Tag Archives: John Healey

Election expenses rears it’s head once more

Tory chiefs accused of casting MPs adrift Tory MPs embroiled in controversy over 2015 General Election expenses have hit out at the party’s central office for “cocking up” and then casting them “adrift” as the row rumbles on. The Conservatives … Continue reading

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New rules on MPs hiring their relatives

Strict new rules on MPs employing their spouses and relatives will be revealed by the Commons expenses watchdog this week. The reform, expected to take effect this month, comes amid concerns that Westminster could face a scandal such as that … Continue reading

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Rotherham MPs add to HS2 objections

Rotherham MPs Sir Kevin Barron and John Healey have made a full submission to the Secretary of State for Transport asking for the HS2 route through South Yorkshire to return to the previously chosen Meadowhall route. The Government is minded … Continue reading

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Housing benefit cut defended as Yorkshire MP brands change “cruel”

 PLANS to stop young adults from claiming housing benefit were branded “cruel and counterproductive” by a shadow minister today, Wentworth and Dearne MP John Healey criticised the Government’s failure to analyse whether impact the move to cut housing benefit for … Continue reading

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MP John Healey asks government for budget help for steel industry

WENTWORTH and Dearne MP John Healey has called on the government to pledge support for the steel industry in this week’s Budget. Earlier this month, Mr Healey welcomed an agreement for Tata to sell their South Yorkshire Specialty Steels operation … Continue reading

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it wasn’t about the money?

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I received this anonymously in my inbox today thought that readers might like to take a look. Some Points of interest… I thought the three MPs originally said it wasn’t about the money? But in the email the wording used … Continue reading

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MEP to oppose ruling she pay damages to Rotherham’s MPs

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UKIP MEP Jane Collins is expected to launch an appeal against a High Court ruling demanding she pay hundreds of thousands of pounds in libel damages to Rotherham’s three MPs. Ms Collins was ordered to pay Kevin Barron, John Healey … Continue reading

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