MAYORAL HOPEFUL SLAMS CHANCELLOR FOR KEY WORKER PAY CUT

Mayoral hopeful Dan Norris has slammed Chancellor Rishi Sunak for plans to hit every key worker earning over £18,000 with a real-terms pay cut next year – the teachers, police officers and Armed Forces personnel on the front line of the battle against Covid-19. At the Spending Review on 25 November, the Chancellor announced aContinue reading “MAYORAL HOPEFUL SLAMS CHANCELLOR FOR KEY WORKER PAY CUT”

NO ONE SHOULD NEED TO SPEND CHRISTMAS ON THE STREETS

Labour is calling on the Government to commit that no one in the West of England will spend this winter on the streets. Research by charity HomelessLink found one third of homeless organisations and local authorities expect there will be thousands fewer beds available across the country, While many rough sleepers were given emergency accommodationContinue reading “NO ONE SHOULD NEED TO SPEND CHRISTMAS ON THE STREETS”

ARCADIA GROUP COLLAPSE – MAYORAL HOPEFUL COMMENTS

The Arcadia group has collapsed into administration, putting 13,000 jobs at risk. The group includes popular high street stores including Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins, Evans and Burton. Labour Metro Mayor hopeful Dan Norris said: “My thoughts are with those whose jobs are at risk. Through what has been a difficult year for many, retailContinue reading “ARCADIA GROUP COLLAPSE – MAYORAL HOPEFUL COMMENTS”

THORNBURY WORKWEAR COMPANY WINS PRAISE FROM LABOUR LEADER AND METRO MAYOR HOPEFUL

A Thornbury Workwear company has received a special “virtual visit” from Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and Metro Mayor hopeful Dan Norris, who praised the company for protecting frontline Covid heroes. Sir Keir and Mr Norris held a zoom meeting with Alexandra Workwear where they met managing director Martin Lyne and staff who explained how theContinue reading “THORNBURY WORKWEAR COMPANY WINS PRAISE FROM LABOUR LEADER AND METRO MAYOR HOPEFUL”