Linda supports ‘Kashmir Million March’.

Linda showed her support for the ‘Kashmir million march’ by attending the rally in London on 26 October. Dozens of people from Halifax were on the march and Linda was pleased to support them and their campaign. Below are two…

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October 29th, 2014

Linda hits out at Lloyds job losses

Linda has hit out at the 9,000 Lloyds job losses and over 100 branch closures as reported here. The impact will be felt in Halifax and other towns and cities across the country. Linda has called the redundancies “unnecessary” and called for…

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October 29th, 2014

Time for more powers for Yorkshire

It’s time for strong, powerful and effective new powers for Yorkshire and other Northern regions. That was the message from Linda in a passionate parliamentary speech this week. The debate was held in Parliament following the recent Scottish referendum vote….

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October 16th, 2014

Halifax car parking fiasco

Linda has issued a brief statement after Calderdale Council revealed its on street car parking charges were open to challenge. The full story can be read here, news of a dedicated phoneline here and the reaction of Labour Group Leader Cllr Tim Swift…

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October 9th, 2014

Linda backs heads in 6th form college warning

Linda has urged Calderdale Council to listen to the views of local head teachers in the on-going debate on whether the town should have a new 6th form college. Five heads from respected secondary schools have urged the Council to…

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October 2nd, 2014

Why I voted against Iraq bombing

Since I was elected to Parliament in 2005, I voted against interventions in Syria, Libya and I have consistently opposed the bombings in Iraq and Afghanistan. Last Friday, yet another motion was tabled before parliament to start bombings in Iraq….

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September 30th, 2014