News from Hilary

Hilary's constituency office is currently in the process of moving.  There may be some delays to responding to constituents' enquiries whilst this happens but it is hoped that the office will be up and running in its new location shortly. 

We Are Moving

Hilary's constituency office is currently in the process of moving.  There may be some delays to responding to constituents' enquiries whilst this happens but it is hoped that the office... Read more

The tragic events in Paris last week have shocked us all. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of those who were so brutally murdered.

In solidarity with the people of France

The tragic events in Paris last week have shocked us all. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of those who were so brutally murdered. Read more

I have been contacted by a number of constituents about the current situation at Leeds United, and in particular the Football League’s decision to disqualify Mr Cellino from being a director of Leeds United Football Club until 18 March 2015.

Leeds United

I have been contacted by a number of constituents about the current situation at Leeds United, and in particular the Football League’s decision to disqualify Mr Cellino from being a... Read more

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Today we have a very important debate in the House of Commons on the Government’s hated and unfair bedroom tax. As the Labour opposition we have put down a motion which calls on the Government to abolish it with immediate effect.

Hilary's Blog - Bedroom Tax, 17th December 2014

Today we have a very important debate in the House of Commons on the Government’s hated and unfair bedroom tax. As the Labour opposition we have put down a motion... Read more

All of us have been profoundly shocked by the brutal and cowardly attack on a school in Peshawar by the Taliban, in which at least 132 children and nine staff were murdered.

Massacre of schoolchildren in Pakistan

All of us have been profoundly shocked by the brutal and cowardly attack on a school in Peshawar by the Taliban, in which at least 132 children and nine staff... Read more

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Hilary and Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins with firefighters at the House of Commons on Monday

A Fair Deal for Firefighters

Yesterday in the House of Commons, there was a large contingent of firefighters from right across England in the public gallery. They had come to listen to a debate that Labour had called about the firefighters’ pension scheme, following industrial action over the last 12 months.

Hilary's Blog - Firefighters' Pensions, 16th December 2014

Hilary and Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins with firefighters at the House of Commons on Monday A Fair Deal for Firefighters Yesterday in the House of Commons, there was a large... Read more

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Hilary at the new Quintessential Hair, Beauty and Tanning Salon, Church Street, Hunslet - supporting a great new business which has created jobs locally.

Small Business Saturday

  Hilary at the new Quintessential Hair, Beauty and Tanning Salon, Church Street, Hunslet - supporting a great new business which has created jobs locally.

It’s been a very busy couple of weeks, with advice surgeries, interviews, speeches to the Association of County Councils Network and the Town and Country Planning Association annual meetings and an event with Chinese investors at which myself, Fabian Hamilton and Rachel Reeves all told them all about the wonders of our city and the wider region. The aim was to encourage more overseas businesses to invest in Leeds and so create jobs and wealth.

Hilary's Blog - 2nd December

It’s been a very busy couple of weeks, with advice surgeries, interviews, speeches to the Association of County Councils Network and the Town and Country Planning Association annual meetings and... Read more

 

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Hilary recently joined the team at The Markets Post Office (LS2 7DZ) on New York Street in Leeds city centre to celebrate the extensive refurbishment of their branch.

Hilary opens the newly refurbished The Markets Post Office

    Hilary recently joined the team at The Markets Post Office (LS2 7DZ) on New York Street in Leeds city centre to celebrate the extensive refurbishment of their branch. Read more

Thanks to all of you who emailed me about the control that large breweries can exercise over pubs, and asking me to support landlords being able to buy their beer on the open market.

Community Pubs: Victory in Parliament!

Thanks to all of you who emailed me about the control that large breweries can exercise over pubs, and asking me to support landlords being able to buy their beer... Read more

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