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Colleen Fletcher, Labour MP for Coventry North-East, proudly sponsored and hosted the ‘Antony Nolan Supporters Awards’ today. The Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards (ANSAs) is Anthony Nolan’s annual awards ceremony and gives the charity chance to say thank you to the incredible supporters that make the lifesaving work they do possible. The event has been taking
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“On 23rd June 2016, Independence Day, the British public turned out in droves to stick two-fingers up to the Political Establishment by voting to leave the European Union. It wasn’t just national Government that they held in contempt, but our ‘establishment’ on Coventry City Council. On 26th May 2016 the City Council held an extraordinary
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Speaking after the Chancellor’s second budget, Coventry South Labour MP Jim Cunningham said; “This was a budget that could have changed the course of the country for the better. In the end, it turned out to be a budget where not much changed. The reality is that this budget contained no new money for social
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Natalie Bennett was the leader of the Green Party from 2012-2016. Over that time she and the party became known as champions of the policy of universal basic income – a guarantee that people’s basic needs will be met by an unconditional payment to meet their essential needs. She argues that it is a guarantee
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On this day in 1459 the ‘Wars of the Roses’ between the houses of Lancaster and York took on an increased ferocity. Parliament had not met for three and a half years, since March 1456, when it had been dissolved following the resignation of Richard, duke of York, as Protector and the nominal resumption of
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Coventry Trades Union Council has announced a protest to take place this Saturday, 23rd September at 12 noon, in a bid to send a message to the Government to end the 1% public sector pay cap.  A petition set up by the General Secretary of the UNISON trade union, David Prentis, has already reached the
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As all #Coventrians will know, there has been some recent changes to the bin cycles and a brand new, proving controversial, addition to the bin family. We recently asked some of our elected representatives from each party, with independents, to put together some words on their thoughts on the recent changes. We heard back from
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Westminster Debate on Coventry’s City of Culture Bid held in Westminister Hall on Tuesday 5th September 2017. The Coventry debate starts at 1:31.25 in. It has contributions from all 3 MP’s from the City.  

The 60th anniversary of the Coventry polio outbreak of 1957 will be marked today as part of a campaign to eradicate the disease. The One Last Push campaign, which supports global efforts to eradicate polio, is holding an event today at the Coventry Transport Museum to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coventry polio outbreak
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Writing for the Chamberlain Files, the Labour MEP says the Tory Mayor has done nothing to make a difference to real people’s lives in the West Midlands. Siôn Simon is a Labour MEP for the West Midlands and was the Labour candidate at the 2017 West Midlands Mayoral election, however, lost by under 4,000 votes. 
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Coventry city council has agreed to extend its existing (Materials Recycling Facility) contract with Biffa for a further two years, to avoid the ‘risk’ of a less favourable deal. In a meeting earlier this month (1 August), the council’s cabinet was asked to approve a two-year extension of an existing contract with Biffa for its
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Senior business figures came together for the latest meeting of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce’s Brexit Club. Business leaders in the Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull region have expressed ‘major concerns about the lack of clarity on the route out of the European Union’. Senior business figures came together for the latest meeting of
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