Politicians take energy campaign to the street in Guiseley

From left, Labour Party chief whip Rosie Winterton and prospective parliamentary candidate Jamie Hanley, with Wallace Cooper and David Bowe, campaigning in Guiseley against the rising cost of energy prices

From left, Labour Party chief whip Rosie Winterton and prospective parliamentary candidate Jamie Hanley, with Wallace Cooper and David Bowe, campaigning in Guiseley against the rising cost of energy prices

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Labour Party chief whip Rosie Winterton MP gathered signatures from Guiseley shoppers on Saturday morning as part of a campaign against rising fuel prices.

She joined her party’s local prospective parliamentary candidate Jamie Hanley outside Morrisons supermarket to garner support for restrictions on gas and electricity rises.

“We’re highlighting the cost of Cameron, having discovered that people in Yorkshire and Humberside are some £1,800 a year worse off under his Government,” Miss Winterton said.

Solicitor Mr Hanley will stand for Labour in the Pudsey constituency in next year’s General Election and said local people told him their main concerns were job insecurity and rising bills.

“I can take you to homes where people have to choose between heating and eating,” Mr Hanley said.

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5:49pm Mon 13 Jan 14

Viwinner says...

EU carbon tax policy encouraged under labour and tories forced the coal plants to close and now energy prices are sky high due to lack of supply are labour supporters so dumb not to know this also our very own north sea gas is sold to Brussels at below 15% markets price for the next 7 years due to Gordon Brown setting up this deal 8 years ago. Remember pro EU Labour supports the carbon tax adding 11% onto everyone's bills.
EU carbon tax policy encouraged under labour and tories forced the coal plants to close and now energy prices are sky high due to lack of supply are labour supporters so dumb not to know this also our very own north sea gas is sold to Brussels at below 15% markets price for the next 7 years due to Gordon Brown setting up this deal 8 years ago. Remember pro EU Labour supports the carbon tax adding 11% onto everyone's bills. Viwinner
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