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Cap on Payday Loans

The Financial Conduct Authority proposed a cap on payday loans. Cllr Vince Maple comments.

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NHS Survey Launched

Labour Parliamentary Candidate Tris Osborne launches NHS Survey to challenge Tory record on A&E waiting times and access to GP surgeries.

New Hospital Chief Exec.

Dr Phil Barnes is replacing Nigel Beverley, Interim Chief Executive of Medway Hospital, as his contract is coming to an end.

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Wonga to Pay £2.6m Compensation

Wonga has been fined over £2.6m for chasing debt with fake lawyers

Big Lottery Funding Bid

Medway Labour joins Medway Council officers and other council members in being very disappointed that the Council’s Big Lottery bid was not successful.

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Capstone Valley Consultation

Cllrs Osborne and Maple respond to the Capstone Valley development consultation

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Labour Ready for 2015

Medway Labour congratulates Anneliese Dodds, new Labour MEP, and comments on the Euro election results

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Submission to Airports Commission

Read what Medway Labour Group and Kent County Council Labour Group has submitted to the Davies Commission regarding Estuary Airport

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Labour Defeated over Letting Fee Ban

Last night in the House of Commons, Labour tabled an amendment to the Consumer Rights Bill that would have seen letting agents fees banned. The coalition government voted against the amendment.

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Letter to Eric Pickles MP

Cllrs Maple & Osborne have written to Eric Pickles MP about possible Publicity Code breaches by the Medway Matters magazine.