Ben Bradshaw MP

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In the House of Commons last week, I raised the importance of political parties indicating their intentions towards the BBC in their election manifestos.

My Question on the BBC

In the House of Commons last week, I raised the importance of political parties indicating their intentions towards the BBC in their election manifestos. Read more

Today, Ed Miliband announced his policies for Britain's young people. You can read the announcement in full here, and this is what he had to say earlier today, before his speech.

A Better Plan For A Better Future

Today, Ed Miliband announced his policies for Britain's young people. You can read the announcement in full here, and this is what he had to say earlier today, before his...

My latest column for the Western Morning News, on why the next Government must take tourism more seriously, is available to read online here.

My Column on Tourism

My latest column for the Western Morning News, on why the next Government must take tourism more seriously, is available to read online here.

An NHS nurse in Exeter today asked me for details of Labour's health policy. This speech from Shadow Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, last week provides a good overview, and this document provides more detail on our ten-year plan.

The independent King's Fund has also now released a damning report into this Government's NHS upheaval, calling it "hugely destabilising, damaging and distracting."

Labour's NHS Policies

An NHS nurse in Exeter today asked me for details of Labour's health policy. This speech from Shadow Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, last week provides a good overview, and this...

I received correspondence from a number of constituents and local estate agents back in the early autumn regarding serious delays to Exeter City Council's administration of land searches which threatened to jeopardise house moves for those both buying and selling.  I wrote to Exeter City Council who were fully aware of the problem, made it clear that the delays were unacceptable and apologised to those affected.  

Council Progress Tackling Land Searches

I received correspondence from a number of constituents and local estate agents back in the early autumn regarding serious delays to Exeter City Council's administration of land searches which threatened to jeopardise house moves for those both buying... Read more

Below are my five tips for Labour candidates and MPs on how to deal with the Green Party.

5 Tips for Labour on Dealing with the Green Party

Below are my five tips for Labour candidates and MPs on how to deal with the Green Party. Read more

I was pleased to welcome Labour's Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, to Exeter on Friday to talk to local business people.  You can read about his visit here and here.

Shadow Chancellor Visits Exeter

I was pleased to welcome Labour's Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, to Exeter on Friday to talk to local business people.  You can read about his visit here and here.

I was delighted to welcome the Commons Culture Committee to the Westcountry this week as part of our inquiry into the tourism industry.

WMN Column on Tourism

I was delighted to welcome the Commons Culture Committee to the Westcountry this week as part of our inquiry into the tourism industry. Read more

The below graphs show the deteriorating situation facing our A&E departments under this Government.

Accident and Emergency Services

The below graphs show the deteriorating situation facing our A&E departments under this Government. Read more

At yesterday's statement on English Votes for English Laws I asked about the over-centralisation of powers in London and the need for more meaningful control in the regions.

My Question on English Devolution

At yesterday's statement on English Votes for English Laws I asked about the over-centralisation of powers in London and the need for more meaningful control in the regions. Read more

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