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April 24, 2015

HSBC is the latest in a long line of companies warning of the dangers of a re-elected Tory government taking Britain out of the EU

HSBC is just the latest in a long line of companies warning of the dangers of a re-elected Tory government taking Britain out of the European Union. The big risk to our economy over the next few years is EU exit if the Tories win the election. It would have a [...]

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April 23, 2015

IFS has confirmed that the Tories are committed to the most extreme spending plans of any political party, with bigger cuts than any other advanced economy in the next three years

The IFS has confirmed that the Tories are committed to the most extreme spending plans of any political party, with bigger cuts than any other advanced economy in the next three years. And the IFS condemns the Tories for being ‘misleading’ about their plans for cuts to public services. The truth [...]

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April 20, 2015

My speech on the Tories’ double deceit on the NHS

David Cameron broke the promises he made about the NHS at the last election. And now he is again asking people to take him on trust about what he’s saying at this election. David Cameron broke his promises on the NHS before. And he’ll break his promises again. [...]

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Transcript of Ed’s interview on Murnaghan

DERMOT MURNAGHAN: Well now, the Conservatives are once again evoking the spirit of Margaret Thatcher in an effort to win over undecided voters before polling on May 7th, they are promising a 1970s style sell-off of Lloyds Banking shares if they win the election but Labour say it is has [...]

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April 4, 2015

Great campaigning in Morley & Outwood & our key seats

It's been a great first week to the campaign. Here in Morley and Outwood we've spoken to well over 1,500 voters and our local campaign team have delivered tens of thousands of letters. But as well as campaigning hard here in Morley and Outwood there are also many other seats [...]

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March 29, 2015

Wakefield Hospice 10K

There was an amazing turnout this morning for the Wakefield Hospice 10k. I joined members of my Morley & Outwood team to start and then complete the race and raise money for this brilliant local charity. Wakefield Hospice does amazing work across our area supporting local people and their families. [...]

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March 28, 2015

Morley & Outwood Campaign Centre is now open

Thank you to all the local activists who came along to the launch today

Today we formally opened our Campaign Centre in Morley. We've been campaigning regularly over the last five years but with the General Election now officially here we'll be out every day, fighting for every vote. [...]

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