December 2014

Rob congratulates North Staffordshire charity on receiving Royal award dubbed 'the MBE for voluntary groups'

ROB has congratulated a North Staffordshire charity on being awarded ‘the MBE for voluntary groups’.

The Labour MP, who represents Stoke-on-Trent South, praised DEAFvibe after it received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for supporting people with hearing loss and their friends, families and carers.

Rob wears festive woolly jumper to show his support for Save the Children's third annual Christmas Jumper Day campaign

ROB has donned a festive woolly pullover to show his support for a charity campaign to ‘make the world better with a sweater’.

He wore his eye-catching cream, brown and black knitwear to back Save the Children’s third annual Christmas Jumper Day, held on Friday 12 December.

New report on Tory-led Government's tax and welfare changes 'proves it has helped the rich by hammering the poor', says Rob

A DAMNING analysis of the Coalition’s tax and welfare record “proves beyond doubt the Tories and Liberal Democrats have helped the rich by hammering the poor”, says Rob.

The MP launched an attack on the Government’s management of the public finances after the independent report said Chancellor George Osborne had presided over a significant transfer of income from the least well-off half of the population to the wealthiest since 2010.