18th April 11am – Anne Duffield calls me “Have you seen the news? Theresa is going for the 8th June!” “Oh ****!” We’re already campaigning hard for Andy Burnham for Mayor and over in Altrincham for a council by-election. The polls are abysmal; and worse… I’m on record as wanting an early General Election. I’ve […]

Andy Burnham’s speech on Whole Person Care

Moving the debate forward One Nation Labour is beginning to find its voice in new policies as we prepare for the General Election in 2015. Kate Green has already written in praise of Andy Burnham’s take on what health care will look like under One Nation Labour. I can only echo the points she makes. […]

Kate’s Blog 13th January 2012

Happy new year! Parliament resumed this week, and the holiday seems a long time ago. I spent the first day back dealing with a backlog of emails. But by Wednesday, I was up and out of the office very first thing to attend a breakfast meeting. I met businesses and campaigners to discuss the alarming […]

Playschemes for the summer

The following news release has just been added to the council website: More fun summer school holiday activities in Trafford 04/08/2010 The latest of Trafford Council’s school summer holiday playschemes and activities have been announced. All playschemes and play sessions are open to disabled and non disabled children and pre-booking sessions is advisable. The Lostock […]

Parliamentary Debate

Kate Green is to be applauded for raising the issue of unequal treatment from Trafford in favour of the most affluent areas. A reminder of how we were treated in the winter snow compared to Hale. See video