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I am an experienced online journalist and political editor working for Trinity Mirror papers in the West Midlands and the North East, based in the Parliamentary Press Gallery at Westminster.

I understand how government, Parliament and political parties work. I am equally at home digging out stories from data, social media or interviews as I am covering major set-piece events or explaining how things work to readers.

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My experience with content management systems and knowledge of HTML allows me to include charts, embedded content from third parties and formatting in my work, to create content which encourages interaction and keeps readers on the page.

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Coventry News: Telegraph thanked as threatening bailiff case raised in Commons

NEW laws are needed to prevent bailiffs threatening residents with extortionate charges – after a disabled Coventry woman was sent ten threatening letters in two days, the House of Commons has been told.

Read more http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/2013/01/08/telegraph-thanked-as-threatening-bailiff-case-raised-in-commons-92746-32567080/

Politics News: Liam Byrne defends Labour's compulsory jobs scheme as parties clash over benefits

Birmingham MP Liam Byrne has defended plans to force unemployed people to work, as Labour clashed with the Government over the best way to cut the welfare bill.

Mr Byrne, Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, unveiled tough proposals to create taxpayer-subsidised jobs for adults who have been on the...

Read more http://www.birminghampost.net/news/politics-news/2013/01/04/liam-byrne-defends-labour-s-compulsory-jobs-scheme-as-parties-clash-over-benefits-65233-32547188/

Politics News: Shropshire Tory MP calls on Cameron to reject 'tokenism' ethnic minority candidates

David Cameron should reject calls to fast-track ethnic minority candidates into winnable seats, according to a Shropshire MP.

Mark Pritchard (Con The Wrekin) said Conservative MPs should be more representative of the population as whole - but this should be achieved without “tokenism” or giving extra help to candidates from...

Read more http://www.birminghampost.net/news/politics-news/2013/01/04/shropshire-tory-mp-calls-on-cameron-to-reject-tokenism-ethnic-minority-candidates-65233-32541935/

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Jonathan Walker Political Editor of the Birmingham Post, Birmingham Mail, Sunday Mercury, Coventry Telegraph, Newcastle Journal, Newcastle Chronicle and Sunday Sun.

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