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Analysis by Labour reveals that the privatised water companies have continued to pay out billions to their shareholders whilst hiking up prices for customers, and short-changing taxpayers by receiving more in tax breaks than they have paid in tax.

The privatised water industry has shelled out over £13bn in dividends since 2010

Analysis by Labour reveals that the privatised water companies have continued to pay out billions to their shareholders whilst hiking up prices for customers, and short-changing taxpayers by receiving more... Read more

Rail fare rises

Rail fare rises under Tories are ‘truly staggering’ – Andy McDonald MP Labour compared costs on over 180 routes between when the Conservatives came to power and new prices that... Read more

Ruth Alcroft has been selected as Labour’s parliamentary candidate for the Carlisle constituency to stand in the next general election. 

Labour announces Ruth Alcroft as their parliamentary candidate for Carlisle

Ruth Alcroft has been selected as Labour’s parliamentary candidate for the Carlisle constituency to stand in the next general election.  Read more

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, responding to the Budget, said:

"This is a ‘nothing has changed’ Budget from an out-of-touch Government with no idea of the reality of people’s lives and no plan to improve them.

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor responds to the Budget

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, responding to the Budget, said: "This is a ‘nothing has changed’ Budget from an out-of-touch Government with no idea of the reality of people’s... Read more

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, will today give a keynote speech at Church House in London, where he will set out the five main demands that Labour wants to see in next week’s Autumn Budget.

 

McDonnell sets out Labour’s five demands for the Budget

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, will today give a keynote speech at Church House in London, where he will set out the five main demands that Labour wants to... Read more

Conservative plans to scrap the Winter Fuel Allowance for 90 per cent of pensioners could lead to 3,850 more deaths this coming winter, new analysis released today by the Labour Party reveals.

Tory scrapping of Winter Fuel Allowance could mean close to 4,000 extra deaths this Winter

Conservative plans to scrap the Winter Fuel Allowance for 90 per cent of pensioners could lead to 3,850 more deaths this coming winter, new analysis released today by the Labour... Read more

As part of its strategy to build a 21st century economy for the many, not the few, Labour will today commit to upgrading the economy of the North East with over a billion pounds of investment to overhaul rail services across the region.

Labour will deliver over £1bn transport boost for North East

As part of its strategy to build a 21st century economy for the many, not the few, Labour will today commit to upgrading the economy of the North East with... Read more

The next Labour Government will put rail passengers first by putting the brakes on rapidly increasing rail fares and saving commuters £1,014 on their season tickets. 

Rail passengers £1,000 better off under Labour

The next Labour Government will put rail passengers first by putting the brakes on rapidly increasing rail fares and saving commuters £1,014 on their season tickets.  Read more

More than a million children and their families will benefit from Labour plans for universal provision of 30 hours of free childcare a week for all two to four-year-olds.

Childcare for the many: Labour's universal childcare plan will transform the lives of more than a million children

More than a million children and their families will benefit from Labour plans for universal provision of 30 hours of free childcare a week for all two to four-year-olds. Read more

Labour today announces a plan to make Britain’s communities safer, by putting thousands more frontline staff into critical public services, including police, fire, prison, intelligence and border agencies. 

Thousands more frontline police and security staff to make our communities safer

Labour today announces a plan to make Britain’s communities safer, by putting thousands more frontline staff into critical public services, including police, fire, prison, intelligence and border agencies.  Read more

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