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 War veteran passport fight

Friday, December 7, 2001

A British Army veteran of the Korean War who has lived in Britain almost all his life is finally the proud possessor of a British Passport. Anthony Bale, 73, from Jordanthorpe, Sheffield applied for a passport in September because he wanted to …

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 Visit to Site of World Trade Center by Meg Munn MP

Saturday, December 1, 2001

My visit provided the opportunity to let the people of New York know the people of Sheffield shared their grief and shock at the events of 11 September.  Sheffield’s Lord Mayor, David Baker, had written to the Mayor of New York expressing …

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 Visit to the United Nations by Meg Munn, Labour MP, Sheffield Heeley

Saturday, December 1, 2001

Since 11 September hardly a day has gone by without the United Nations being mentioned in the news. The work of the Security Council, and the negotiations between Afghan parties in Bonn, have had a particularly high profile recently. I was pleased …

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 Claiming The Minimum Income Guarantee Made Easier For Pensioners

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Meg Munn MP says: “I welcome the new, simple claim form for the Minimum Income Guarantee. Instead of having to deal with 40 pages of complicated and often irrelevant questions, pensioners in Sheffield will only need to fill in a simple ten …

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 Abandoned Vehicles – a blight on our streets

Monday, October 29, 2001

Meg Munn, Labour MP for Sheffield Heeley is taking very seriously the problem of abandoned vehicles on our city streets. She has been approached by a number of local residents lately, a resident who lives on Albert Road, Heeley has complained about …

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 “A prisoner in her own home”

Sunday, October 28, 2001

Joan Carson, from Woodseats is a prisoner in her own home thanks to Sheffield City Council’s refusal to build her a ramp for her scooter.This week sees the anniversary of the first visit by the Council to consider ramping the footpath near the …

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