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Surgeries – Saturday 18th June are confirmed to go ahead

17. June 2016

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Please not that the surgeries on Saturday 18th June will take place as planned.

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Surgeries Cancelled 17th June 2016

16. June 2016

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Please note due to unforeseen circumstances the surgeries due to take place on Friday 17th June have been cancelled. We apologise for the late notice and any inconvenience this may have caused.

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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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Adjournment Debate: Trawlermens Pensions

17. March 2011

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Adjournment Debate: Trawlermens Pensions

On Wednesday 2 March 2011, Alan gave his first speech from the backbenches since resigned from the Opposition frontbench in January. He applied to the Speaker of the House to secure an adjournment debate on the subject of trawlermens pensions: an issue he has been working on since uncovering the scandal in 2007. He has [...]

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Fuel Prices

17. March 2011

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17 March 2011 Alan Johnson voted in favour of the below Opposition Motion tabled by the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury last night to reverse the Government’s VAT rise on petrol and diesel. The motion was defeated. “That this House recognises that rising buy computer software world oil, food and commodity prices are increasing the [...]

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Update on Bahrain from Minister for the Middle East & South Asia

17. March 2011

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17 March 2011 Dear Colleague,  Further to my previous messages on Libya, I thought it would be helpful to send you an update on the situation in Bahrain and what action the British Government is taking. On the consular side, our travel advice is today advising British nationals against all travel to Bahrain and recommending [...]

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Travel Advice from UK Foreign Office

17. March 2011

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Please visit www.fco.gov.uk for updated information. 17 March 2011 ·       We advise against all non essential travel to Tokyo and north eastern Japan given the damage caused by the 11 March earthquake and resulting aftershocks and tsunami. Due to the evolving situation at the Fukushima nuclear facility and potential disruptions to the supply of goods, [...]

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Government Press Notice, Japan

17. March 2011

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17 March 2011 Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Chris Huhne today set out further detail on the UK Chief Nuclear Inspector’s report into the implications of events at Japanese nuclear reactors on existing and new plants in the UK. This came as Ministers met with representatives from the nuclear industry in London. [...]

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Libya: Consular Response

17. March 2011

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Ministerial Statement: Thursday 3 March 2011 The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Alistair Burt): I wish to update the House on the efforts the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has made to help British nationals depart Libya. As the Prime Minister reported to this House on Monday 28 February 2011, more than [...]

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Queens Speech 2009

18. November 2009

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The Queen’s Speech set out the next steps in Building Britain’s Future. Our legislation for the next parliamentary session is a programme of tough action on the big issues that matter to people, in line with this Government’s core values of fairness and responsibility. At its heart is the conviction that government can be a [...]

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