Our Plan for Affordable Housing

This article is part of a series based around our Plan for Affordable Housing which you can read more about here.

To sign the petition supporting our Plan for Affordable Housing click here.

Having lived almost all my life in Portsmouth, I’m passionate about our city and its residents. But in recent years we’ve been let down by a council leadership seemingly intent on destroying our public services and converting the local authority into Portsmouth PLC. The Tories have failed to invest in health, education, social care and for me most crucially in housing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Milton Residents Gather to Discuss Local Plan

This article is part of a series based around our Plan for Affordable Housing which you can read more about here .

To sign the petition supporting our Plan for Affordable Housing click here .

Residents gathered at the Milton Neighbourhood Forum earlier this week to discuss the Local Plan and proposals for development in the area. Presentations were given on the ongoing Local Plan review process as well as the latest proposals for housing development on the St James’ Hospital site. Read the rest of this entry »


New deputy crime commissioner must prioritise Portsmouth

Police2Responding to news that the Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner has appointed a deputy commissioner to help him do his job, Portsmouth Labour has said priority must be given to tackling crime in our city’s communities and giving the police the resources they need.
Michael Lane, the Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Hampshire, has announced today that Flick Drummond who served as a Member of Parliament for Portsmouth South for two years, will be his first ever deputy commissioner.

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Campaigning for better tower block safety.

Claire UdyClaire Udy, party member from Charles Dickens ward was out in Buckland this afternoon talking to residents about local issues and gathering signatures on our petition calling on Portsmouth City Council to install sprinklers in its high rise tower blocks.

Claire says:

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Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness.

LonelinessStephen Morgan, Portsmouth South’s first Labour MP, has met with the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness and made a pledge to tackle loneliness in the city. 

Jo set up the Commission, along with 13 organisations including before she was murdered just over a year ago. The Commission is continuing her legacy by raising awareness about loneliness and working to try and reduce the stigma of being lonely. Read the rest of this entry »


Portsmouth has a great get together.

IMG_0571Local people are coming together across Portsmouth this weekend in celebration of the tremendous work of Jo Cox who tragically lost her life one year ago.

Jo Cox, who was brutally murdered last year, who worked tirelessly to unite communities, famously said in her maiden speech in the House of Commons that “We are far more united and have far more in common with each other than that which divides us”. Read the rest of this entry »


Standing up for city playgroups

Local parents are organising a protest in Guildhall Square on Tuesday 2nd May, at 12.30.

Council spending cuts mean that local pre-school groups could close.

Organisers, Holly Harrison and Roxanne Chappell, set up a Facebook event to build support. They say:

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