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“Whoever succeeds Tony Hall in this important role must address the many challenges the BBC faces today, taking action to close the gender pay gap, promote diversity and to protect free TV licenses for over 75s." –
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Labour Press Team Jan 19
Waiting lists are so long that patients are being forced to pay for their own treatment rather than suffer in pain. This is a fundamental breach of the NHS free at the point of use principle... Boris Johnson must act now to end this scandal -
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Labour Press Team Jan 17
. comments on the government’s UK-Africa Investment Summit
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Labour Press Team Jan 17
Boris Johnson should reverse his thoughtless decision to appoint Benita Mehra to the Grenfell Inquiry and apologise –
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Labour Press Team Jan 16
“This government is failing to provide the investment and support necessary to make high quality early years education available for all." -
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Labour Press Team Jan 16
“New hospitals that should already be open and serving the public will not be ready for years. This is completely unacceptable, and the Conservatives must take responsibility for being asleep at the wheel." -
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Labour Press Team Jan 16
“It is a national scandal that a decade of delay has meant that 5,000 ill and disabled people have died before receiving the money that they were owed as a result of ESA underpayments." -
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Labour Press Team Jan 16
“It shames Conservative ministers that after promising to pay for flammable cladding removal nine months ago, the government has only funded a single private block, leaving hundreds still covered.” -
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Labour Press Team Jan 16
“There is no evidence in this data that the government’s new approach to tackling knife crime is having a positive effect. The number of offences is rising while fewer offenders are facing jail, clear signs of failure.” -
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John Healey MP Jan 16
NEW shameful cladding stats: over 2.5 years after Grenfell, 315 buildings have been identified with the same deadly cladding but STILL haven't had it replaced. 76 blocks don't even have a plan to do so. When are the Tories going to get a grip?
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Labour Press Team Jan 15
“Today marks a significant day for our democracy, with 16 and 17-year-olds in Wales gaining the right to vote after years of campaigning and making their voices heard." –
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Labour Press Team Jan 15
“This is another taxpayer bailout for Richard Branson from the Tories. The government needs to come clean on the restructuring plan, which must include the trade unions, agreed as part of the deal." – responds to Flybe bailout by government
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Labour Press Team Jan 15
“Changing the A&E target won’t magic away the problems in our overcrowded hospitals, with patients left on trolleys in corridors for hours and hours." -
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Labour Press Team Jan 15
The Prime Minister has said many times he’s going to put this NHS funding issue into law but all this gimmick means is even longer waiting lists, more delays for cancer patients and more A&Es bursting at the seams. –
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Labour Press Team Jan 15
It’s now been almost three years since the Government promised a Green Paper on Social Care, and almost seven months since the Prime Minister stood on the steps of Downing Street and said he had prepared a “clear plan” to fix the crisis in social care. –
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Labour Press Team Jan 15
Last year, we saw 1 in 4 patients waiting more than two months to start their cancer treatment. How many more patients will face life-threatening delays because our NHS is understaffed and underfunded? –
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Labour Press Team Jan 15
Can the Prime Minister let the British people know why, after almost 10 years of the Tory government, patients are waiting longer for essential NHS care: whether it’s in A&Es, on waiting lists or for a GP appointment? -
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Labour Press Team Jan 14
“This bill will legally cap NHS expenditure for the next four years at a level that fails to tackle the crisis of growing waiting lists for surgery, cancer treatment or mental health care – or deal with overcrowded A&Es." -
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Labour Press Team Jan 14
"There is a danger that the pledge on police numbers goes the same way as the pledge on nurses, where new recruits are not extra police at all." -
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John McDonnell MP Jan 14
Netflix is ripping off the public, and our public services, by channelling profits through tax havens. The government should adopt Labour’s plan for unitary taxation, and not just a weak Digital Services Tax, so that multinationals pay their fair share:
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