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Latest news and opinion from Stafford Constituency Labour Party.

The brutal and unnecessary killing of George Floyd has rightly angered scores of us. The Labour members of Stafford Borough Council stand shoulder-to-shoulder with those demanding justice, accountability and decisive action to put a stop to racism and discrimination in all forms.

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The continued spread of COVID-19 poses serious challenges to schools, colleges, childcare and social care providers. Labour members of Stafford Borough Council are concerned about the nationwide re-opening of Schools on June 1st. Particularly given questions and concerns raised by The National Education Union, The General, Municipal Boilermakers Union, Unite and Unison.

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The Government is relaxing the lockdown and encouraging workers to go back to work. We all need to know our rights.

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Stafford CLP Chair, Julie Read, thanks those in Stafford who voted Labour in December 2019

I write as Chair of Stafford Constituency Labour Party to thank each of the 15,615 people across the constituency who voted for Labour at the recent General Election. Joyce Still contested the seat on behalf of the Labour Party and many people voted in support of Joyce and in support of a manifesto that seeks to end austerity, tackles homelessness and addresses the urgent climate change threat with a plan for a Green industrial revolution.

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Consultation on local health care - the way is paved for more cuts

In response to yet another consultation concerning Health Care in Staffordshire, we are once again calling for re-instatement of a full 24 hour A&E department at Stafford Hospital. We also want to see re-instatement of all the services axed from the hospital over the last decade and protection of Health Services across Staffordshire from further cuts.

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