Archive | March, 2008

Employment at record high

13. March 2008

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Unemployment in the UK has continued to fall with 175,000 more people finding a job in the last three months. The number of people in employment now stands at a record high, with almost 29.4 million people in work. The latest figures also show that the number of people claiming jobseekers allowance has fallen below [...]

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More fair trade for Hull West and Hessle

13. March 2008

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Fair trade helps support 7 million people in the developing world.  Our shopping habits can make a real difference to the world’s poorest people.  By buying food and presents from developing countries we will help grow their economies and reduce poverty. So I’m calling on people in Hull West and Hessle to buy fair trade [...]

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New deal for foreign nationals seeking British Citizenship

10. March 2008

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When I am out and about in Hull West and Hessle, a lot of people say to me that we need to address the issue of immigration.  Each year around 200 million people – that is the population of Brazil – move from one country to another, and like other countries the UK is affected [...]

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