Cummings actions condemned by Sunderland Labour Group

Councillor Graeme Miller said the Government’s defence of 10 Downing Street’s most senior advisor, Dominic Cummings, has opened the door to a second wave of the deadly virus, by giving people carte blanche to bend and break the rules.

Labour leader warns of looming care crisis post COVID-19

Labour leader warns of looming care crisis post COVID-19

New analysis reveals crippling cuts that will be forced on key frontline services, including adult social care in the North East, if the Government continues to back-track on its pledge to support councils in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis.

Sunderland: Six weeks since lockdown

Sunderland: Six weeks since lockdown

COVID-19 continues to bear down on the UK, with more than 1,000 Sunderland residents having tested positive with the virus. And with many more days ahead in a changed world – as lockdown continues to be the country’s most effective defence against Coronavirus...
Labour leader calls on PM to support local authorities

Labour leader calls on PM to support local authorities

Sunderland Labour Group leader Councillor Graeme Miller has written to the Prime Minister to express deep concerns about a lack of funding for Local Authorities, that he says will fail communities, front-line staff and the country during the Covid-19 crisis. In a...