All posts tagged "George Howarth"

  • Government Supports Plans for Shakespearean Theatre in Prescot

    A government minister has pledged support for Shakespeare North‘s project to build an Elizabethan theatre in Prescot. At a parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 8 December, Minister of State for Culture, Media & Sport Ed...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
    • 0
  • Syria Air Strikes: Howarth Votes Yes, Rimmer No

    After a day-long debate in the House of Commons yesterday (Wednesday 2 December), Members of Parliament voted 397 to 223 – a majority of 174 – to bomb ISIS targets in Syria. Of Prescot’s MPs, George Howarth (Knowsley)...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
    • 0
  • Whiston MP Defies Labour Leader, Votes against Cuts

    Marie Rimmer was among 48 Labour MPs who voted against the Conservative government’s Welfare Reform and Work Bill last night (Monday 20 July). The MP for St Helens South & Whiston defied acting party leader Harriet Harman...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
    • 0
  • Deadline Looms for Prescot, Whiston Greenbelt Objections

    Residents have until this Friday, 15 May, to give Knowsley Council their views on controversial plans to give up greenbelt across the borough for housing developments. The council held a consultation last year, saying government housing targets had forced...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
    • 0
  • Election Results: Labour Hold St Helens South & Whiston, Knowsley

    In a result that will have surprised few people, Labour have held on to both St Helens South & Whiston, and Knowsley in yesterday’s general election. George Howarth was re-elected as MP for Knowsley, with 78.1 percent...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
    • 0
  • Arthur the Sea Lion Meets Knowsley MP

    A sea lion named Arthur had a private audience with Knowsley MP George Howarth last week. One a much-loved intellectual and public figure, the other a politician, the two met at Knowsley Safari Park, where Mr Howarth...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
    • 0