New data from the NHS has shown that more people are waiting a month for a GP appointment than at any time since when records began in 2017.
1,988 people in Washington and Sunderland West faced a wait of 28 days or more to see a GP in October alone.
A further 5,503 people had to wait more than two weeks.
The damage that the Conservative Party has done to our country has been immense.
While the economic shocks from Covid-19 and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could not be predicted, Britain is lagging in its recovery compared to our G7 counterparts.
Fire Services: North-east England - Westminster Hall debate
Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Oct-Nov 2022 number 155
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Sunak promised professionalism; his premiership so far is 'a professional car crash'
In another example of the merry-go-round that is Tory government these days, Rishi Sunak, after jumping ship as Chancellor three months ago and personally putting the last nail in the coffin of Boris Johnson’s stint as Prime Minister, has returned to Downing Street as the latest captain of the sleaze and scandal-ridden sinking ship that is this Tory government.
Tories are making life harder for people every day they are in office.
The kamikaze budget will have significant repercussions for household bills, budgets and the future of the country.
Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Sep-Oct 2022 number 154
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Shocking figures show that on average, Northumbrian Water discharged raw sewage every 23 minutes, devastating the North East’s tourism and leisure hotspots.
The doctor can’t see you now – 15% of people across the North East and North Cumbria who try to make a GP appointment don’t get one, whilst 59,947 are forced to wait over a month.
After all the sleaze, the scandals and the failure, it’s time for proper change.
At long last, Boris Johnson has announced that he will be stepping down as leader of the ruling Conservative party. And yet, this disgraced, law-breaking Prime Minister is trying to cling to power and wait until autumn to resign as PM.