DWP Child Poverty Data

https://www.theoldhamtimes.co.uk/news/18595995.oldham-children-living-poverty-anywhere-else-uk-shock-government-data-shows/ This is obviously not a leaderboard any of us here in Oldham want to be anywhere near the top of, young people in the most deprived areas of our country are suffering after ten years of Tory austerity. Since 2010 almost nearly one-billion pounds has been taken out of youth services nationwide alone. WhenContinue reading “DWP Child Poverty Data”

The Bowling Green Inn

I have been contacted by a number of constituents concerned about the proposal to demolish the Bowling Green public house on Manchester Road. The plans submitted seek to replace the current pub with a drive thru KFC and Starbucks. I have been a longstanding campaigner for local pubs, I believe they are important to communityContinue reading “The Bowling Green Inn”

I’m backing the Save Oldham’s Services Campaign

Today Oldham West and Royton MP, Jim McMahon, has backed Oldham’s campaign to Save Our Services, since the start of the pandemic Team Oldham have been working round the clock to do what needed to be done. They were promised that government would fund ‘whatever it takes’ only to have that retracted at a laterContinue reading “I’m backing the Save Oldham’s Services Campaign”

Jim visits Butler Green House

Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon made his first constituency visit since lockdown began in March, to Chadderton’s Butler Green House. The site located off Wallis Street in South Chadderton, provides enhanced intermediate care for those with short-term care needs; whether it be upon discharge from the hospital for rehabilitation or to regain independenceContinue reading “Jim visits Butler Green House”

Govt needs to support rough sleepers

https://www.oldham-chronicle.co.uk/news-features/139/main-news/135113/local-mp-calls-for-government-support-on-rough-sleeping Here in Greater Manchester we urgently need the government to do more to help out locally, there’s almost 800 people still in hotels in GM and it can’t be right that they just be kicked out back onto the streets when the funding runs out.” The action government took in March shows that roughContinue reading “Govt needs to support rough sleepers”