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NHS satisfaction survey shows historic low

A damning NHS satisfaction report has been published this month by The Kings Fund and Nuffield Trust. The public and those that work in the organisation are feeling the least satisfied in many years. I was interviewed by Ian Collins on BBC Radio Kent about this latest shocking report. Joining me as a guest on the […]

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Ambulance service crisis

I was very pleased to be able to contribute to the important Ambulance Service debate on Radio Kent this Morning. Adding my voice and Labour’s perspective along with Charlie Elphicke, Conservative MP for Dover. The Ambulance service is an extremely important part of our NHS. However, like a great of deal of the NHS, it […]

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In the news: March 2019

Along with other councillors, I continue to get the Labour Party perspective in the media. Here are just a few of the news stories where I have championed a socialist perspective during March. This page will be updated throughout the month. Newington Matters Public Meeting The Isle of Thanet News has covered our plans to […]

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In the news: February 2019

Thanet’s Labour Party continues to voice opinion in our community. Here are just a few of the news stories where I have championed a socialist perspective during February. Thanet District Council and failing Grayling We have had news crews a plenty here in Ramsgate to cover Chris Grayling’s shambolic planning for a no-deal Brexit. The […]

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In the news: January 2019

The Labour Party in Thanet continues to voice opinion in our community. Here are just a few of the news stories where I have championed a socialist perspective during January. HGV post-Brexit Trial run On January 7 there was considerable coverage of the stress testing of the Manston to Dover lorry route and the holding […]

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Not buoyed up by Seaborne

We received news this weekend that the Government has awarded contracts to ferry companies ahead of an impending no-deal Brexit. The total budget of £107million is to be shared between three companies as part of a plan to alleviate stress on transport networks in Kent. Yet, one of the named firms, Seaborne Freight has no […]

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Newington Matters December Newsletter

Another edition of Newington Matters has been delivered to thousands of homes by Labour Party volunteers. The ward newsletter highlights issues faced by Newington residents that are being tackled by myself and other Labour councillors. We also have guest contributions from local residents on the subjects of potholes and education. Hopefully all residents in my […]

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In the news: November 2018

Your local Labour Party continues to voice opinion in our community. Here are just a few of the news stories where I have championed a socialist perspective over the last few weeks.   Losses at Ramsgate Port Isle of Thanet News https://theisleofthanetnews.com/2018/12/08/call-for-independent-experts-to-review-losses-at-ramsgate-port/ Kent Messenger – Kent Online https://www.kentonline.co.uk/thanet/news/council-to-review-loss-making-port-194987/ Candlelit vigil for NHS Kent Messenger – […]

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