linda support vote to axe the bedroom tax

The hated bedroom tax will remain in place little longer after a Parliamentary motion to scrap it was rejected by Tory AND Lib Dem MPs. Linda supported the motion to axe the tax. The bedroom tax has hit over 1,500 people in Halifax. It has…

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December 17th, 2014

Hive goes from strength to strength

The excellent Hive organisation in Halifax continues to do some fantastic work for the local community. Linda recently visited the centre, which does brilliant work to support adults with learning disabilities. The Hive is a really well run place, with…

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December 10th, 2014

NHS jobs under threat as cuts bite

Hundreds of health jobs in Calderdale are under threat as the local Trust is forced to implement Government cutbacks. The latest cut to local NHS services has been revealed in the Huddersfield Examiner. The story can be read in full…

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December 4th, 2014

Linda backs the bill to save NHS

Linda has voted to ‘back the bill’ which will curb the private sector’s role in the NHS. The important bill was passed in Parliament last Friday (19 November) with a thumping majority. It will now take the return of a…

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November 26th, 2014

Landlords say cheers as Linda backs pub fair deal

The ‘fair deal for your local’ campaign has won a stunning success. Linda was one of 284 MPs who backed a parliamentary amendment to ensure landlords and drinkers get a fairer deal. It passed with a majority of 15. The vote…

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November 18th, 2014