Whatever happens Thursday, the North needs more powers

With the Scottish independence vote on a knife edge, the need for the North to have  strong, powerful and effective regional government has never been greater. For the last four years, the Hannah Mitchell Foundation has been powerfully championing the cause across…

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September 16th, 2014

Claremount residents call for action on traffic calming

A number of residents in Claremount have contacted Linda about the continued problem of speeding in their local community. The recent introduction of 20mph speed limits on Claremount Road has been welcomed but local people are worried that motorists are flouting…

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September 12th, 2014

Courier Article on Surgery letters

The recent letters to patients from a North Halifax surgery provoked a huge outcry in the local community. Here is a copy of the article Linda wrote in the Halifax Courier on this important issue.

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September 12th, 2014

Park Ward Community Surgery

Linda will be holding a ‘community surgery’ in the Park Ward community on Friday September 19. The surgery will be from 5pm-7pm at the British Muslim Association, 86, Hopwood Lane, HX1 4EJ. You don’t need an appointment. Please feel free…

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September 12th, 2014

Government defeated as Linda supports vote to axe bedroom tax

A vote to axe the terrible bedroom tax has been passed in Parliament. The first step towards scrapping the tax for good was carried by 67 votes, including that of Linda, in a key vote in Parliament. The Labour Party has…

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September 5th, 2014

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