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February 2008

Hull MP backs Fairtrade Fortnight

Feb 24, 2008

On the eve of Fairtrade Fortnight, Hull North MP Diana Johnson has encouraged Hull people to buy Fair Trade products.

Diana joined Douglas Alexander MP, Secretary of State for International Development, to support this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs from 25 February to 9 March.

Diana Johnson MP also welcomed the Government’s announcement of further support to the Fair Trade movement and urged Hull constituents to match this commitment.

MP wants more apprenticeships in Hull

Feb 06, 2008

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today called for young people in Hull to take advantage of Labour’s ambitious plan to expand and improve apprenticeships.

The appeal came as the Hull North Labour MP met John Denham MP, Secretary of State for Innovation Universities and Skills, at the House of Commons to discuss plans in the Government’s Apprenticeships Review for a major increase in the number of apprenticeships.