VIDEO: Vernon swears in to the new Parliament

This afternoon Vernon officially 'affirmed' himself into the House of Commons and the new Parliament. Continue reading

Carlton Training Band

Vernon got musical today with young people from the Carlton Training Band, a local brass group. Continue reading

Gedling Election results in full

The Gedling Election results are now available in full. Labour retained both the Gedling Parliamentary seat and control of Gedling Borough Council. Many thanks to everybody who voted Labour on 7th May. Continue reading

Vernon's acceptance speech

If you would like to hear a section of Vernon's election acceptance speech, listen again to Andy Whittaker's Radio Nottingham show from 8th May. Vernon can be heard at 2 hours, 1 minute and 22 seconds in. Continue reading

Vernon re-elected as MP for Gedling!

At 8am on Friday 8th May, the results of the Gedling parliamentary count were announced and Vernon was duly elected as Member of Parliament for Gedling. Continue reading

Notice: dissolution of Parliament

This site was established whilst I was a Member of Parliament. As Parliament has been dissolved there are no members of Parliament until after the Election on 07 May 2015. Continue reading

Grand Opening of Gedling Country Park

Before heading off to campaign this afternoon, Vernon was honoured to be recognised on the plaque marking the Grand Opening of the new Gedling Country Park.   Continue reading

Gedling Labour 2015!

Gedling Labour candidates and volunteers met at the new Gedling Country Park this evening ahead of its grand opening tomorrow at 11am.   Continue reading

Affordable housing for Gedling

Vernon visited The Grove pub site this afternoon before ground breaks on its redevelopment as new affordable housing (pictured below with Gedling Borough Councillors Peter and Sandra Barnes and Council leader John Clarke). Continue reading

New local nature reserve for Arnold

A former fly tipping hotspot which was transformed into a green space for the community to enjoy is on the cusp of being granted local nature reserve status. Continue reading