All posts tagged "government"

  • 2019 Local Elections in Knowsley: Thursday 2 May

    Polls are open from 7am to 10pm this Thursday, 2 May, in local elections across the UK. In Prescot and Whiston, three Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council seats are being contested. They are, with prospective candidates: PRESCOT NORTH...

    • Posted April 30, 2019
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  • Knowsley Council Facing £17m More in Cuts

    (Press release: Knowsley Council) Residents are being given the opportunity to comment on initial options being considered by Knowsley Council to save £16.8m over the next three years. The Government’s cuts since 2010 have impacted on Knowsley...

    • Posted December 20, 2016
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  • Government Promises £5m for Prescot Shakespeare Theatre

    Tory Chancellor George Osborne announced £5 million towards a theatre and college for Prescot in today’s government budget (Wednesday 16 March). “In the 400th anniversary of the great playwright’s death, I’ve heard the sonnets from the Right...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Parliamentary Success for Harvey’s Law

    A campaign that began after a pet went missing in Rainhill has resulted in a success in Parliament. ‘Harvey’s Army’ petitioned the government to make it law for the Highways Agency to scan all dead pets on...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Harvey’s Law to Be Discussed in Parliament

    A suggested law to make it compulsory for the Highways Agency to scan and report dead domestic animals will be discussed in Parliament. Poodle Harvey went missing from Rainhill in November 2013, when owners Jude Devine and Shaun...

    • Posted February 10, 2015
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