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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

Hull North MP Diana Johnson made the speech below, speaking from the Labour Front Bench, in the Second Reading debate for the Modern Slavery Bill.

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Hull North MP and Labour Shadow Crime and Security Minister Diana Johnson has expressed concern about whether current anti-terror laws are “fit for purpose”.

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What I'm doing in the Constituency

New report shows the regional divide growing under the Coalition

A new research report, edited by Hull North MP Diana Johnson, arguing that regional inequality has worsened under the Coalition Government is being launched today (20 March).

The Unions 21 report, entitled Rebalancing the Economy: New Thinking on Britain’s Regional Inequalities, argues that the regional divide has reasserted itself under the Coalition since 2010 because, despite ministerial rhetoric, little has been done to fundamentally rebalance the economy.

Budget is missed opportunity for Hull

Mar 18, 2015 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has described today’s Budget as a “missed opportunity” for Hull.

Hull North MP Diana Johnson said: “Today’s Budget documents show that rail electrification from Selby to Hull could come as late as 2024.

“This is a huge missed opportunity. Had Ministers given any priority to Hull’s privately financed scheme when Humber MPs, Humber LEP and businesses lobbied Ministers for it over a year ago, at that point it was still possible for the scheme to be done in time for 2017 City of Culture.


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