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As we enter the festive season we are reminded of the story of the nativity where the baby Jesus was born in a stable in Bethlehem because there was no other accommodation available in the town. As Fran Boait, our excellent parliamentary candidate, pointed out this week as the temperature plunged below zero 14 people...

Has Richard Graham got a problem with immigrants?
During today’s Brexit debate in Parliament, Gloucester’s Conservative MP Richard Graham spoke in favour of deporting EU citizens living in Gloucester.

Other MPs audibly gasped as he spoke, and this is what he said:
“The hon. Gentleman said that bringing to an end free m...

 Has Richard Graham opened his eyes at last?

Labour Parliamentary candidate Fran Boait has accused Richard Graham of hypocrisy after he spoke in Parliament on Thursday (29 November) against cuts to further education funding - cuts that he himself voted for.


Further education has been the victim of the sharpest cuts in...

Richard Graham fails to deliver on Post Office promise

Labour’s Parliamentary candidate for Gloucester Fran Boait is joining community action led by The Communications Workers Union in King’s Square on Saturday 1 December at 10am to fight against the closure of Gloucester’s main post office.


The Post Office have announ...

 Pay more get less - Conservative message to Gloucester taxpayers
As I reported in my last blog more cuts are on the way for Gloucester City Council taxpayers over the next few years. The Council has recently published its Money Plan for the years 2019 – 2024 and it does not make good reading for hard pressed council...

Gloucester Labour Councillor wins prestigious national award.

Councillor Tom Coole has won the prestigious ‘Young Councillor of the Year’ award presented by the Local Government Information Unit.

Speaking after being presented with the award at last night’s award ceremony Tom said:
“I’m thrilled to have won young counci...

A budget of missed opportunities and broken promises - austerity continues for local government.
Despite the Prime Minister’s claims the budget did little to relieve the pressure on local government budgets, cuts will continue, and public services will deteriorate still further. In Gloucester austerity has meant we ha...