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Replay: BAE Job Losses Debated in Parliament

The loss of 3,000 jobs at BAE Systems is set to be discussed in the House of Commons today, at an estimated start time of 5 pm, and we’ll be […]

10 years ago
Ribble Valley MP brands idea to move Fishwick out of Preston as a “glaring anomaly”

The proposition to move Fishwick out of the Preston constituency and into the Ribble Valley is a “glaring anomaly”, according to Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans. Speaking at today’s Boundary […]

10 years ago
Opinion: The city of Preston could be divided into two halves, say Lib Dems

This is a guest post by Liam Pennington, on behalf of the North West Liberal Democrats. At the beginning of September, the Boundary Commission for England published its proposals to […]

10 years ago
BAE job losses at Warton and Samlesbury to be debated in Parliament

eurofighter typhoon The loss of 3,000 jobs at BAE Systems is set to be discussed in the House of Commons this week. The company is one of the city’s biggest employers and […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fishwick would be an “orphan ward” under boundary changes, says Preston MP

Fishwick would become an “orphan ward” under changes proposed to the Preston constituency by the Boundary Commission, according to MP Mark Hendrick. The move, which would see Fishwick become part […]

10 years ago
Preston MP wants debate on boundary changes, calls public meeting this week

Preston’s MP Mark Hendrick will hold a public meeting this Thursday, 20 October, to discuss the Boundary Commission proposal to remove Fishwick from Preston. The meeting will take place at […]

10 years ago
Government pledge to use enterprize zone to help BAE workers

Lancashire will see the creation of a new enterprize zone to help those who are losing their jobs at BAE Systems find new employment, George Osborne said yesterday. The zone […]

10 years ago
Public sector cuts hit the North hardest

Government cuts in the public sector are hitting parts of the North hardest, according to a new study by a research group. Centre for Cities said the North West, North […]

10 years ago
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