Bill Wiggin MP, has long campaigned for stronger regulation of the press. The subject tops his website’s list of campaigns.
Private Eye’s recent report “HEREFORD BEEF” refers to his most recent Commons intervention in which he is highly critical of the Hereford Times.
The Hansard record of the debate is here
A joint peaceful protest between several groups is convening at Hereford High Town on Monday 20th at 6pm.
This is part of a National Day of Action on 20th Feb 2017 to celebrate the contribution of migrants to the UK, to coincide with UN World Day of Social Justice.
It is to express the view that although Trump can come to the UK his visit should not be given the honour of a state visit due to his appalling views on people with disabilities, women and migrants. It is also to make clear that most people wish to welcome immigrants as fellow human beings. They pick our fruit, clean our shops and offices, and staff our hospitals. We are ashamed at the way our government is turning away child refugees who are left without carers.
Whatever our political views, we should treat all human beings with kindness. That is what protests across the UK on 20th are about.
We are delighted to announce that Ellie Chowns has been selected as Prospective Parliamentary candidate for North Herefordshire. Her enthusiasm, competence and expertise will stand her in good stead when the election campaign begins. The idea of a snap election seems to be receding, but we are prepared!