Ringwood North By Election

The Labour Party candidate in the Ringwood North ward by election for the Ringwood Town Council is local resident Peter Kelleher.

Austerity has strangled Britain

Austerity has strangled Britain The Tories don’t have a coherent economic policy. While we wait for them to agree terms with the DUP, the truth about our economy is beginning to trickle out into the press. The economic news didn’t get much of a mention during the election campaign. The Bank of England’s warning that […]

A message of thanks from Jo

A message of thanks from Jo What an incredible few weeks this has been. I want to thank everyone who voted for me, and voted Labour, yesterday. We may not have won in New Forest West, but we took 20% of the vote and came a brilliant second, on a turnout of over 70%. With […]

Vote Labour on Thursday June 8th

Jo’s pledges 1 million new homes including half a million council homes 1 million new good jobs 10,000 more police officers on the streets, and more money for the security services Proper funding for the NHS and schools Social care costs capped at £70,000 so you won’t lose the whole value of your home The […]

Jo’s penultimate blog of the campaign

Jo’s penultimate blog of the campaign This campaign has been an amazing experience for me. I have met a huge number of new people and listened to a wide range of perspectives on the same issues. I’ve seen the responsibility an MP has and the potential to make a difference for people living in this […]

Read Jo’s Election Address

Read Jo’s Election Address Read Jo’s election address in full, as delivered by hand to homes in the constituency.

Jo’s statement on the London Bridge attacks

Jo’s statement on the London Bridge attacks After the attacks at London Bridge last night, I am sure you will join with us in sending our condolences to the families of the dead and injured. Two weeks ago I was making a similar statement about Manchester, I did not think I would have to do […]

An economy that works for everyone

An economy that works for everyone Did you know that most working people in Britain today are earning less, after inflation, than they did ten years ago? And that’s with inflation having been at very low rates. Inflation is now at 2.7% and heading upwards. With average wage rises at 2.3% we are only getting […]

The Health of the Nation

The Health of the Nation The latest report from the King’s Fund says: “The NHS is under growing financial pressure. Between 2010/11 and 2014/15, health spending increased by an average of 1.2% a year in real terms and increases are set to continue at a similar rate until the end of this parliament. This is […]