Category Archives: In Nottingham
As published by the Nottingham Post on 09/12/13 TALENTED pupils scooped spectacular prizes at a special assembly attended by Nottingham East MP Chris Leslie on Friday. The competition to design a Christmas card was entered by schools across the MP’s constituency, with the overall winner coming from Seely Primary School, Sherwood. Nine-year-old Andrew Arkle, from Class 3/4F won the competition with his design of a… Read More
As published by the Nottingham Post on 04/12/13 A Notts MP wants to spark a debate about the increase in water bills, which he believes is “adding to the cost of living crisis”. Chris Leslie, MP for Nottingham East, wants to garner public opinion after Severn Trent reported their profits and the company noted a rise in water consumption in the summer. Mr Leslie said that the company’s pre-tax… Read More
As published in the Nottingham Post on 18/11/13 A Nottingham MP has asked the government to repeal the so-called bedroom tax. Chris Leslie, MP for Nottingham East, supported an opposition motion in the House of Commons calling on the government to repeal the policy. The “bedroom tax” affects housing benefit paid to less well-off tenants. People who are adjudged to have too much living space… Read More
Nottingham’s Labour MPs – Chris Leslie, Lilian Greenwood, Graham Allen and Vernon Coaker – commenting on Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust’s decision to privatise the Estates and Facilities department: “While we have faith in the local hospital team, it is disappointing that the creeping privatisation of NHS services has taken such a significant step with this decision. “Patients need reassuring that services such as cleaning,… Read More
Nottingham East MP says he is “increasingly worried” about payday loan businesses after a charity said the number of people in debt to them is on the rise.
A NOTTS MP is asking for the public’s views on allegations made by American whistle-blower Edward Snowden that internet and e-mail data may have been accessed by British intelligence agency GCHQ
Chris Leslie MPand Graham Allen MP pledged their support to protect vital services for deaf children, at a recent event held at the Houses of Parliament.
People with low life expectancy in deprived areas are being failed, according to MP for Nottingham East Chris Leslie.