General Election 2019: Corby and East Northants - Labour Beth Miller
I would be immensely honoured to represent my home area - where I grew up and went to school - as the Member of Parliament. After graduation, I have worked at both the Bank of England and in Parliament, contributing to policy development on better banking regulation.
I ran ‘Labour Friends of the Forces’ for a number of years to press the government for better support for veterans and war widows.
I believe that this General Election, will set our country’s direction for a generation, not just for five years.
Johnson’s Brexit Deal is bad for business, for employment and for the unity of the UK.
If passed into law, it will create further uncertainty and risk the catastrophe of a ‘No Deal’ outcome at the end of 2020.
At a time when our society is more divided than it has ever been in my lifetime, I believe we need to reconsider what we want Britain to be.
I will work for a future in which everyone shares in the prosperity we create, where our public services provide support and protection, especially for the most vulnerable.
This is the basis on which Labour founded the NHS: we must build on its success and tackle the scandalous under-funding and provision of care services for the elderly.
It can’t be right that, after years of hard work, people risk losing their houses to pay for that support.
The last Labour Government gave me the opportunities to enjoy a great state education. Much of this progress has been destroyed in the last nine years by Conservative Governments.
I want nursery education to be properly funded, to give every child a good start in life. Student finance must be reformed to lift the burden of debt from those in higher education.
We must support innovation and change in our economy by providing for lifetime learning, giving people the means to acquire new and improved skills and knowledge throughout their careers.
We must also invest in higher quality apprenticeships, ensuring that these combine education and training effectively to create a productive, internationally competitive future workforce.