Clive Efford MP

Clive Efford - A Strong Voice for Eltham and Plumstead

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fox.jpgClive is delighted that David Cameron’s underhand attempt to use Parliamentary procedure to water down the hunting ban without a full debate in the House of Commons has failed.  He has warned however, that the Tories are bound to try again.

Clive is a passionate supporter of the ban on hunting and has promised to oppose any moves to weaken or repeal the Hunting Act whenever a vote does take place.

Although the Tories were defeated this time, David Cameron promised in his election manifesto that he would give MPs a free vote on repealing the ban, so they will try again.  

That is why Clive needs your help. Please sign his petition opposing any attempt to repeal or water down the ban.  This would make his job of keeping the ban much easier, knowing that so many of his constituents support the ban.  You can register your support by going to http://www.cliveefford.org.uk/backtheban.  Signing the petition will also allow Clive to keep you informed about this very serious issue.

Working together we will be successful in fighting to back the Ban.

Clive delighted at Cameron's defeat over hunting, but warns "They'll be back!"

Clive is delighted that David Cameron’s underhand attempt to use Parliamentary procedure to water down the hunting ban without a full debate in the House of Commons has failed.  He...

hunting_act_2008.jpgDavid Cameron has announced that he will hold a vote on "relaxing" the fox hunting ban next Wednesday.  Cameron is using Parliamentary procedure to sneak the changes through thereby avoiding a full debate on the issue in the House of Commons.

Clive is determined to do all that he can to oppose the move and will vote against Cameron's measure.

Show your support for the Ban by signing Clive's petition here.

Clive pledges to oppose changes to Hunting ban

David Cameron has announced that he will hold a vote on "relaxing" the fox hunting ban next Wednesday.  Cameron is using Parliamentary procedure to sneak the changes through thereby avoiding...

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The recent Budget was not the Budget that local people need. It leaves ordinary working people worse off and will do nothing to build the economy to help bring the deficit down.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies has said that 3 million households will be £1,000 a year worse off as a result of the cuts to tax credits in the Budget, with low-income workers hardest hit.

Clive dismissed Tory claims that they have introduced a “living wage” in the Budget.  Clive told the House of Commons: “the living wage is calculated by including the rate of tax credits, which have just been massively reduced. It was the big end for the Chancellor —“We’ve got a new living wage” — but we have not got a new living wage; we have got a Tory living wage.”   Middle and low income families need support, not spin.  Britain deserves better.

Clive slams Budget that leaves millions of working people worse off

The recent Budget was not the Budget that local people need. It leaves ordinary working people worse off and will do nothing to build the economy to help bring the...


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