Today Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Plymouth Moor View has written to Tory MP Mr Mercer, asking him to stand by his own assessments of this woeful Government and vote for the No Confidence motion in Parliament this evening.Read More
The community in Glenholt has rallied round to try to save their Post Office and shop after it had to close suddenly two weeks ago. There is now a public meeting to talk about the future of the shop and Post Office this Monday 14 January at 6.30pm at St Anne’s Church. I'm urging local people to be there.Read More
Please sign this petition against the closure of Glenholt Post Office. Many elderly residents and those with mobility issues rely on this Post Office.
It's key that we put on pressure so that the closure can't be allowed to stand, and I've written to the Chief Executive of the Post OfficeRead More
This week we had the bad news that Glenholt Post Office and the shop it is located in closed abruptly.
Glenholt residents, particularly older people and those with mobility issues, rely on their local Post Office. IRead More
My latest column in Plymouth Live on being a new mum in politics talks about why it's not right that Plymouth children don't get their fair share compared to children in other parts of the country, and why too many people have lost faith that the next generation will do better than the last.
That, and my constant struggle trying not to leave the house covered in baby sick.Read More
An investigation by the Guardian published today has uncovered evidence of cases in which Newcross Healthcare Solutions has failed to pay its employees if they cancel shifts because of illness without 24 hours’ notice, and has also docked money from their pay. Charlotte Holloway has written to the General Manager of Newcross Health’s Plymouth Office to ask for assurances that Plymouth care workers are not and will not be affected by these fines.Read More
A new analysis by the House of Commons Library for the Labour Party has revealed that over 11,000 households in Plymouth are at risk of losing their free TV licences, 7,000 of them with someone aged 80 or over.
Millions of older people across the country are set to lose their TV licence in 2020 despite the Conservatives promising in their 2017 general election manifesto to protect free TV licences until 2022.Read More
This week I responded to news that plans are being considered to end universally available TV licences for the over 75s. This would go against a pledge made in the 2017 Conservative Party manifesto which guarantees them for the duration of this parliament.Read More
Our Tory MP Mr Mercer has just voted to cover up the impact that Universal Credit is having on Plymouth families and people who most need support. Government has already admitted that some people will be worse off - and by some, they actually mean millions.Read More
Commenting on news that HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark are saved from the latest round of defence cuts, Charlotte Holloway, Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Plymouth Moor View said:
“Today is a big news day for Plymouth - I’m delighted that it's been announced that HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark have been saved from this Tory Government's proposed cuts.Read More
Today, Charlotte Holloway, Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Plymouth Moor View, has written to the Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner and our Conservative MP Mr Mercer to ask questions about recent crime increases, raising particular concerns on crimes that disproportionately affect women as well as Public Order Offences.Read More
My view: It is wrong that this Conservative Government is making children a target for austerity. New figures show that over 70,000 families are affected by this Government's two-child cap policy, with nearly 6 in 10 of families affected being in work.Read More
Charlotte Holloway, Labour and Co-operative Parliamentary candidate for Plymouth Moor View, has commented on National Day Nurseries Association research on shortfalls in Government funding for delivering the Conservatives’ flagship childcare policy, published today:Read More
Today’s news on Plymouth Studio School is very concerning and many people across the city are asking serious questions about how a school, open for less than three years, could have been announced as closing so quickly.Read More