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Despite being deeply controversial and a broken Conservative Party manifesto promise, free TV licences for the over-75s ended on August 1st. What does this mean? If you were previously in receipt of a free TV licence, you’ll now need to pay for it. This means more than three million households are being asked to pay […]

I’ve had lots of e-mails about my Labour colleague Jim McMahon’s Votes at 16 Private Member’s Bill. I know many constituents watched the debate on the television and one 17 year old constituent came to Parliament to watch the debate from the gallery. I also know that a lot of people were concerned that MPs did not vote on the Bill. We may have the opportunity to […]

If you want an example of who this Government stands up for, look no further than the events of the past two weeks. The contrast between two of the most recent issues in the news; tax avoidance and policies affecting young people, demonstrates that the Tories and the Lib Dems only stand up for the […]