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Hull MP appointed to key government watchdog

Jul 17, 2005

Hull North's Labour MP Diana Johnson has been appointed to the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee.

This prestigious committee examines reports from the National Audit Office on the economy, efficency and effectiveness of government departments and other public bodies. The committee looks at the successes and failures of service delivery on subjects as diverse as dentistry, homelessness and renewable energy.

The committee meets twice weekly when Parliament is sitting and produces around 50 reports per year, twice as many as any other Parliamentary committee.

Sun safety a burning issue for Hull MP

Jun 29, 2005

Hull North Diana Johnson MP had her skin checked at a special Molewatch clinic organised by Cancer Research UK yesterday (29th June) and backed the campaign for sun safety. The clinic, staffed by dermatologists and specialist skin cancer nurses, was held to promote skin cancer awareness and the importance of SunSmart behaviour this summer. Diana Johnson said: “With summer upon us we all need to remember the importance of staying safe in the sun. The shocking fact is that sunburn can double your risk of skin cancer. It is important to avoid getting sunburnt.


Hull North MP Diana Johnson today welcomed the Government's publication of a wide-ranging action plan to improve services for elderly residents in care homes.

The plan includes the following key recommendations:

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Hull North MP Diana Johnson has welcomed the improvement in Hull secondary school GCSE results that was announced today.

Diana Johnson, MP for Hull North, said: “These results are a tribute to the hard work, often in challenging circumstances, of Hull pupils, teachers and parents. It shows that the investment in raising school standards by our Labour Government and Council is making a real difference.

“These results are another sign of an improving Hull. We clearly still have far to go, but Hull is firmly on the right road in giving more of our youngsters a bright future.”

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