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Alan Johnson delivers new reading parcel to help children in care transform their lives

26. November 2014

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Alan has become patron to the Booktrust’s targeted reading programme, The Letterbox Club. The Letterbox Club is an award-winning programme managed by Booktrust, in partnership with the University of Leicester, which aims to provide enjoyable educational support for looked-after children aged 5-13. Letterbox Club is available on a subscription basis and each child enrolled by [...]

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Excellent News for Hull and the Humber

21. January 2013

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Hull and the Humber is set to be “ahead of the game” after confirmation by the Government that Lord Heseltine will personally oversee a pilot of the ideas set out in his plan for growth in the sub-region. Alan Johnson said “This is excellent news buy generic cialis for Hull because it will put us [...]

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Update on Trawlermens Compensation – 17 March 2011

17. March 2011

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Alan has worked with the other port MPs, Austin Mitchell and Frank Doran, since he became an MP to win compensation for trawlermen who lost their jobs as a result of the Cod Wars. He worked with the British Fishermen Association to argue that trawlermen were entitled to £1000 per year of service (provided they [...]

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Real Help for the Unemployed

20. March 2009

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Real Help for the Unemployed

This week’s figures show the human impact of the global recession and the redundancies made at the beginning of the year. Behind the statistics is really bad news for individuals and their families and that is exactly why as unemployment rises the government is increasing the help it gives people losing their jobs. The government [...]

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Real Help for Families and Businesses

19. February 2009

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Real Help for Families and Businesses

I know that the international financial crisis is having a real impact on individuals, families and businesses in West Hull & Hessle. We shouldn’t repeat the mistakes of the past when people were left to cope on their own. So I welcome the launch of a new guide to finding help with homes, jobs and [...]

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Caravan Industry

17. December 2008

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The caravan industry is as important to Yorkshire & the Humber as the car industry is to the West Midlands and we need to protect it from the impact of the global economic situation. Atlas Holiday Homes in Wiltshire Road were forced into administration last month as a result of the bank’s risk-adverse attitude towards [...]

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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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The House Magazine

12. July 2004

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Alan Johnson takes an in-depth look at the regeneration revolution that is putting Hull back on the map… OPEN FOR BUSINESS Alan Johnson takes an in-depth look at the regeneration revolution that is putting Hull back on the map. Hull is at a hugely exciting point in its history with over £1bn of investment transforming [...]

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