Karen Constantine at the UNITE housing roadshow in Ramsgate

Housing Crisis In Ramsgate

This article originally appeared on the UNITE Live website and includes some comments about the state of housing availability that I made when visiting the UNITE roadshow, which was in Ramsgate town centre on Monday. You can visit the UNITE Live website and see the original article here. The south east has housing pain too […]

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Councillor Karen Constantine supports the WASPI campaign at Thanet District Council

WASPI gain support from Thanet District Council

This story first appeared on Kent Live on 19th July 2016. WASPI, the Women Against State Pension Inequality Campaign, attended a council meeting at Thanet District Council on Thursday, July 14.This was a turning point for WASPI, who unanimously gained the Council’s support in lobbying the Government. Their ultimate aim is to “achieve fair transitional […]

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Newington walkabout with Madeline Homer

I met with Thanet District Council Chief Executive Officer, Madeline Homer for a walkabout in Newington recently.  Despite the bitter cold the 2.5 hours walk around was a useful exercise. I was able to raise a number of issues with her and another council official, Gavin Waite, Director for Operational Services. These are the points I raised […]

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Jeremy Corbyn wishes me luck

On the eve of the Newington by-election in January, I received a message of support from Jeremy Corbyn. The Labour Party leader spent several hours in Newington with me during the general election in 2015, so is familiar with the area. Along with the tremendous support provided by friends, colleagues and the residents of Newington, […]

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