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Hull MP accuses Coalition of gambling with Hull green jobs

Jun 04, 2013 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has reacted to the 290-267 Commons vote against carbon targets on green energy policy by accusing the Coalition of gambling with Hull jobs.

Hull North MP Diana Johnson said: “By voting against the targets that would have provided much-needed confidence that Siemens and other green investors say they want over long term UK Government policy on green energy, Coalition MPs are gambling with the green jobs that Hull so urgently needs. If Hull fails to get these jobs, they will go abroad.

Labour sets out alternative Queen's Speech for One Nation

May 01, 2013 - Tags:

In advance of the Coalition Government's latest Queen's Speech on 8 May, Labour has set out its alternative Queen's Speech to show the action that a Labour Government would be taking over the next year.

Labour's Bills would include:

Diana shows up Lib Dems in House over Mansion Tax

Mar 12, 2013 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has slammed Lib Dems for voting against their own flagship Mansion Tax policy in the House of Commons today.

After going along with the Tory tax cut for millionaires, a failing economic plan, a VAT rise and a trebling of tuition fees the Lib Dems had a chance today to finally vote for a policy that was in their manifesto – a Mansion Tax on properties worth over £2m.

Instead Lib Dem MPs joined the Tories to vote the policy down.


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