Why post offices matter to isolated communities

You might not think that an MP who represents Stretford and Urmston, a constituency relatively close to central Manchester, would be interested in post offices in isolated communities, but last week I led a debate in parliament on this issue. 

Flooded Again!

It’s seventeen years ago since we had the terrible floods in Tewkesbury and across the

Why post offices matter to isolated communities

You might not think that an MP who represents Stretford and Urmston, a constituency relatively close to central Manchester, would be interested in post offices in isolated communities, but last week I led a debate in parliament on this issue.  There are two reasons for this: first, you don’t have to be rural to be isolated, and second, if you

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Flooded Again!

It’s seventeen years ago since we had the terrible floods in Tewkesbury

Labour pledges to establish a Flood Resilience Taskforce that meets before every winter to protect communities from the dangers of flooding, by staff reporter

Labour has pledged to establish a Flood Resilience Taskforce that will meet every winter ahead of the peak season for flooding. The COBRA-style taskforce will coordinate flooding preparation and resilience between central government, local authorities, local communities, and emergency services. Labour claims

UK’s Corruption Perceptions Index Plunge: A Wake-Up Call

UK (Parliament Politics Maganize) – According to Transparency International, The UK has dropped to its lowest-ever position in the corruption perceptions index (CPI), which rates countries by experts’ views of possible corruption in public services. The UK slipped from 18th (out of 181 countries) in 2022 to 20th in 2023, its most down position since the research was updated in

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