LETTERS

Welcome for proposals to increase prison sentences for drivers who cause death by dangerous driving

Dear Editor, I welcome Government proposals to increase prison sentences for drivers who cause death by dangerous driving or while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The plans suggest the same should apply for causing death by speeding, racing or using a mobile phone and it is proposed that the current 14 year maximum […]

Statement on my appointment as Political Advisor and Treasury Spokesman

I’m delighted to have been appointed to the roles of Political Advisor and Treasury Spokesman by the new Party Leader Henry Bolton.   Promotions for Jim, Margot, and Mike, are well-deserved. I look forward to working with them as the Party must now move forward.   The Labour Party has become a threat to the […]

LETTERS

The Gambling Commission has found that 450,000 children are gambling every week

Dear Editor, Gambling is so often the preserve of the poor and the desperate. Sadly too many find themselves in such financial straits in the North East. It is all too easy to be lured into betting and the growth of online gambling is making it even easier –  all from the comfort of your […]

LETTERS

The government plans to impose vicious cuts upon the Army Air Corps.

Dear Editor, I was deeply disappointed to learn that the government plans to impose vicious cuts upon the Army Air Corps. Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party have been justly criticised for their attitude towards our Armed Forces but the record of Tory governments under both David Cameron and Theresa May have been equally appalling.  Despite […]