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New figures show David Cameron’s cuts to Tax Credits could hit three quarters of Hull North children

Jun 24, 2015 - Tags:
New figures from Labour show that 71% of families with children in Hull North could be hit be David Cameron’s Tax Credit cuts.
 
Three quarters of the constituency’s children – exactly 75% - are in households who currently receive tax credits.
 
The House of Commons figures also show that well over half of families in Hull North receiving Tax Credits are in work.
 
68% of Hull West and Hessle families receive tax credits, while two thirds of families in Hull East benefit from the payments. 
 

Diana Johnson increases Hull North Labour majority twenty fold

May 08, 2015 - Tags:
Diana Johnson retained her Hull North Commons seat for Labour with a hugely increased majority at the General Election.
 
Speaking as her result was declared at Hull's Guildhall, Diana Johnson thanked Hull North constituents and all those who helped in her campaign after the Labour majority increased from 641 to 12,899.
 

The choice facing Hull people

May 06, 2015 - Tags:
Hull North Labour candidate Diana Johnson today appealed for Hull voters to help elect a Labour government. 
 
Speaking before voters go to the polls on Thursday, Diana Johnson said: “This General Election is a choice between having a Labour government or another Tory-led government.
 
“Another Tory-led government would mean further unfair cuts directed at Hull, deeper cuts to local policing and even to our armed forces.
 

Fear of crime rises in Hull North as police cuts bite

Bransholme and Orchard Park residents in Hull North have told Labour’s Diana Johnson about increasing problems of crime and anti-social behaviour since recent policing cuts. 
 
In a survey of the area that Diana Johnson recently conducted as the local MP the majority of residents said that they have experienced an increase in anti-social behaviour in the past year – 71% in Orchard Park and 55% in Bransholme.
 

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