Weekend Summer Celebrations in Gedling

Following the election celebration party on Friday 7th July, I spent the weekend attending various summer events around Gedling. Continue reading

Gedling Election Result Party

A huge thank you to the 250+ who attended our General and County Council Election result party, and of course to those who organised it. I hope everyone had a wonderful evening. Continue reading

Happy 69th Birthday NHS!

As many of you will probably know, yesterday marked the 69th birthday of our NHS, an incredible service for every man, woman or child, be they rich or poor. Continue reading

Annual Awards Evening

Last Friday I attended the Annual Awards evening for the 5th Carlton St John's Scout Group.   Continue reading

WASPI Westminster Hall Debate

I am currently in the Labour packed Westminster Hall Debate for WASPI to challenge the unfair state pension changes for women born on or after the 6th of April, 1951. Continue reading

Huge Thank You to Volunteers!

This campaign could not have been won without the incredible support of volunteers, and I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who took the time to go out door knocking, deliver leaflets, phone canvass and help in any way. Continue reading

Thank you Gedling

Thank you to the people of Gedling for re-electing me as your MP, the support I have received throughout this campaign has been astounding.  I am privileged to have the opportunity once more to represent you in Westminster, and work for a more prosperous future for Gedling, Nottinghamshire and Britain. Continue reading

Tories are Destroying the NHS

The Tories are destroying the #NHS. Huge cuts have left staff overworked, undervalued, and as a result at danger of putting patients at risk. At PMQ’s Theresa May stood up and said that she believes the Tories have poured record funding into the health service, and that this is a record to be proud of. Continue reading

Vernon to stand for General Election in Gedling!

  I am proud to announce that I will be standing again in Gedling on 8th June as your local candidate. It has been a huge honour to represent Gedling as a Labour MP over the last twenty years. I will be standing on my record locally as a community-focused MP who has worked hard in every part of Gedling. Continue reading

Local Labour Campaigning

  Fantastic efforts from all over Gedling this weekend in the run up to the county council elections. The campaigning throughout the weekend was full of energy, highlighting important issues like the social care crisis, the grammar school plan and new carer allowance money. The Tories have proposed that nearly a million pounds out of the social care budget for next year, they are on an ideologically driven grammar school mission that will see our schools suffer.  Continue reading