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Hull North's rising child poverty raised in Commons

Nov 03, 2014 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today told the House of Commons about rising child poverty in Hull North.


Speaking in Work and Pensions Questions today Diana Johnson MP said: “According to the most recent figures published under this Government, 53% of children in the Orchard Park and Greenwood ward in my constituency are living in poverty, compared with 11% in the neighbouring constituency of Haltemprice and Howden.


“What is the Minister going to do to ensure that we do not end up with a permanently divided society?”

MP backs new Endike Food Bank's appeal for donations

Jul 18, 2013 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson delivered a food donation to the newly opened Endike Food Bank in 21st Avenue.


The use of charity Food Banks has tripled in the past year.


Job losses, rising food and fuel prices and tax hikes are seeing many Hull families struggling to make ends meet. Working people are on average £1,350 a year worse off since 2010. Benefit cuts are hitting many.


Local Labour MP Diana Johnson said: “It’s shocking in this day and age that even many people in work find it such a struggle to get the

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