It is time to lift the cap.

FullSizeRender-24Public sector workers’ real wages in 2017 are down thousands of pounds a year compared to 2010, the TUC has found, and Stephen Morgan MP is calling the government to act.

 A TUC report states that prison officers, paramedics and NHS dieticians are all down over £3,800 a year. Firefighters are down nearly £2,900, while nuclear engineers and teachers are down approximately £2,500.

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Stephen Joins Shadow Communities Team.

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Stephen Morgan, Portsmouth South’s first ever Labour MP, has joined the party’s Communities and Local Government Team it was announced today, serving as the Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government’s Parliamentary Private Secretary.

 

Andrew Gwynne, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State, confirmed the appointment in the Chamber on Monday evening. Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


WHERE IS THE MONEY COMING FROM? WE NEED A BETTER DEAL FOR PORTSMOUTH

DDQnt0rUMAMxuPQFollowing the Tory-DUP sweetheart deal, Cllr Stephen Morgan, Portsmouth South’s new Member of Parliament, has called for the Tories to come clean on the extra money found to prop up the government, and is seeking a better deal for Portsmouth.
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Stephen’s statement on Queen’s speech.

Queen's speechDespite all the challenges our great country faces, the Tories’ Queen’s Speech is a threadbare document from a weakened government. It shows that the Prime Minister is unable to put together a proper programme for the change our country so desperately needs.
Labour would bring forward a Queen’s Speech to offer the people of Britain hope.

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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 »


Join Labour to build on historic victory in Portsmouth South

In the wake of the general election results, Portsmouth Labour are appealing for supporters to become members and help build our campaign to win council seats in May 2018.

Yesterday Labour activists gathered to celebrate the election of the first ever Labour MP for Portsmouth South, Cllr Stephen Morgan. Against a backdrop of growing support nationally for Labour over the last few weeks, Stephen’s majority was over 1500 votes with a 21.5% swing increase. Huge amounts of advertising from both Tories and Lib Dems failed against the people powered campaign from Labour. Read the rest of this entry »