Tag Archives: Gillian Merron

Tory gain as Lincoln turns blue

Tory Karl McCartney has won the Lincoln parliamentary seat in a close battle with Labour, as the Lib Dems come in third. Jack Dobson and Ashleigh Gray report on the aftermath.

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Candidates use last chance to persuade voters

The main three Lincoln PPCs were in attendance at the hustings

The Lincoln PPCs had one of the last opportunities to encourage people to vote in this General Election at a hustings held in the New Life church.

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Watch Elections Live: Gillian Merron Interview

On Friday, April 27th, we spoke with Gillian Merron, the Labour PPC for Lincoln, to put your questions to her. Watch the interview again here.

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Gillian Merron interviewed by Glenn Le Santo

Lincoln Labour PPC Gillian Merron is next in line to get the treatment from local blogger Glenn Le Santo in an epic interview.

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Video Interview: Gillian Merron, Labour PPC

Watch Gillian Merron discuss the importance of voting, what changes still need to be made and what she could promise for graduates coming out of university.

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Why don’t politicians talk about immigration?

Immigration is an issue that divides opinion across the country and Lincoln is no exception. As an area that’s had an influx on eastern European migrants, what do the election candidates think?

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Gillian Merron facing a rocky road to re-election

Labour’s Gillian Merron will have a tough battle in the bid to secure herself a fourth term as Lincoln’s MP.

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Gillian Merron: ‘The current HE system is fairer than ever’

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Gillian Merron, Labour’s PPC for Lincoln, tells University of Lincoln students why they should vote for her.

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Nursing students talk health with minister

Nursing students gave their opinions on health to Gillian Merron, Public Health minister for state, on Friday, discussing topics such as smoking, alcohol and drugs.

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Students shafted up the ballot box

Parliament is spending £350,000 on an online game to engage younger people into politics. Photo: Maurice Beijer

With the General Election due in the next few months, The Linc has taken a look to see what each of the main three political parties have planned for students and higher education.

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