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May 2019

Commons Speaker's tribute to Hull's Headscarf Revolutionaries

May 22, 2019 - Tags:
The House of Commons Speaker John Bercow paid a moving tribute to Yvonne Blenkinsop and Hull's Headscarf Revolutionaries in the House of Commons. 
 
Yvonne is the last surviving member of the Hull women who worked to improve safety standards at sea following the 1968 Triple Trawler Disaster.
 

Westminster parties unite to demand compensation for infected blood victims throughout UK

May 18, 2019 - Tags:

The Westminster Leaders of seven political parties have written to the Prime Minister asking for full compensation for those infected in the NHS Infected Blood scandal without further delay. The NHS Infected Blood Public Inquiry, chaired by Sir Brian Langstaff, is currently looking at the contamination of blood supplies in the NHS in the 1970s and 1980s.

MP raises glass to improvements made at The Haworth

May 03, 2019 - Tags:

Diana visited The Haworth, one of Hull North's best-known pubs, where the Stonegate Pub Company showed the MP the £270,000 investment they have made in the venue.

Hull MP demands no further delay in compensating UK NHS Infected Blood victims

May 01, 2019 - Tags:
In House of Commons Prime Minister's Question, Diana Johnson MP asked why those infected in the NHS Contaminated Blood scandal in the UK cannot have, without further delay.
 
The Hull North MP told the Prime Minister that full compensation was granted to infected blood victims in the Republic of Ireland in the 1990s.