Letter: The New European (#93)

Please see my letter to the New European newspaper: Click Here 'Speaking for the shires' (Issue #93) - The need for central government to undergo a serious devolutionary process post-Brexit.

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In January, I announced that I would run in the Young Labour elections to become the Under-19s representative on its National Committee. During the campaign, my priorities were: Form closer links between CLP Youth Officers. This should make it easier to organise large events/fundraisers/socials/leafletting sessions in your local area. Work to lower the voting age … Continue reading Thank you for your support.

Tom Parkin for Young Labour National Committee Under-19s Representative

Earlier this week, I announced that I am an standing to be elected as Under-19s Representative to Young Labour's National Committee. The position has a two-year term. This position is a recognition of the breadth of ages amongst our young members and the potential for under-representation of members under 19. The role of the Under … Continue reading Tom Parkin for Young Labour National Committee Under-19s Representative

Why we should have a Secretary of State for Mental Health.

SIGN HERE!!! In Britain, it's clear: there is NO existing parity between mental and physical health. Funding for mental health services in five English regions has been reduced by £4.5m. The crisis is particularly difficult for students and young adults. Since 2006, the number of students disclosing a mental health condition to their university has … Continue reading Why we should have a Secretary of State for Mental Health.

Theresa May: Appoint a Secretary of State for Mental Health PETITION

SIGN HERE!!!   Theresa May: "Appoint a Secretary of State for Mental Health, independent of and equal to the Secretary of State for Health. The Mental Health Secretary would be held accountable by parliament and have access to ring-fenced funding like any other government department. They would be responsible for improving the access to and provision of mental … Continue reading Theresa May: Appoint a Secretary of State for Mental Health PETITION