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The Barking and Dagenham candidates for the general election have been announced.

Jon Cruddas has called for “decisive action” on scooter gangs “terrorising young and old”.

Julie Marson has been announced as the Conservative candidate for Dagenham and Rainham, saying she promises to help “deliver Brexit”.

Jon Cruddas has called Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election “policy chaos”.

Jon Cruddas has written to Prime Minister Theresa May questioning her on alleged ties between former PM David Cameron and private car hire firm Uber.

One year on from Post readers backing Brexit, voters in our latest survey condemn the elderly for “ruining young people’s future”, slam the vote to leave as an overreaction to high immigration and say they’re open to staying in the single market.

Jon Cruddas says the Tories must deliver an exit from the European Union that gives the UK the same benefits currently enjoyed within the trading bloc’s single market.

Jon Cruddas MP praised the capital’s emergency services after police shot dead the Islamist terrorist who murdered three in Westminster yesterday.

Two people are believed to have died and a dozen injured in a suspected terror attack outside Parliament this afternoon.

Staff stress levels at an NHS trust providing mental health services in Barking and Dagenham are worse than nationally, a survey has found.

Jon Cruddas slammed the chancellor’s budget as a “smoke and mirrors” failure for working people, schools and the National Health Service.

Remain voter Jon Cruddas was accused of being “out of touch” after campaigners revealed his constituents backed Brexit by a margin 28.3 per cent greater than his majority.

Imagine this: you’re in a public place, and you realise you need the loo. You’re incontinent, so you use the nappy you’re wearing, then make your way to the toilets to change it. But unlike a baby, you can’t lie on the changing table whilst your parent or carer makes you clean and dry. You’re too big for it. But what’s the alternative?

Rail users’ anger has sparked an MP into asking questions about a much-used service in the borough.

Jon Cruddas MP will vote to trigger Article 50 this evening, saying it’s time to get on with Brexit.

Brexit has moved one step closer after MPs voted overwhelmingly to initiate the withdrawal from the EU.

Dagenham’s MP said he is “looking forward” to getting the Brexit process moving ahead of a vote to trigger Article 50.

The council has confirmed “changes for staff” in sheltered accommodation as elderly residents fear losing fulltime care assistants.

A grieving mum whose son was stabbed to death says she’s in a state of constant heartbreak after burying the 17-year-old on Saturday.

Dagenham church sets up foodbank

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A church has opened a foodbank to help those in need.

A campaign calling for a public inquiry into the safety of a busy stretch of road has been launched after a biker died yesterday.

A six-year-old boy who beat pupils from more than 20 other primary schools to win MP Jon Cruddas’s sixth annual Christmas card competition has received his prize.

As the government considers a review of gaming, Sebastian Murphy-Bates looks at how borough bookies exposes people to ‘highly addictive’ machines on which they can bet £100 in the space of just 20 seconds

Muslims donated £500,000 to charities in a presentation at the House of Commons.

A man who allegedly took a hammer and a knife into Jon Cruddas’ MP advice surgery will go on trial next month.

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