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July 2019

Diana Johnson demands fair share of new police officers for Hull

Speaking in the House of Commons, Hull North MP Diana Johnson asked how many new police officers will be seen in Hull - and when.
This follow the announcement from the new Prime Minister of funding for 20,000 more police officers nationally.
The Tory/ Lib Dem Coalition had cut 21,000 police since 2010, leading to a surge of crime and anti-social behaviour in Hull and around the country.

MP supports annual Hull Pride celebration

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Diana Johnson MP was delighted to once again join Hull's annual Hull Pride March and Festival.
Leading the celebration was Hull's Lord Mayor and Admiral of the Humber Cllr Steve Wilson, a councillor in Hull North's University Ward, and his family.

Hull MP slates Tory leadership candidates for ignoring NHS Infected Blood victims

Diana Johnson MP asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why Tory leadership candidates are ignoring calls for proper compensation for NHS Infected Blood victims.
This is in light of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt both making huge public spending pledges in their campaigns to become Conservative Party Leader and Prime Minister. 

Hull MP slams latest delay in phasing out the North's 'knackered' Pacer Trains

Speaking in the House of Commons, Hull North MP Diana Johnson attacked the latest delay in the replacement of Pacer Trains in Northern England.
The Labour MP compared the delays to investment in the North to the billions spent improving transport in London and the South East on schemes such as Crossrail.