January 2013

14 January 2013

Graham urges Government to focus on prior attainment

Graham Allen MP has criticised the government's plan to boost numbers of white working class boys at university as "window dressing", and urged ministers to focus on improving children's life chances from birth. Read more >

14 January 2013

Grayling's Good Start

Graham Allen has welcomed the Secretary of State for Justice, Chris Grayling's objective in ensuring that effective transition of an offender to a normal life starts from the prison gate is to be welcomed. Read more >

14 January 2013

Robin Hood's Men Meet Maid Maria

Graham has organised a meeting with the Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport, Maria Miller with himself and Ted Cantle (Nottingham former Chief Executive who is co-ordinating the plans)to go through the proposals to give Robin Hood the profile he deserves in Nottingham and the UK. Read more >

14 January 2013

Graham to meet Minister for Flooding

Graham is meeting with the Minister for flooding Richard Benyon MP from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He has agreed to see graham next week on 15th January in Westminster to discuss the serious problem of rising ground water in Basford. Local Councillor Alex Norris made Graham aware of the issue, and the Council leader Jon Collins recently wrote to him after a site visit. Read more >