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To solve Britain’s problems, we must solve the north’s problems

Dec 15, 2013 - Tags:

Diana Johnson MP had the following blog published by the New Statesman on 15 December 2013. It can also be read at http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/12/solve-britain%E2%80%99s-problems-we-must-solve-north%E2%80%99s-problems


 



The same narrow economic focus that created our over-dependence on finance and the property bubble is also responsible for the north/south divide. We need a new strategy for regeneration.

Coalition's 'Flood Re' scheme doesn't hold water

Diana Johnson MP's article in the 30 November 2013 edition of the Hull Daily Mail on flood insurance can be read below, or at http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/Government-s-flood-insurance-plans-fail-meet/story-20244256-detail/story.html.



As plans for a new flood insurance scheme move forward, Hull North MP Diana Johnson shares her concerns about what it means for households and businesses in Hull


 

Cameron's futile gesture on green energy risks Hull jobs

Oct 22, 2013 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has slammed David Cameron’s statement in today’s Prime Minister’s Questions that he is reviewing state support for green energy.


Diana Johnson MP said: “While rejecting Labour’s energy price freeze, which he could introduce now, the Prime Minister now threatens to cut support for renewable energy. 

Hull MP slams Lib Dem Cable for backtracking on Heseltine funding plan

Jun 12, 2013 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has attacked the Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable for resisting Lord Heseltine’s proposals on localising regeneration funding to Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).

Diana Johnson MP asked: “On 18 March, the Treasury accepted Lord Heseltine’s proposals on devolving regeneration funding to local enterprise partnerships from 2015, but in late April the Business Secretary briefed journalists that “we will not be going down that road”.

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