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Families welcome Labour’s fresh focus on rising costs of living

Families across Newcastle this weekend welcomed Labour’s emphasis on tackling the high cost of living and falling household incomes following leader Ed Miliband’s impressive speech to the Party’s annual conference in Brighton.

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Culture Committee slams Government, Google over copyright theft

The House of Commons Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee has condemned the Government for allowing search giant Google too much sway over moves to relax UK copyright laws, risking the success of the country’s £36 billion a year creative industries.

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Newcastle MP slates Lobbying and Campaigning Bill as ‘illiberal, partisan and undemocratic’

Paul Farrelly, Newcastle’s Labour MP, has launched a stinging attack on the government’s proposed lobbying reforms as a retrograde step that would muzzle charities, trades unions and critics of the coalition in the run-up to the general election.

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Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly warns of ‘grave implications’ posed by HS2.

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has hit out at the proposed HS2 train line, warning that it has ‘grave implications’ for existing rail services in North Staffordshire.

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North Staffs MPs vote against ‘knee-jerk’ military action in government defeat over Syria

Four Members of Parliament from North Staffordshire combined to help defeat the government in the historic House of Commons vote last night over British involvement in military action against Syria.

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Betley head for the Britannia on National Football Day

The Football Association honoured one of Newcastle’s leading amateur football clubs, Betley, at the weekend, accompanying the players to Stoke City’s Britannia Stadium on National Football Day.

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Rockin’ All Over The World, Still - Status Quo Roll Into Betley

Iconic Seventies rock band Status Quo ‘Lay Down’ in Newcastle next Friday to headline three days of music at Betley’s new Junction 16 festival.

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Government planning changes risk blighting town centres, warns Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly.

Town centres, including Newcastle’s, could be powerless to stop unpopular shops from opening because of controversial new planning reforms introduced by the coalition Government, the town’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has warned.

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Newcastle MP urges more help for local pubs

Paul Farrelly, Labour Member of Parliament for Newcastle, has added to calls for the government to give more support to community pubs up and down the land.

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MP congratulates college as apprenticeship campaign passes target

A campaign to create 100 apprenticeships in 100 days has been heralded as a “fantastic success” by Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.

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