#LabourWorks for Sunderland despite £290m Government cuts

Opened August 2018 on budget, and already transforming the landscape #LabourWorks

#LabourWorks for the economy with £1.5bn public-private sector investment between now and 2024

Sunderland is a city transforming under a Labour led council. Ambitious and progressive, led by people who are determined to see our proud city once again realise its potential, we are forcing positive change, in spite of crippling Government austerity that has many local authorities – and their hardworking teams – on their knees.

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City councillor urges businesses to help put an end to period poverty

A Councillor who led the charge to ensure every Sunderland City Council-run building offers free sanitary products is calling on the city’s businesses to follow suit. Labour Councillor Kelly Chequer, who represents the Southwick Ward and is also deputy portfolio...

Labour welcomes planning inspector report…

Sunderland Labour councillors have welcomed the planning inspector’s report on its strategy to create thousands of new jobs and homes. Members have also backed the removal of three greenbelt sites from the city’s draft Core Strategy and Development Plan. The inspector...

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Only Labour can ensure the city continues to thrive despite the decline in Government funding.

Only Labour can deliver job security for hard-working people.

Only Labour can protect the public services, under threat from the Government’s relentless austerity drive.

Only Labour can deliver the safe, clean and green city we all want to be part of.