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Labour Shadow Crime Minister protests at 'soft' sentence for Stuart Hall

Jun 18, 2013 - Tags:

Hull North MP and Labour Shadow Crime and Security Minister Diana Johnson has written to the Attorney General about the 15 month sentence given to Stuart Hall.

Diana Johnson MP said: “I have written to ask that the Attorney General uses his powers to refer this 15 month sentence for Stuart Hall to the Court of Appeal on the basis that it is unduly lenient and not in the public interest.

Hull MP slams Lib Dem Cable for backtracking on Heseltine funding plan

Jun 13, 2013 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has attacked the Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable for resisting Lord Heseltine’s proposals on localising regeneration funding to Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs).

Diana Johnson MP asked: “On 18 March, the Treasury accepted Lord Heseltine’s proposals on devolving regeneration funding to local enterprise partnerships from 2015, but in late April the Business Secretary briefed journalists that “we will not be going down that road”.

Hull MP accuses Coalition of gambling with Hull green jobs

Jun 04, 2013 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has reacted to the 290-267 Commons vote against carbon targets on green energy policy by accusing the Coalition of gambling with Hull jobs.

Hull North MP Diana Johnson said: “By voting against the targets that would have provided much-needed confidence that Siemens and other green investors say they want over long term UK Government policy on green energy, Coalition MPs are gambling with the green jobs that Hull so urgently needs. If Hull fails to get these jobs, they will go abroad.

Labour sets out alternative Queen's Speech for One Nation

May 01, 2013 - Tags:

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.

Labour's Bills would include:


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