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The All party Task and Finish group investing the link between Mental Health and homelessness has reported its findings to the Milton Keynes Council Cabinet.

Council Cabinet backs Mental Health and Homelessness report recommendations

The All party Task and Finish group investing the link between Mental Health and homelessness has reported its findings to the Milton Keynes Council Cabinet. Read more

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Labour led Milton Keynes Council is challenging the two Tory MPs to come clean over housing money and to support the proper funding of new Council housing in Milton Keynes.

Labour Challenge MPs over Housing Money

Labour led Milton Keynes Council is challenging the two Tory MPs to come clean over housing money and to support the proper funding of new Council housing in Milton Keynes.... Read more

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Milton Keynes Council has today agreed to pay its apprentices the Living wage as recommended by the independent Living Wage Foundation.

(See https://www.livingwage.org.uk/what-is-the-living-wage)

Council Apprenticeships get Fair Pay boost - as Council listens to its unions

Milton Keynes Council has today agreed to pay its apprentices the Living wage as recommended by the independent Living Wage Foundation. (See https://www.livingwage.org.uk/what-is-the-living-wage) Read more

 Education cuts

 

Milton Keynes Labour Party member, Jackie Andrew-Barrett, wrote a letter to the Citizen newspaper concerning its recent coverage of the proposed cuts to school funding in 2018, which was published on the 5th October, 2017.  In it she points to the impact of school cuts in Milton Keynes, provided by the School Cuts website.

School cuts: Do our MPs care about the rest?

    Milton Keynes Labour Party member, Jackie Andrew-Barrett, wrote a letter to the Citizen newspaper concerning its recent coverage of the proposed cuts to school funding in 2018, which... Read more

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The Labour Leader of Milton Keynes Council tonight announced plans for the council to provide at least 30 emergency placements for people sleeping rough on the streets of Milton Keynes this winter.

Labour Cabinet announce more emergency accommodation for street homeless

The Labour Leader of Milton Keynes Council tonight announced plans for the council to provide at least 30 emergency placements for people sleeping rough on the streets of Milton Keynes... Read more

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Milton Keynes Labour led Council is investing £53.992 million in its council housing stock in 2017/18.

The investment will see 76 new council houses built and around another 40 homes purchased.

Sound Finances mean Council can invest £54 million in Council housing stock.

Milton Keynes Labour led Council is investing £53.992 million in its council housing stock in 2017/18. The investment will see 76 new council houses built and around another 40 homes... Read more

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The Doctors practice on Fishermead are penalising disabled residents with a £80 charge for medical evidence to support disability benefit appeals. This is hitting some of the poorest households in Milton Keynes in one of the poorest areas of the new city. 

Questions asked about Fishermead Doctors high charges for disabled.

The Doctors practice on Fishermead are penalising disabled residents with a £80 charge for medical evidence to support disability benefit appeals. This is hitting some of the poorest households in... Read more

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Milton Keynes' Labour Councillors have challenged the two Conservative MPs to reverse a major cut after the Government took £2.31m from support for homeless households in the borough.

Government cuts £2.31m from support for homeless households.

Milton Keynes' Labour Councillors have challenged the two Conservative MPs to reverse a major cut after the Government took £2.31m from support for homeless households in the borough. Read more

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A local community urban farm project in Wolverton has been given a boost after two local Councillors donated £1000 of their ward budgets to get a fundraising campaign over the line.

Local Wolverton councillors give Urb Farm a boost

A local community urban farm project in Wolverton has been given a boost after two local Councillors donated £1000 of their ward budgets to get a fundraising campaign over the... Read more

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Bletchley councillor Gladstone McKenzie shows he still has the skills and ability to score great goals. Working with Milton Keynes Dons Sport and Education Trust (MK Dons SET).  community training for young people at Rickley Park, West Bletchley, Gladstone showed how to control the ball and to score.

Gladstone McKenzie: Passionate about tomorrow’s footballers

Bletchley councillor Gladstone McKenzie shows he still has the skills and ability to score great goals. Working with Milton Keynes Dons Sport and Education Trust (MK Dons SET).  community training... Read more

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