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Hull MP pays respects to those who fell on the Western Front

Feb 19, 2014 - Tags:

As the centenery of the outbreak of World War One nears, Hull North MP Diana Johnson visited Passchendaele, Belgium, to pay her respects at the Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves and Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient campaign on the Western Front.

Diana waves Bransholme pupil off on Hull Trains trip to London

Feb 01, 2014 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today waved a Bransholme school pupil off on the eleven year-old's first-ever trip to London.


Amy Clinton, from Highlands Primary School was tasked with testing out the train operating company’s new kids’ packs, custom-designed to keep children entertained when travelling with the long-distance train operator. Amy also plans to report back to her local MP about the facilities generally for children traveling with Hull Trains.

Botched Coalition announcement shows why Bedroom Tax must be axed

Jan 31, 2014 - Tags:

Diana Johnson MP has called for the Bedroom Tax to be scrapped, after the Government announced further Discretionary Housing Payment funding to ease the problems the tax causes.

The Hull North MP believes that the Bedroom Tax is a cruel and unfair measure that hits over 400,000 disabled people and 60,000 households with carers across the country. 80,000 people have been hit with the Bedroom Tax in the Yorkshire and Humber region, including 50,400 disabled people.

Hull MP backs local bingo

Jan 17, 2014 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today backs local bingo with a visit to call numbers at Mecca Bingo in Hull North’s Clough Road.


The event, which officially launched the Bingo Association’s ‘Boost Bingo’ campaign, sees free games of bingo played in nearly 400 clubs around Britain.


The Boost Bingo campaign, calls on the Coalition Government to bring tax on bingo in line with other popular leisure pursuits. Most other gambling activities are taxed at 15%, but the bingo industry has been subjected to bingo duty at 20%. 

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