MP COLUMN: Moving hospital care for dementia patients is unacceptable
I attended the meeting at County Hall in Matlock, together with campaigners from High Peak and across North Derbyshire, to see the decision of the Clinical Commissioning Board (CCG) on the future of Spencer and Fenton wards at the Cavendish.
MP COLUMN: Public sector pay cap is morally indefensible
Last week was a week of firsts; I made my ‘Maiden Speech’ in Parliament and I also made my first vote. I supported lifting the one per cent cap on annual pay rises for public sector workers. However, despite Labour’s amendment, the DUP and Conservatives voted to keep the pay cap by 323 to 309.