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Fighting for a Fair Deal for Hull Since 2010 the Government has moved money away from Hull to wealthier areas, hitting local services and Hull council tax payers hard.   You can see the results all...

What I'm doing in Parliament

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.

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Diana Johnson focuses on Lib Dem hypocrisy over Mansion Tax

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

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What I'm doing in the Constituency

Hull MP launches Fair Deal for Hull petition

Feb 13, 2013

Diana Johnson MP today launched the Fair Deal for Hull petition against the level of cuts in local services being imposed on Hull by the Coalition Government.

Over the past two years Hull’s funding has been cut by £163.50 per head, compared to the national average of £74 per head.

On top of the cuts already made to local services over the past two years, this year Hull City Council is having to make further cuts in services such as refuse collection, school transport and libraries - while increasing meals on wheels prices and the Council Tax.

Hull MP slams latest round of Police cuts

Feb 13, 2013

Hull North MP and Shadow Crime Minister Diana Johnson has condemned the latest round of frontline policing cuts, voted through the Commons by the Coalition today (13 February).

Figures released today show that the Government has cut over £1bn from the police since 2010, meaning 227 fewer police officers for Humberside.

The Home Office released the police grant figures for 2013/14 and confirmed that investment in police would be at a three year low with over £1bn cut from policing in England and Wales since the 2010 Election.


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