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  • Jane Carr
    Article: Aug 5, 2022

    The Progressive Alliance is calling on the Government to step up and provide better financial support for struggling families, following the news that average household energy bills could soar to £3,615 this winter.

    New research has shown that the already-crippling bills could reach new highs by January 2023. This, partnered with inflation sitting at its highest in forty years, rising food costs and staggering fuel prices, could plunge even more families into poverty.

  • Jane Carr
    Article: Aug 4, 2022

    Over 28,000 sessions have been booked by local families as part of the Summer of Play, which has launched across the city this week.

    The Progressive Alliance has ensured the return of the Summer of Play to provide free activity sessions and a healthy meal to children and young people during the six weeks' holiday.

  • Jane Carr
    Article: Aug 2, 2022
    New analysis by the Progressive Alliance, based on July's NHS waiting lists data, shows that the number of people stuck on the wait list at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust has increased by 318% since 2012

    This trend has been seen across the nation, as there are more than 6.6 million people stuck on NHS wait lists - which is the highest that its ever been.

  • Article: Jul 27, 2022

    The Progressive Alliance has welcomed the news that millions of pounds are being spent locally thanks to the Council's More for MK procurement scheme, which has now marked the end of its first year.

    More for MK was announced in July 2021 to consider how Milton Keynes Council and its partners can use MK-based businesses in procurement.

  • Paul Trendall (Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Jul 25, 2022

    Two of the city's most-used grid roads have been given the 'golden' treatment by the Council's highways team, with more major roads set to be improved later this year.

    The A509 Portway and A421 Standing Way are among the Golden Grid network of dual carriageways receiving increased investment and cleaning this year.