Luke Pollard

Labour & Co-operative MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport

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Today the Labour Party announced in a series of new proposals on Animal Welfare, that they will consult on the creation of National Marine Parks. Luke Pollard MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, welcomes the inclusion of what was a key election pledge in June 2017, to designate Plymouth Sound and the surrounding marine protected area into the UK’s first National Marine Park.

Luke Pollard MP’s plan for Plymouth Sound National Marine Park included in Labour's new environment plans

Today the Labour Party announced in a series of new proposals on Animal Welfare, that they will consult on the creation of National Marine Parks. Luke Pollard MP for Plymouth... Read more

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Luke Pollard, MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, has teamed up with Devonport Councillor, Bill Stevens, to offer his support to a local petition, calling for urgent funding to be allocated to reclad Mount Wise’s three tower blocks.

Petition calling on Government to pay for tower block recladding launched

Luke Pollard, MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, has teamed up with Devonport Councillor, Bill Stevens, to offer his support to a local petition, calling for urgent funding to be... Read more

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Luke Pollard, MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport is calling on the Government to rebury the remains of British Royal Navy WW2 sailors that were disturbed and dumped in an anonymous mass grave in Indonesia.

Plymouth MP calls for Government to rebury remains of Royal Navy WW2 sailors dumped in mass graves off coast of Indonesia by metal scavengers

Luke Pollard, MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport is calling on the Government to rebury the remains of British Royal Navy WW2 sailors that were disturbed and dumped in an... Read more

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Luke Pollard MP has welcomed the Defence Committee’s report on Amphibious Capabilities, which underlines the importance of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines’ amphibious capabilities based in Plymouth, and calls for the MoD to listen to the growing body of evidence and unilaterally rule out these defence spending cuts.

Defence Committee report confirms amphibious cuts makes UK weaker says Luke Pollard MP

Luke Pollard MP has welcomed the Defence Committee’s report on Amphibious Capabilities, which underlines the importance of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines’ amphibious capabilities based in Plymouth, and calls... Read more

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Labour MPs Ben Bradshaw and Luke Pollard will tonight abstain from the vote on the High Speed Rail Bill authorising work between Birmingham and Crewe on the second phase of work on the new train line. This bill comes in the same week as the fourth anniversary of the storms that saw the train line washed away at Dawlish.

Devon Labour MPs abstain on High Speed Rail Bill in protest at lack of funding for the south west

Labour MPs Ben Bradshaw and Luke Pollard will tonight abstain from the vote on the High Speed Rail Bill authorising work between Birmingham and Crewe on the second phase of... Read more

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  • Labour MP Luke Pollard calls for Plymouth to rally behind the Fly the Flag for Devonport campaign as Defence Secretary outlines timetable for new defence review.
  • Luke says “we have six months to save Devonport’s ships and Royal Marines.”
  • Defence Secretary again fails to rule out cuts to Devonport-based HMS Albion, HMS Bulwark and 1,000 Royal Marines.

Six months to save Devonport’s ships and Royal Marines says Luke Pollard MP

Labour MP Luke Pollard calls for Plymouth to rally behind the Fly the Flag for Devonport campaign as Defence Secretary outlines timetable for new defence review. Luke says “we have... Read more

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Today, Luke Pollard MP has reacted to news the Government has paused the latest round of defence cuts. Luke says this news shows the campaign is working but it's not over yet.

Luke Pollard MP says campaign to save Devonport based Royal Navy and Royal Marines is starting to work

Today, Luke Pollard MP has reacted to news the Government has paused the latest round of defence cuts. Luke says this news shows the campaign is working but it's not... Read more

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Labour and Co-operative MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, Luke Pollard MP today backed the introduction of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill. The Bill will help to improve property conditions for renters in both social housing and the private rental sector.

Luke Pollard MP backs bill to improve conditions for renters in Plymouth

Labour and Co-operative MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, Luke Pollard MP today backed the introduction of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) Bill. The... Read more

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Luke Pollard, Labour and Co-operative MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, today paid tribute to the work of the well-known Holocaust Survivor, Solly Irving in Plymouth.

Luke Pollard MP pays tribute to late Holocaust Survivor Solly Irving in House of Commons

Luke Pollard, Labour and Co-operative MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, today paid tribute to the work of the well-known Holocaust Survivor, Solly Irving in Plymouth. Read more

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This week, Luke wrote an article for the New Statesman on the escalating crisis affecting over 100 unaccompanied, child refugees in Calais. You can read it online here and see the full text of the article below.

New Statesman Article: Unaccompanied Child Refugees in Calais

This week, Luke wrote an article for the New Statesman on the escalating crisis affecting over 100 unaccompanied, child refugees in Calais. You can read it online here and see the full... Read more

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