Labour frontbencher visits Catching Lives
John Healey, the Labour Party's Shadow Housing Minister visited Catching Lives yesterday to find out more about the rising cost of homelessness in Canterbury. Rough sleeping in Canterbury has more than doubled since 2010 and it now has the second highest problem in the South East
Labour smashes fundraising record
Over 170 members of the Labour Party in Kent dug deep last Friday to help the Canterbury Labour Party raise well in excess of £2,000 over three hours at Celebrate, it's Christmas Fundraising Dinner . The event which was hosted by Rosie Duffield MP, included a guest appearance from Shadow Foreign Secretary, Emily Thornberry who stood unsuccessfully in Canterbury in 2001.
Labour MP uses first parliamentary question to slam cuts to local bus services
Labour MP Rosie Duffield today used her first opportunity to question the Prime Minister directly to highlight the massive cuts to bus services planned by Kent County Council next year. This week Kent County Council (KCC) has proposed an almost £4 million cut in their budget for ‘socially necessary’ bus services.
Local campaigners discuss "bleak" budget on the streets
Campaign teams were out this morning in Tankerton & Canterbury to discuss the Chancellors Budget and discuss what it will mean to real working people.