Eagles Corner - massive investment in a community pub

Eagles Corner, Front Street, Arnold Continue reading

Junior Doctors Campaign for a fair deal

Junior doctors in Nottingham continue to fight for a fair deal Continue reading

Netherfield Tea Party

Netherfield and Colwick Senior Citizens' Club Continue reading

Join the 'Stronger In' campaign!

With just 100 days to go until the EU Referendum, Vernon and his fellow 'Stronger In' supporters took to the banks of the River Thames today to show the strength of the campaign. Continue reading

Vernon hits the campaign trail with Paddy Tipping

Vernon was out and about today supporting Paddy Tipping, Labour's candidate for Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), ahead of the PCC election on 5th May 2016. Gedling Labour members joined Paddy as he spoke with local people about the work that he has done since being elected as the PCC in 2012, and about his concerns over government cuts to Police numbers.   Continue reading

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 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. Continue reading

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 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: Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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 the streets of Arnold to speak with members of the public about why remaining in the EU is best for Britain (pictured below). Continue reading

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 in the 2020 General Election. (Image by Michael Payne) Continue reading