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Labour will slash energy, water and post bills through public ownership

Labour will slash energy, water and
post bills through public ownership

Labour will
cut household bills by £220 a year under public ownership of utilities.
Households are being ripped off with sky-high bills for energy, water and post
to pay out billions of pounds to shareholders. Labour will fix...Read More »


Escalating child obesity crisis demonstrates profound lack of action by the Conservatives - Jonathan Ashworth

Jonathan
Ashworth MP, Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary,
commenting on the
today’s childhood obesity statistics from the National Child Measurement
Programme, said:

“The
escalating childhood obesity crisis is a disgraceful example of how we are
depriving our children of the best possible start in life.

“The
UK has one of the...Read More »


The Conservatives are stonewalling any meaningful action to tackle tax avoidance - Peter Dowd

Peter Dowd MP, Labour’s Shadow Chief
Secretary to the Treasury
responding to the publishing of the EU Parliament’s
report on Money Laundering, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion and ahead of Labour’s
attempt to block the Government’s plans to protect offshore trusts from UK tax,
said:

“The report from the...Read More »


This is the third high-profile money laundering scandal to involve major British banks this year - John McDonnell

John
McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor
, responding
to reports linking British Banks to money laundering activity in South Africa,
said:

“This is the third high-profile money laundering
scandal to involve major British banks this year, and London has become
notorious as a global centre for money laundering. There are...Read More »


Tory cuts to police "have left our communities exposed" - Diane Abbott MP

Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s Shadow Home Secretary, commenting
on today’s ONS crime statistics, said:

 “The Tories can no longer hide behind claims that crime is falling
to justify their severe cuts to the police.

 “They have left our communities exposed, with police numbers the
lowest on record at a time...Read More »


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