All posts tagged "Marie Rimmer"

  • 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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  • MP Rimmer Assault Case Dropped, Will Return to Court

    St Helens South & Whiston MP Marie Rimmer walked free from a Scottish court this week, as an assault case against her was dismissed. Ms Rimmer is accused of kicking a woman at a polling station in...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Marie Rimmer Trial Postponed until after Election

    The prospective Labour MP for St Helens South and Whiston will be able to fight her election campaign before going on trial for assault. St Helens councillor and former council leader Marie Rimmer, who replaces incumbent MP Shaun...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Prospective Whiston MP Rimmer Charged with Assault

    Former St Helens Council Leader Marie Rimmer was charged with assault while campaigning in Scotland yesterday (Thursday 18 September). Cllr Rimmer was campaigning against Scottish independence at a polling station in the Shettleston area of Glasgow, when she allegedly assaulted...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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