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Daisy Cooper - MP for St Albans

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    THE EDUCATION SECRETARY HAS TO GO – NOW

    Many people, including me, will be sad but not surprised that Sir Kevan is standing down. The education recovery commissioner resigned in a row over the Government’s £1.4bn catch-up fund for children – just a tenth of the £15bn package that Sir Kevan proposed.
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    ST ALBANS LIB DEMS TAKE CONTROL OF COUNCIL AFTER LOCAL ELECTION TRIUMPH

    The Liberal Democrats will run St Albans City and District Council as the majority party after winning five additional seats in the local elections on 6 May. In the battle for the district council, Liberal Democrats took seats from the Tories in Harpenden East, Harpenden North, Marshalswick North and Marshalswick South, and from Labour in Batchwood and Sopwell. The local party also won Ashley ward well ahead of the Greens.
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    DAISY CALLS FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT TO INTERVENE OVER LUTON AIRPORT EXPANSION

    Daisy Cooper, the MP for St Albans, has called in parliament for an application by Luton Airport to increase passenger numbers to 19 million a year to be ‘called in’ for scrutiny by central government. Daisy was leading a debate in the House of Commons about the proposed expansion of Luton Airport, which also included Richard Fuller, MP for North East Bedfordshire, and Bim Afolami, MP for Hitchin and Harpenden.
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    GOVERNMENT MUST COMPENSATE FRONTLINE WORKERS WITH 'LONG COVID'

    Daisy Cooper MP is urging the Government to recognise ‘long Covid’ as an occupational disease and to launch a compensation scheme for frontline workers living with the condition. The MP for St Albans has joined politicians from seven UK political parties in calling for a scheme that would mirror the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme to support frontline NHS, social care and key workers such as teachers, who have contracted Covid-19 while responding to the pandemic and are now unable to return to work because of the long-term debilitating effects.
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