All posts tagged "parliament"

  • 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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  • 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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  • General Election Candidates for Prescot, Whiston, Rainhill & Cronton

    Who’s standing for election as an MP in your area? Here’s the full local list below: Knowsley Constituency Candidates (Prescot) Louise Bours (UK Independence Party) Alice Elizabeth Bramall (Conservative Party) Carl Cashman (Liberal Democrats) Vikki Ann Gregorich...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • 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
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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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