Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer made his keynote speech at his party conference calling in a new ambitious plan for a potential Labour Government – including the nationalisation of the clean-energy sector. Positioning himself as a Prime Minister in waiting, the Labour leader used his speech to make key policy commitments surrounding the NHS, business, […]
Up to a staggering 80% of people in Sunderland have no interest in voting in today’s local council elections, a SparkSunderland survey has shown. With the current cost of living crisis biting hard across the country, and the Government under more scrutiny than ever before amid the Covid “Partygate” revelations, voters are set to deliver […]
Shadow Health and Social Care Secretary Wes Streeting has criticised the government for its mismanagement of the NHS during a visit to Sunderland. Currently over 40,000 residents in Sunderland and South Tyneside are on NHS waiting lists, with more than 18% waiting more than 18 weeks for treatment. Streeting said: “The Conservatives promised to ‘level […]
Sir Keir Starmer firmly planted his flag in the sand to move the party back towards the centre-ground at the 2021 Labour party conference in Brighton.