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LABOUR DEMANDS BRITISH BUSINESSES PAY THEIR TAXES IN BRITAIN

Ed Miliband has told UK overseas British territories that he will not tolerate them helping companies who are evading tax after Labour wins the election. Territories that operate as tax havens will be put on an international blacklist within six months of a Labour government taking office – unless they produce a public register of […]

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EVEN CONSERVATIVES ARE TURNING ON FAILED GOVERNMENT’S ECONOMIC POLICIES

The coalition’s deficit deception isn’t fooling anyone as their own supporters turn on Chancellor’s strategy. Even Conservative commentators have seen through the coalition’s sham economic policies. Right wing journalist Peter Hitchens recently slammed Chancellor George Osborne’s ‘ridiculous claims of success and his comically incredible predictions based on unfeasible spending cuts’ and warned Mail Online readers […]

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POLLING SHOWS ONLY LABOUR CAN BEAT THE TORIES IN ST ALBANS

LIBERAL DEMOCRAT VOTE HAS ALMOST HALVED SINCE 2010. ONLY LABOUR HAS A CHANCE OF OUSTING CONSERVATIVE MP IN ST ALBANS. New results from the national polling company Electoral Calculus have confirmed that Labour’s vote in St Albans has grown rapidly since the last election, overtaking a Liberal Democrat party that is in freefall and turning […]

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Let councils build the homes we need

For decades local councils were the source of affordable homes, building and maintaining stocks of council houses on behalf of the communities they served. They provided safe, affordable and good quality housing for generations of people. Kerry Pollard believes this should be made possible again. Kerry says “I was brought up in a council house […]

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We need a new hospital

One of the campaigns I pursued during my time as St Albans’ MP was to push for the building of a new teaching hospital in, with a site identified adjacent to the University of Hertfordshire.  Petitions were presented to the then Prime Minister and Health Secretary. In July2004 the then Health Secretary, John Reid, wrote […]

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Increased need for Feed

Increased demand for food banks has led to a new bank being opened in Batford. Demand for Feed, the existing food bank at Vineyard Church in St Albans, had doubled over the last year and there are now plans to open other food banks in the St Albans and Harpenden area. Kerry Pollard said: “Sadly food banks […]

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St Albans deserves ‘best value’ from Radlett Airfield sale

The campaign to prevent development on greenbelt land in Park Street received a blow when Conservative minister Eric Pickles announced that he was “minded to approve” HeliosSlough’s proposal to construct a rail freight terminal on the site. This means that, even if this particular development does not go ahead, the site will now be built upon. […]

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