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Nick Adds his Support to the Campaign to Install CCTV in Slaughterhouses

Nick has signed Early Day Motion (EDM) 153 in Parliament which supports the campaign to install CCTV in slaughter houses. There have already been great improvements in this area since 2010, when Nick was first contacted about this issue. In June 2010 only 7% of slaughterhouses had CCTV. This number has now more than doubled [...]

To-Let Boards Campaign Success

Nick has welcomed the news that To-Let Boards are to be banned from parts of Newcastle where they cluttered streets all year round. The ban includes Jesmond, Sandyford, Heaton and Shieldfield in Newcastle East, which is due to come into force in January 2015. Nick said “I have raised the issue of the proliferation of [...]

Probation Service

Nick has voiced his concerns over the Government’s privatisation of the Probation Service. The Government’s plans involve outsourcing all low and medium risk offenders to private and voluntary groups without any proper pilot of the proposals. Nick spoke in Parliament against the proposals and submitted a petition collected by the National Association of Probation Officers [...]