At Mondays meeting of Nottingham City Councils Full Council Deputy Leader Cllr Graham Chapman will attack the Governments targeting of families with children for benefit cuts. Cllr Chapmans attack follows an Institute for Fiscal Studies report which said planned changes to the tax and benefits system will hit the incomes of families with children hardest [...]
Across Nottingham and the rest of Britain unwise and unfair Government cuts are scuppering much needed building works. Whether it is the cancellation of the desperately needed rebuilding of Top Valley School or the failure to widen the A453 we’re all suffering from David Cameron and George Osborne’s shortsighted policies. Labour’s team in Basford are [...]
Scores of young people in Clifton could be affected by the loss of the Education Maintenance Grant. The EMA grant has provided up to £30 per week to thousands of 16-18 year full time students, providing they make good attendance and progress in sixth form or at their local college.
Whilst the Liberals and Tories are busy reducing the chances of our young people Labour is trying to direct what building schemes remain to local workers. In Welstead Road where we are fulfilling our promised to provide parking places with finance left over from the last government’s allocation all workers are from Nottingham and one [...]
Ten years ago only a handful of young people in Aspley and Broxtowe went on to university. The area also had low numbers of young people going on to college. Labour changed that.