Category: Speeches

Member of Parliament for Easington

Speech: 145th Northumberland Miners Picnic

Friends & Comrades what an honour it is for a lad from Durham to be addressing you at this terrific working class gathering in the heart of the North East coalfield. My dad, even grandfathers, uncles, cousins were all miners. My mam worked in the pit canteen and I’m proud to come from a mining…
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June 9, 2012 0

Speech: May Day Rally

Comrades, The first and most important thing I want to do today is to thank all of you for being here. Millions of working people across the world will have celebrated May Day this week, they will have joined rallies and they will have united to celebrate the role of ordinary hard working people in…
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May 5, 2012 0