Matthew Pennycook

Labour 'Face Snap Election Defeat' If MPs Vote Down Brexit Bill

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Politics

Labour’s shadow Brexit minister has warned that his party risks getting hammered in a snap general election if it votes down a bill to withdraw the ...

For MPs Like Me Who Campaigned Hard For Remain, Wednesday's Vote Is An Agonising Choice

Matthew Pennycook | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Politics
Matthew Pennycook

As a Labour MP representing a constituency that voted two-to-one to remain, I feel a particular responsibility to set out in detail why I think voting to block the triggering of Article 50 is mistaken, and why I therefore do not intend to vote against the principle of the Bill on Wednesday.

Millions Of Homes Facing Hike In Council Tax Charges

Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

Millions of low-income households face a steep rise in their council tax bills of up to £600 a year from April, with single parents hit the hardest b...