Author Archives: John Denham MP

Southampton Labour respond to the Autumn Statement

Labour MPs for Southampton, Alan Whitehead and John Denham, and Labour’s Southampton Itchen candidate for 2015 Rowenna Davis, have responded to today’s Autumn Statement. John Denham, Labour MP for Southampton Itchen, said: “What we needed to hear from the Chancellor … Continue reading

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Portsmouth dockyard news: John Denham and Rowenna Davis respond

John Denham, Labour MP for Southampton Itchen, and Rowenna Davis, Labour Parliamentary candidate for Southampton Itchen, have spoken out following today’s devastating news about shipbuilding job losses in Portsmouth dockyard. Mr Denham, speaking in the House of Commons, said:  “Labour … Continue reading

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Midanbury shop is shortlisted for the responsible retailer award by Independent Achievers Academy Awards

John is pleased to hear that SNA Supermarket in Midanbury, Southampton, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the responsible retailer award category of the prestigious Independent Achievers Academy Awards. This is the eighth year of the Independent Achievers Academy, … Continue reading

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John calls for evidence on the impact of migrant labour

Labour’s John Denham MP has asked employers and employees to give him details of the way in which migrant labour is being employed in Southampton.  John Denham, MP for Southampton Itchen, is responding to a call for evidence from the … Continue reading

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John Denham MP urges Government to support sixth form colleges

Labour MP for Southampton Itchen, John Denham, has written to Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove, urging him to take action which will help sixth form colleges at Itchen,  Richard Taunton and Barton Peveril. John has joined a cross-party … Continue reading

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John hails energy price freeze as vital in the fight to tackle Southampton’s cost of living crisis

John Denham, MP for Southampton Itchen, has welcomed the announcement that an incoming Labour Government will freeze energy prices, as vital in the fight to tackle the cost of living crisis hitting hard pressed Southampton families. Mr Denham was responding … Continue reading

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The Lobbying Bill will make things worse, not better

Yesterday John Denham challenged the Leader of the House Commons over the employment of a paid lobbyist of the tobacco industry – Lynton Crosby – as the head of the Conservative party election campaign. This was during a debate on the … Continue reading

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