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The Conservatives plan to end free school meals for younger children of primary schools. This would hit the infants in the first 3 school years.  According to the BBC (19 May 2017) High profile Chef and School food campaigner Jamie Oliver has labelled Theresa May's plan to axe free school meals for infants "a disgrace".i

Hannah O'Neill: Jamie Oliver is right about Conservatives School Meals Axe.

The Conservatives plan to end free school meals for younger children of primary schools. This would hit the infants in the first 3 school years.  According to the BBC (19... Read more

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A Triple Whammy will hit Milton Keynes 32,000 pensioners hard if the Conservatives remain in Government.

Pensioners have been betrayed by the Conservatives’ manifesto, targeted with a triple whammy. Older people stand to lose the pension guarantee in the next parliament, the Winter Fuel Allowance is being hacked away at and their plans could mean millions having to work longer to get their State Pension.

Charlynne Pullen: Tories are a threat to pensioners’ living standards

A Triple Whammy will hit Milton Keynes 32,000 pensioners hard if the Conservatives remain in Government. Pensioners have been betrayed by the Conservatives’ manifesto, targeted with a triple whammy. Older... Read more

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Milton Keynes continues to face a growing homelessness crisis with a record 773 families in temporary accommodation, including over 1200 children on Friday 19 May. However the number of families in Bed and Breakfast has dropped from over 53% of the homeless to under 4%.

Parilamentary candidate welcomes Council B&B use dropping below 4%

Milton Keynes continues to face a growing homelessness crisis with a record 773 families in temporary accommodation, including over 1200 children on Friday 19 May. However the number of families... Read more

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In the end it can be summed up quite easily – they want people to pay more towards the cost of their care.” (BBC 18 May 2017)  The central proposal from the Conservatives is to include the value of a person’s home in calculating charges, regardless of their care needs, it's become known as the "Dementia Tax"!

Labour candidate outraged as more than 22,400 Milton Keynes Pensioners at risk from Conservative changes to Adult Social Care

“In the end it can be summed up quite easily – they want people to pay more towards the cost of their care.” (BBC 18 May 2017)  The central proposal... Read more

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The next generation of Milton Keynes MPs have warmly welcomed the launch of the Labour Party’s General Election Manifesto. Jeremy Corbyn highlighted (in the first paragraph of his speech) the huge success of Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson and the Open University. It reflects the vision of a society for the Many not the Few.

Labour’s Manifesto vision draws on Open University Success Story.

The next generation of Milton Keynes MPs have warmly welcomed the launch of the Labour Party’s General Election Manifesto. Jeremy Corbyn highlighted (in the first paragraph of his speech) the... Read more

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This Wednesday (17 May) long standing local Labour Councillor Martin Petchey became the new Deputy Mayor of Milton Keynes for the year May 2017 - May 2018. He will become the Mayor for 2018-19.

Archaeologist is new Deputy Mayor

This Wednesday (17 May) long standing local Labour Councillor Martin Petchey became the new Deputy Mayor of Milton Keynes for the year May 2017 - May 2018. He will become... Read more

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Labour led Milton Keynes Council is building or acquiring 98 much needed council houses this year (17/18) The figure rises to 164 if the first phase of new modular housing is included. Yet with 764 households and 1238 children in Temporary accommodation last Friday (12.05.17) the progress on new housing is only scratching the surface of the homelessness and housing crisis facing Milton Keynes. To make real change we need a change of the rules governed by central government.

Conservative Minister refused to lift cap on new Council home investment

Labour led Milton Keynes Council is building or acquiring 98 much needed council houses this year (17/18) The figure rises to 164 if the first phase of new modular housing... Read more

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The next generation of Labour MPs for Milton Keynes have challenged the current Conservative MPs to come out of hiding and defend their school cuts. Government Cuts to Schools across Milton Keynes, with the loss of 133 teachers and millions cut from the schools in the most deprived areas of the city and in the rural areas, have been condemned by Labour Parliamentary candidates. Both of Labour's candidates in the general election went to Milton Keynes Schools, unlike the Tory MPs who voted through the cuts. 

Labour MP candidates challenge Conservatives to come out of hiding on school cuts

  The next generation of Labour MPs for Milton Keynes have challenged the current Conservative MPs to come out of hiding and defend their school cuts. Government Cuts to Schools... Read more

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Parking charges at Milton Keynes University Hospital are a tax on serious illness and Labour's Hannah O’Neill has backed the National Labour Parties’ commitment to end these parking charges.

Hannah O’Neill backs free car parking at MK Hospital.

Parking charges at Milton Keynes University Hospital are a tax on serious illness and Labour's Hannah O’Neill has backed the National Labour Parties’ commitment to end these parking charges. Read more

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Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Milton Keynes North, Charlynne Pullen, says it is time to stop the evictions after Shelter, the national homelessness charity, said Milton Keynes (1) is the 36th worst place in the Country for private renters being at risk of eviction. One in every 44 privately let homes is at risk of eviction.

Labour candidate wants to end the insecurity experienced by private renters.

Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Milton Keynes North, Charlynne Pullen, says it is time to stop the evictions after Shelter, the national homelessness charity, said Milton Keynes (1) is the 36th... Read more

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