Vernon Coaker MP

Working Hard For You In Gedling

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Today, Vernon was one of 70 MPs to visit Pancreatic Cancer UK's Westminster drop-in. The session was intended to educate MPs about pancreatic cancer and to inform them about activities planned for November's Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month (PCAM).

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Vernon attends Westminster 'drop-in' for Pancreatic Cancer UK

Today, Vernon was one of 70 MPs to visit Pancreatic Cancer UK's Westminster drop-in. The session was intended to educate MPs about pancreatic cancer and to inform them about activities planned... Read more

Vernon was honoured to be present at the Gedling launch of the 2015 Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal this morning. He is a committed supporter of the RBL and is proud to purchase and wear a poppy every year. 

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Gedling RBL launch #PoppyAppeal 2015

Vernon was honoured to be present at the Gedling launch of the 2015 Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal this morning. He is a committed supporter of the RBL and is proud... Read more

Today Vernon was privileged to speak at a rally in Market Square to oppose proposed changes to junior doctors' contracts. The changes would require junior doctors to work longer hours for less pay, potentially endangering the lives of patients and the future of the NHS.

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Save Our NHS! Junior Doctors' rally in Nottingham

Today Vernon was privileged to speak at a rally in Market Square to oppose proposed changes to junior doctors' contracts. The changes would require junior doctors to work longer hours for... Read more

Vernon is always glad to catch up with schools in the Gedling constituency and today was no exception. This afternoon he visited Carlton Central Infant School and was pleased to find staff and pupils throwing themselves into the school term.

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Vernon visits Carlton Central Infant School

Vernon is always glad to catch up with schools in the Gedling constituency and today was no exception. This afternoon he visited Carlton Central Infant School and was pleased to... Read more

Vernon was thrilled to be invited to Netherdale Green's 25th anniversary today. The care home was built in Netherfield in 1990, but Vernon was the first to point out that it still looks brand new!

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Netherdale Green turns 25!

Vernon was thrilled to be invited to Netherdale Green's 25th anniversary today. The care home was built in Netherfield in 1990, but Vernon was the first to point out that... Read more

During a recent visit to Carlton Digby School in Mapperley, Vernon was pleased to receive a certificate championing the importance of voting from student Deanna Ebblewhite. He promised to take the certificate with him on his next visit to Parliament and can be seen below holding the certificate outside the Palace of Westminster.

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From Mapperley to Westminster: Vernon delivers student's certificate to Parliament

During a recent visit to Carlton Digby School in Mapperley, Vernon was pleased to receive a certificate championing the importance of voting from student Deanna Ebblewhite. He promised to take the... Read more

Seema Malhotra MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has today officially launched Labour's Stop the Tax Credit Cuts campaign, against Tory cuts which the House of Commons Library estimates will lead to an average £1,300 cut in the annual income of around 3.2 million families, including 2.7 million families with 5.2 million children in them, if they come into effect as planned in April 2016.

Stop the Tax Credit Cut

Seema Malhotra MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has today officially launched Labour's Stop the Tax Credit Cuts campaign, against Tory cuts which the House of Commons Library estimates... Read more

Vernon was very pleased to be invited back to this year's Arnold in Bloom event.

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Arnold in Bloom 2015

Vernon was very pleased to be invited back to this year's Arnold in Bloom event. Read more

Vernon was really pleased to see Roger Henry, founder of the Real United Community Football Club, at his office today. Roger bought along his 'Point of Light' award, received from the Prime Minister in July.

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Celebrating Roger Henry's 'Point of Light' Award

Vernon was really pleased to see Roger Henry, founder of the Real United Community Football Club, at his office today. Roger bought along his 'Point of Light' award, received from... Read more

Following the election of the new Labour Party Leader, Vernon remains in the Shadow Cabinet although he will now be looking after the brief for Northern Ireland. He hands over responsibility for the Defence brief to Maria Eagle MP.

Vernon becomes Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Following the election of the new Labour Party Leader, Vernon remains in the Shadow Cabinet although he will now be looking after the brief for Northern Ireland. He hands over... Read more

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