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Budget 2015 - Your views

Mar 26, 2015

The budget last week set out what the current Coalition Government would do if they won the next General Election.

One or two bits of it I agreed with - like the commitment to finally include Hull companies in the scheme to give a grant to install super-fast broadband. This is a welcome boost for business and something I have been asking for since last year.

But on the whole I was struck by the difference between the picture painted by George Osborne and the picture I see every day when I am at my advice surgeries or out and about in Hull.

Hull MP slams Coalition and UKIP failure to back Labour on cutting energy bills

Jan 14, 2015 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has reacted to today’s 305-228 Commons vote against Labour’s bid to give regulators the power to force energy firms to cut household bills.

Hull North MP Diana Johnson said: “Lib Dem, Tory and UKIP MPs today voted down Labour’s bid to give regulators the power to force the big energy firms to pass on reduced costs to customers in serious cuts to bills.

The Humber’s only woman MP hosts ‘What Women Want’ event

Mar 07, 2014 - Tags:

Diana Johnson, the only woman MP in East Yorkshire and the Humber, today (Friday 7 March) holds a special listening event with women shop-workers ahead of International Women’s Day.


The Hull North MP will meet with women workers from the USDAW shop-workers’ union at the Tesco in Hall Road, Hull North, at 11.30am to listen to local women talk candidly about some of the challenges they face.

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