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May 2011

Housing Minister agrees to visit Orchard Park Estate

May 16, 2011

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has accepted an invitation from Hull North MP Diana Johnson to visit North Hull’s Orchard Park Estate.

The undertaking was made at a meeting held today (Monday 16 May) between the Hull North Labour MP and the Housing Minister to discuss the future regeneration prospects for Orchard Park Estate after the Coalition Government’s axing last November of funding for a £160m housing scheme.

Hull MP to meet Housing Minister about Orchard Park Estate

May 10, 2011

Hull North Labour MP Diana Johnson is to meet Housing Minister Grant Shapps to discuss the future of housing regeneration in Hull North’s Orchard Park Estate.

The meeting, which takes place on Monday (16 May), follows the Coalition Government’s axing last November of funding for a £160m housing scheme for Orchard Park.

MP thanks Hull people for voting Labour

May 06, 2011

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has thanked Hull people for voting Labour in Thursday’s local elections as Labour gained 11 seats to take control of Hull City Council.

The Lib Dems lost 10 seats to Labour.

Diana Johnson MP said: “I would like to thank people all over Hull for voting Labour and I welcome all the new Labour councillors to Labour’s team serving Hull.