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Labour’s Steve Battlemuch wins Wollaton West by-election

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The Labour party’s Steve Battlemuch has won the June 6th by-election with a majority of over 600 votes, pushing the Conservatives to second.

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Steve Battlemuch selected as Labour’s candidate in Wollaton West

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Steve Battlemuch has been selected as the Labour party candidate in the Wollaton West by election to be held on June 6th. Steve is a resident of Wollaton West and an active part of the local community, with two boys at Fernwood School, where he is a parent governor. He was previously a governor at Middelton [...]

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Nottingham Labour Councillors Protest Against the ‘Bedroom Tax’

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Nottingham Labour supporters, Councillors and MP Lilian Greenwood turned out in support of a protest in the Market Square against the government’s plans to reduce housing benefit to households with spare bedrooms.

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Candidates Selected for April 4th By Elections

Nottingham Labour has selected its candidates for the forthcoming by-elections on April 4th. By-elections will take place in Bilborough and Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey.

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Debt v Deficit

Since the Coalition came into power in 2010, they have promised many things in relation to the economy, but they achieved very few of their promises.

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Cold Comfort in a Frosty Climate

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My article in The Times makes the case against the Government’s inadequate “Project Merlin” deal with the banks and their economic policy.

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Active Investment

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My article with Chuka Umunna makes the case for strengthened corporate governance and greater shareholder involvement in our companies.

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Have your say on NHS proposals

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I am encouraging people to make their voices heard in the Tory-led government’s ‘listening exercise’ on its ill-concieved NHS proposals.

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Concern over rough sleeping

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I visited Framework Housing Association to tour the EVE Centre in Radford and discuss the reported increase in rough sleeping in the city.

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Warm Homes Campaign

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The cold weather this saw domestic gas consumption leap by 25% as many households kept their heating on for longer. This has reminded many of us of the rising cost in consumer prices for gas and electricity.

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