Vernon Coaker MP

Working Hard For You In Gedling

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Today the Shadow Cabinet met in Dagenham to celebrate International Women's Day.

 Two of the Ford factory workers who famously went on strike in 1984, Dora and Pam, joined the team. They spoke to the Labour colleagues about their campaigns for equal pay and inspired them to continue fighting for equality.

The Shadow Cabinet are pictured below with Dora and Pam.

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Shadow Cabinet joins Ford campaigners for IWD 2016

Today the Shadow Cabinet met in Dagenham to celebrate International Women's Day.  Two of the Ford factory workers who famously went on strike in 1984, Dora and Pam, joined the team. They... Read more

Vernon is quoted in today's Nottingham Post article speaking out on behalf of flood victims in Gedling. The piece looks at the complexity of applying for flood defence funds from the Environment Agency, and Vernon was quick to state that accessibility of funding is vital to protect Gedling constituents who are at risk of flooding. He said:

Vernon stands up for Gedling flood victims

Vernon is quoted in today's Nottingham Post article speaking out on behalf of flood victims in Gedling. The piece looks at the complexity of applying for flood defence funds from... Read more

Today, Vernon was very pleased to visit Bramble Court retirement and sheltered housing complex for a coffee morning with residents and to hold a surgery.

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Vernon visits Bramble Court

Today, Vernon was very pleased to visit Bramble Court retirement and sheltered housing complex for a coffee morning with residents and to hold a surgery. Read more

After this morning's Labour Party members meeting, Vernon joined some of his fellow party members to campaign for an 'In' vote in the upcoming European Union (EU) referendum. They hit the streets of Arnold to speak with members of the public about why remaining in the EU is best for Britain (pictured below).

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Vernon campaigns for an 'In' vote in the EU Referendum

After this morning's Labour Party members meeting, Vernon joined some of his fellow party members to campaign for an 'In' vote in the upcoming European Union (EU) referendum. They hit... Read more

This morning, Vernon was pleased to address a packed out Gedling Labour Party members' meeting (see below). He spoke about his hopes for Labour's future and for a Labour victory in the 2020 General Election.

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(Image by Michael Payne)

Gedling Labour Party Members' Meeting

This morning, Vernon was pleased to address a packed out Gedling Labour Party members' meeting (see below). He spoke about his hopes for Labour's future and for a Labour victory... Read more

Following last week's news that the EU Referendum will take place on 23rd June 2016, Vernon would like to officially announce that he is strongly supporting an "In" vote for the UK to remain a member of the European Union. He firmly believes that staying in the EU is in the United Kingdom’s best interests.

EU Referendum: Vernon strongly supports an "In" vote

Following last week's news that the EU Referendum will take place on 23rd June 2016, Vernon would like to officially announce that he is strongly supporting an "In" vote for the... Read more

Vernon has been busy with school visits today, starting this morning with an excellent tour around Stanhope Primary School's new pre school buildings. Vernon enjoyed discussing future plans for the school with Head Teacher Andrew Marriott and was really pleased to be greeted by Year 6 School Council pupils upon his arrival. The school's notice board is pictured below.

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Vernon calls in on Stanhope Primary School, Westdale Pre School and Carlton Central Junior School

Vernon has been busy with school visits today, starting this morning with an excellent tour around Stanhope Primary School's new pre school buildings. Vernon enjoyed discussing future plans for the... Read more

Yesterday evening, Vernon was glad to attend the East Midlands Labour Party annual Pie & Pea Quiz at Arnold Hill Community Centre (image below courtesy of Toby Perkins MP). The event offered a great opportunity to discuss the EU referendum, and Vernon was pleased to talk about his pro-EU position with Labour colleagues.

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East Midlands Labour Party Pie & Pea Quiz 2016

Yesterday evening, Vernon was glad to attend the East Midlands Labour Party annual Pie & Pea Quiz at Arnold Hill Community Centre (image below courtesy of Toby Perkins MP). The event... Read more

Vernon was pleased to attend a fundraiser for Maggie's cancer charity today at the invitation of organiser Neil Kendrick. The pair are pictured below at Paviors Rugby Club in Arnold, where guests at a Sportsman's lunch had the chance to find out more about Maggie's and the work that it does.

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Fundraiser for Maggie's cancer Charity

Vernon was pleased to attend a fundraiser for Maggie's cancer charity today at the invitation of organiser Neil Kendrick. The pair are pictured below at Paviors Rugby Club in Arnold,... Read more

This afternoon, Vernon took some time to address the Nottingham branches of the charity Parkinson's UK. He spoke about life as an MP and took questions from an audience of around 70 people at St Jude's Church Mapperley. He is pictured below with attendees.

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Vernon meets Parkinson's UK Nottingham branches

This afternoon, Vernon took some time to address the Nottingham branches of the charity Parkinson's UK. He spoke about life as an MP and took questions from an audience of around 70... Read more

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