Campaigning across the Constituency

4 February, 2024Allen Valleys, Branches, Callerton & Throckley, Corbridge, General Election, Home page featured, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall

It’s been a busy week knocking doors and speaking to voters in Ponteland, where the Town Council By-Election is being held on the 8th February. There’s been amazing support on the doorstep for the Labour Candidate Michael Clarke, who is looking to bring a Labour voice on to the Town Council. The Conservatives are clearly … Read More

Guy Opperman Neglects Dentistry Rescue Plan as 70% of Hexham Dentists Reject New Patients

18 January, 2024Branches, Campaigns, Elections, General Election, Health, Home page featured, News, Uncategorized, Women, Youth

In a recent House of Commons vote on a crucial motion to rescue NHS dentistry, Guy Opperman’s lack of support is callous and disheartening. Communities across the Constituency and struggling to access dental care. The proposed motion by the Labour Party aimed at addressing the dental crisis includes: Creating 700,000 additional urgent dentistry appointments Offering … Read More

Building Bridges: Joe Morris campaigning in Haydon Bridge & Hexham

26 November, 2023Branches, Campaigns, Elections, General Election, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Parliamentary Candidate

They say that a week is a long time in politics. The national news this week was full of the Conservative’s Autumn Budget statement. This was a predictably cliched, shallow pre-election affair, heralding so-called tax cuts, while freezing personal allowances and promising to usher in a new era of bitter austerity. Cold charity indeed for … Read More

A weekend of action for a better Britain in Throckley

13 November, 2023Callerton & Throckley, Campaigns, Elections, Featured, General Election, Home page featured, News, Parliamentary Candidate

Recent boundary changes have brought Callerton and Throckley, parts of the western edge of the Newcastle conurbation, into the Hexham Constituency for the first time at the next General Election. Residents and voters in these area have been moved from the safe Labour constituency of Newcastle North, served by the excellent Catherine McKinnell MP, to … Read More

Tory maths bungle hits Northumberland Schools

5 November, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Callerton & Throckley, Campaigns, Corbridge, Education, Elections, Featured, General Election, Groups, Haltwhistle, Hexham, Home page featured, News, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District, Uncategorized, Women, Youth

Joe Morris, our Parliamentary Candidate, slammed the staggering Conservative mathematical incompetence that will see Northumberland Schools lose almost £2million a year. Last month the Department for Education admitted to miscalculating the amounts of funding due to be granted to state schools in England next year, admitting to a £370m error in the information they gave … Read More

Joe Morris Winning for Hexham!

17 October, 2023Allen Valleys, Branches, Bywell, Callerton & Throckley, Campaigns, Corbridge, Crime, Education, Elections, Featured, General Election, Groups, Haltwhistle, Health, Hexham, Hexham Climate Emergency, Home page featured, News, Parliamentary Candidate, Ponteland & Heddon on the Wall, Prudhoe & District, Trade Unions, Transport, Uncategorized, Women, Work, Economy & Environment, Youth

Yesterday the CLP met in Hexham for the hustings and selection process for the Labour Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for the Hexham Constituency. After listening to the speeches and questions and answers from the two candidates (the third had withdrawn earlier in the day) members voted. The ballots cast in person and the postal votes were … Read More