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

Andy Burnham backs local ‘Save our A & E’ campaign

Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has backed the campaign to ‘Save Our A & E’. Speaking to a packed room on a visit to Halifax he praised the sterling efforts of local people fightning to save the A & E. He said Halifax…

April 9th, 2014