Cardinal Maritime supports Wythenshawe Amateurs FC

On Saturday morning I visited Wythenshawe Amateurs FC over at Hollyhedge Park to support the new partnership between local logistics company Cardinal Maritime and the community football club. Cardinal, who are based on Sharston Industrial Estate have agreed to become the main sponsor of the

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The Message Trust – Community Grocery

Last Friday I visited The Message Trust’s Community Grocery which was recently set up to support the Wythenshawe community. The Message Trust was inspired by Marcus Rashford’s free school meals campaign to create a grocery at the heart of the community with the aim to bridge the gap

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Transport Questions – 22nd October 2020

Yesterday morning I was back at the dispatch box for Transport Questions as Shadow Minister for Aviation, Maritime and Security. You can see text of my question to the Minister below. Brexit talks between the Prime Minister and the maritime sector this week have been poorly received and it is a

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Tier 3 Restrictions – Greater Manchester

Yesterday afternoon I took part in the Opposition Day debate on fair economic support for areas facing additional Covid-19 restrictions. What we have seen in these last couple of weeks has been nothing short of chaos and incompetence by this Government. There’s now widespread fear that Tier 3

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Covid-19 Update – 15th October 2020

Yesterday I spoke during the Ministerial Statement from the Secretary of State for Health on Covid-19. You can find the Hansard transcript here. As you can see from the clip above, I’m furious on behalf of local residents and businesses who are being told one thing one day with a

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Virtual Debt Roundtable with Jubilee Debt Campaign

Wythenshawe & Sale East Virtual Debt Roundtable with Jubilee Debt CampaignWednesday 21st October 2020, 7:00pm – ZoomPlease register here: https://bit.ly/3d85ROQ I was delighted to see Marcus Rashford awarded an MBE this weekend, as well as being a superbly talented footballer (and I say

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Statement on local lockdown in Trafford

Matt Hancock (Health Secretary) has just announced that the restrictions will NOT be being lifted today in Trafford, this is due to a sharp rise in the infection rate at a local level putting us into the amber zone. If the Government had taken the recommendations from Trafford Council and the

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Blog Update – 8th July 2020

Apologies for the length of this message, it’s one I wanted to send so you can get a flavour of what I’ve been doing lately; We have, as an office, been so busy across the board with increased numbers of emails about housing, healthcare, welfare and immigration and the like but in this post I’m

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Supporting Waterside Arts, Sale

Many sectors have been impacted by the Covid-19 crisis over these last few months. However, as the lock down period begins to ease even further we are recognising that some sectors are struggling much more than others. Last week I received a letter from Councillor Liz Patel, Executive Member

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Transport Questions – 2 July 2020

Earlier today I was at the dispatch box for Oral Transport questions, you can find a clip of my question below. The Government’s half hearted approach to the transport crisis has let down so many people. Coronavirus has had an enormous impact upon the travel industry and the Government

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