Parliament has been dissolved until after the General Election on Thursday, June 8 – this means Kevin Brennan is currently not a Member of Parliament - he is a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate.

Media Watch: Ministers’ £500k lorry scheme is a waste of money (The Sun)

February 15, 2016 , ,

Ministers have blown almost £500,000 of taxpayers’ cash - sending a lorry around Britain to encourage firms to export.

Kevin Brennan, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment, slammed the costly vanity project.

He said: “With the Tories set to miss their own export target by a whopping £350 billion they need more than a painted lorry to get Britain’s export show on the road.

“The government urgently needs to develop a serious and long-term strategy for our exporters.

“The scale of the challenge for our world leading businesses is huge but they are being badly let down by a government obsessed by spin not real economic achievement.”

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