Entries by Stephen Morgan

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Hope in Portsmouth – get involved

Stephen Morgan MP is welcoming a 32,000 LEGO brick suffragette ‘Hope’ to Portsmouth. Hope is visiting Portsmouth in the lead up to 2028, to celebrate the 1928 Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act which gave equal voting rights to all women and men. Stephen is asking the community to help mark Hope’s visit by […]

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Soaring childcare costs are limiting parents’ ability to work, as Labour demands Sunak secure families’ finances

Labour is warning the cost of childcare is so high that that parents are having to cut down the hours they work. New Labour analysis shows the average family now spends nearly £1,500 more on a nursery place than five years ago. Forty per cent of parents responding to a recent survey by Pregnant then […]

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Labour tax cut would save pubs over £2,000 from next week 

Labour have today outlined their ‘emergency support’ to help small businesses with rising costs. The measures include a tax cut which would take effect this week if the Government adopted Labour’s plans.   Under the plans a typical small factory or workshop would save £2,700, a pub would be £2,600 better off and the average café or restaurant […]

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Revealed: 28,000 pensioners in Portsmouth who could see energy bill savings wiped out a ‘disgrace’ says City MP

Stephen Morgan MP has labelled new revelations that 28,650 Portsmouth pensioners’ state pensions could be worth hundreds of pounds less in real terms over the next year ‘a disgrace’, as the government continues to struggle to get to grips with the cost-of-living crisis. New Labour analysis has shown that, as a result of rising inflation […]

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City MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment 

This week Portsmouth South’s Stephen Morgan MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging our city’s commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. This year […]

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Keeping HMRC in Portsmouth: City MP responds

Responding to the announcement that HMRC will keep a presence in Portsmouth and the city will become of the regional hubs, Portsmouth South’s Stephen Morgan MP said: “I welcome HMRC’s commitment to establish a regional centre in Portsmouth, and potentially retain Lynx House, although I will be seeking urgent clarification about what this means for […]