June 2013

20 June 2013

Graham Allen MP to help Food Bank collection

Graham Allen MP for Nottingham North will help Tesco to collect food for those in need at their Bulwell Store on Saturday 6 July at 09:30 Read more >

14 June 2013

Graham Allen MP “concerns” about unemployment figures

One in eight people in my constituency are jobless is the worrying trends behind the statistics: · The headline unemployment figure of 13.1% for Nottingham North is almost double the national average (7.8%) and two and a quarter times that in the South East of England. · A man in the south east earns on average 67% more than a woman in Nottingham North.(both in full time employment) Read more >

12 June 2013

Graham Allen MP shocked by State of Nature report

Twenty Five environmental organisation have commissioned a report about the state of the UK’s wildlife. This is forwarded by Sir David Attenborough who expresses alarm at the declining number of several species and threats of extinction. There is also concern over the import of species from abroad either by human interference or climate change. However the report does give hope that this can be halted, but only with government intervention. Graham has written to Lord De Mauley, the minister at the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFR) asking for this intervention (letter attached). Graham Allen MP Read more >

3 June 2013

Graham Allen MP will vote “no” to badger cull on wednesday

On wednesday Parliament will debate badger culling and the Badger Trust are to launch a video which clearly demonstrates how Badger Culling is not the way forward. See http://101emailmarketing.co.uk/1NFN-1JBYK-42906BYQA8/cr.aspx for more details. Read more >