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May 8, 2015

My words at the Morley and Outwood count

Can I start by thanking the Returning Officer and all the counting staff, it’s been a very, very long night, so thank you to you for all staying on to finish this job here today, thank you. [...]

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May 1, 2015

Ed’s response to David Cameron’s failure to rule out cutting child benefit

Ed Balls, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, responding to David Cameron’s latest interview on child benefit, said: “After days of weasel words and prevarication David Cameron is still failing to rule out cutting child benefit and tax credits again. “All he has said again is he won’t abolish child benefit, but he won’t [...]

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April 30, 2015

The Tories have now had two days to rule out further cuts to tax credits and child benefit – but have completely failed to do so

Over the last 48 hours the Tories have repeatedly failed to deny they are planning to cut child benefit and tax credits again if they win the election. It’s impossible for the Tories to achieve their £12 billion of cuts to social security without making millions of working families worse [...]

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April 28, 2015

Ed’s response to today’s GDP figures

"While the Tories have spent months patting themselves on the back these figures show they have not fixed the economy for working families. [...]

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Constituency News

April 26, 2015

Wakefield Wildcats deserve their stadium

The Wakefield Wildcats and their supporters deserve a new stadium. That is why from the outset I have supported proposals for a new community stadium. [...]

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April 17, 2015

The campaigning continues – 20 days to go!

Our fabulous team at work in the office this week

We've had a great response all week on the doorsteps and phones across Morley & Outwood. Thank you to all the local activists who've been in to help or who are working on the doorsteps across the constituency. [...]

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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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