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This Budget is a ‘blank page in history for Hull’

Nov 22, 2017 - Tags:
Hull North MP Diana Johnson has reacted to today’s Budget from the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Diana Johnson MP said: “This Budget is a blank page in history for Hull.

This was not a Robin Hood Budget - he was good at hitting targets

This was Diana Johnson MP's speech today in the House of Commons debate on the Budget Statement by the Chancellor. It can be viewed at  


Hull MP attacks Tory Budget on Tax Credit cuts

Jul 08, 2015 - Tags:
Hull North MP Diana Johnson gave the speech below in the House of Commons Budget Debate on 9 July 2015. The speech can also be seen at

Budget 2015 - Your views

Mar 26, 2015

The budget last week set out what the current Coalition Government would do if they won the next General Election.

One or two bits of it I agreed with - like the commitment to finally include Hull companies in the scheme to give a grant to install super-fast broadband. This is a welcome boost for business and something I have been asking for since last year.

But on the whole I was struck by the difference between the picture painted by George Osborne and the picture I see every day when I am at my advice surgeries or out and about in Hull.


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