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This was not a Robin Hood Budget - he was good at hitting targets

This was Diana Johnson MP's speech today in the House of Commons debate on the Budget Statement by the Chancellor. It can be viewed at http://goo.gl/T35yy9.  

 

Hull MP calls for Humber Bridge tolls to be axed for Hull 2017

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has called for action to improve transport links to Hull for 2017 UK City of Culture, including the axing of Humber Bridge tolls.
 
Diana Johnson MP asked in the House of Commons: "The Leader of the House will be delighted to know that the “Rough Guide” has put Hull in the top 10 cities of the world to visit, alongside Vancouver and Amsterdam. I can see that he is delighted by that given the comments that he is making to the Government Chief Whip. 
 

The Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review and what it means for Hull North

Comprehensive Spending Review Response

This week the Government presented the “Comprehensive Spending Review” (CSR), which outlines all Government spending for the next five years. This will have a big impact on Hull and so below I have outlined the major decisions made in the CSR and what this means for us.

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Hull MP asks for Amy Johnson aircraft to be shown in Hull

Nov 19, 2015 - Tags:
Diana Johnson MP today made the case for the Gypsy Moth aircraft that Hull’s Amy Johnson flew to Australia in 1930 to be shown in Hull.
 
The Hull North MP is backing the idea of the historic aircraft being brought to Hull for the 2016 Amy Johnson Festival and the 2017 City of Culture.
 

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