Campaigning against the closures of SureStart Centres in Portsmouth.
The then Lib Dem administration for the council kept centres open but cut the staff by half who are unable to give a full service for parents and children. Many centres have had to amalgamate.
Campaigning for no evictions due to the ‘bedroom tax’. Portsmouth City Council voted against the motion
This is having a devastating effect on over 1,000 Portsmouth residents where many have been forced to move to smaller properties as they can’t afford the extra payment for the bedroom tax. LABOUR WOULD SCRAP THIS TAX