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April 2010

Denis Healey backs Labour’s Diana Johnson

Apr 29, 2010

Denis Healey today urged Hull North voters to back Labour’s candidate Diana Johnson in the General Election on 6 May.

In a message, which will be delivered across Hull North from the weekend, Denis Healey, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, says: “I urge you to vote for Labour’s Diana Johnson on Thursday 6 May.

“Voting any other way means a Tory government. This would be terrible for everyone in Hull – from pensioners to young families. I remember what the Tories were like before. They haven’t changed.

Lib Dem immigration policy would undermine Hull job-seekers

Apr 23, 2010

Diana Johnson, Labour’s General Election candidate for Hull North, today claimed that Lib Dem immigration plans as would undermine local people looking for work in Hull.

The comments were made after a Hull North Labour party event held at the Pilot Pub in North Hull’s Greenwood Avenue attended by the Home Secretary Alan Johnson, who is also Labour’s candidate for Hull West and Hessle.

Lib Dem policies that effect jobs and immigration include:

• An amnesty letting illegal immigrants stay in the UK

• A new right for asylum seekers to take jobs

Hull MP welcomes historic Bransholme vote

Apr 01, 2010

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has welcomed today’s ballot result that will mean North Bransholme Estate tenants getting large-scale investment in their homes.

It was announced today that in a ballot among the tenants of around 1,200 Council homes in the Bransholme North area, 451 voted to transfer their homes to Riverside Housing Group, with 346 voting against.

This represents a ‘yes’ vote by 56.58% to 43.42%. The turnout was 64.93%.