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  • Blog

    York Human Rights City

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    On Monday, Rachael Maskell MP for York Central attended the declaration to make York the first Human Rights City in the UK.

    From Bandung in Indonesia and Graz in Austria to Richmond, California in the US and Thies in Senegal, residents and authorities are looking at international human rights and putting them into action in their own communities.

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    Easter Egg Collection for York Foodbank

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    Over Easter, Rachael Maskell MP attended the Gateway Centre in Front Street, Acomb, together with Councillor Janet Looker to hand over Easter eggs to York Food Banks. The Trussell Trust run the food bank in Acomb but they distribute food throughout York and have centres in Tang Hall, Bell Farm and the city centre.

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  • In Parliament

    Rachael Questions Prime Minister on Nestle

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    In Westminster, at the last Prime Minister's Questions, the Prime Minister failed to give an assurance to York Central’s MP, Rachael Maskell, that the government would intervene to try and avert the 300 job losses announced by Nestle yesterday and safeguard future jobs.

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    Business Rates in York

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    On Monday (24 April) in the House of Commons, Rachael Maskell MP for York Central, called upon the Business Minister, Sajid Javid, to provide more help for small businesses in York which are struggling because of changes that the Government have made to Business Rates. 

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  • Volunteer sign up

    Join Team Rachael

    We work hard all year round to make our country a fairer and more equal society. Will you take a couple of minutes to let us know how you could help as part of Rachael's team? It doesn't matter if you've not been campaigning before - We're a friendly bunch and there will be training for anything you want to help with.