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Hull MP’s back the #refugeeswelcome campaign

9. September 2015

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Alan Johnson joined Karl Turner and Diana Johnson in showing their support for the #refugeeswelcome campaign.

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Kids in Crisis

3. July 2015

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. On Thursday 1st July, Alan Johnson featured on the Channel 4 Dispatches documentary, ‘Kids in Crisis’. This powerful programme looked at the experiences of families across the UK, where children as young as 13 are being separated from their parents to receive mental health treatment hundreds of miles from home, due to a lack [...]

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Humber Bridge gets stamp of approval

6. March 2015

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Alan Johnson is thrilled that the Royal Mail have launched a set of 10 First Class Stamps depicting a variety of the UK’s bridges. The iconic ‘Humber Bridge’ will be one of the bridges depicted on the stamp set. The Humber Bridge was completed in 1981 and, for 16 years, was the longest single span [...]

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Alan Johnson pledges to become Arthritis Champion for West Hull and Hessle

16. February 2015

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Alan Johnson has today agreed to become an ‘Arthritis Champion’, supporting Arthritis Research UK in their efforts to find a cure for arthritis while calling for policy change to prevent its onset and transform the lives of people that have musculoskeletal conditions. Musculoskeletal conditions include osteoarthritis, back pain and osteoporosis. People with these conditions often [...]

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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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Alan Johnson leads campaign to bring HMS Illustrious to Hull

12. August 2014

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Alan is leading the political campaign to preserve the HMS Illustrious as a heritage attraction, working with colleagues on the Humber and the Tyne. The Illustrious is the second of three Invincible-class light aircraft carriers to commissioned in the late 1970s and early 1980s. In accordance with the promise of the Ministry of Defence that [...]

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Alan Johnson secures review into the tragic death of his constituent Vince Morgan

6. August 2014

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Prison’s Minister Andrew Selous has promised to look into the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Alan Johnson’s constituent Vince Morgan. Vince, who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, was found hanged in his cell at HMP Northallerton. Alan has been supporting the Morgan family in their quest to find answers to questions regarding the care [...]

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RT. HON ALAN JOHNSON MP SIGNS PLEDGE TO SUPPORT HULL’S EXCELLENT HEART FAILURE SERVICE

11. June 2014

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A patient diagnosed with heart failure can have a worse prognosis than if they were diagnosed with most cancers, including breast and prostate.Treatment by a specialist heart failure service and the use of modern therapies can have a remarkable impact on a patient’s chance of survival.This strategy is endorsed by NICE guidelines and quality standards.Despite [...]

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Alan Johnson becomes honourary trustee at mind

5. June 2014

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Alan recently accepted a new role as honourary trustee of Hull and East Yorkshire (HEY) MIND. HEY Mind has been in operation for more than 30 years. It now has more than 60 staff and 70 volunteers working to improve the mental health of people in the local area. Speaking on a visit to the [...]

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Alan Johnson Cheers on Hull City in FA Cup Semi Final Victory

2. May 2014

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Hull MPs Alan Johnson and Diana Johnson were at Wembley to witness Hull City’s thrilling 5-3 win over Sheffield United in the FA Cup Semi Final. The victory means they will now face Arsenal on May 17th in the clubs first FA Cup Final in their 104 year history.

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