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February 2018

Hull MP demands fairer deal for the North on transport investment

Diana Johnson MP led a House of Commons Estimates Day Debate on the spending of the Department of Transport, asking for a fairer deal on investment in transport for the North.

Ask not what the country can do for the North

Feb 09, 2018 - Tags:
Diana Johnson MP has had the article below published in the Yorkshire Post today (9 February) on the Northern Powerhouse.

Hull MP accuses Government of going back 100 years on council funding

Feb 07, 2018 - Tags:
Speaking in the Commons, Hull North MP Diana Johnson has accused the Government of going back 100 years in forcing ‘the poor to keep the poorest’ with council tax hikes, while cutting Government funding for council services, in deprived areas like Hull.

Tory plans to cuts free school meals condemned by Hull MP

Feb 05, 2018 - Tags:
Hull North MP Diana Johnson has slammed Tory plans to change the threshold for free school meals eligibility under Universal Credit.
The move could leave over a million children nationally without a hot meal in schools.

Labour MPs bid to tackle Holiday Hunger in Hull

Feb 02, 2018 - Tags:
Hull North MP Diana Johnson convenes a meeting today (Friday 2 February) to kick-start a scheme to help tackle the scandal of children going hungry during the school holidays.