Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • Alex backs Bill to prevent future bus tragedies

    February 15th, 2019 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex backs Bill to prevent future bus tragedies

    On Wednesday 13th February Alex supported a Parliamentary Bill that seeks to limit the driving hours worked by bus drivers on local routes, to prevent bus crashes caused through driver fatigue. The Bill has been introduced in response to the Coventry bus crash in 2015 which killed seven-year-old Rowan Fitzgerald and 76-year-old Dora Hancox. The […]

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  • Let’s eradicate fuel poverty, says Alex on Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

    February 15th, 2019 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Let’s eradicate fuel poverty, says Alex on Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

    The decision this week to raise the cap on energy prices by £117 a year will mean more people falling into Fuel Poverty. Today is Fuel Poverty Awareness Day and Stockton North MP, Alex Cunningham, is calling for more action to tackle the issue. Fuel poverty is the condition by which a household is unable […]

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  • Alex gets behind National Apprenticeship Week 2019

    February 15th, 2019 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex gets behind National Apprenticeship Week 2019

    Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham is supporting National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (NAW2019), highlighting the benefits of apprenticeships to employers, individuals, local communities and the wider economy in a week-long celebration of apprenticeships. The ‘Blaze a Trail’ themed week, running from 4 to 8 March 2019, is the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW2019) and will […]

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  • Alex stands-up for those in care

    February 14th, 2019 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex stands-up for those in care

    People in care are being charged as much as £250 a time to pay for their own deprivation of liberty authorisation, according to Stockton North MP, Alex Cunningham. Speaking during a debate on the Mental Capacity Bill, Alex highlighted this perfectly legal yet exploitative behaviour. Yet when a complaint was lodged by Edge Training with […]

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  • Alex supports HeartUnions Week

    February 13th, 2019 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex supports HeartUnions Week

    Alex is pledging to stamp out zero hours contracts as part of HeartUnions week. The annual campaign, designed to build and grow the trade union movement and promote the benefits of trade union membership, has made ending zero hour contracts the subject of its 2019 campaign. Current Labour Party policy is to ban these contracts, […]

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