Changes to the British Steel Pension Scheme

Tata Steel have today announced the separation of the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) from its business. The new pension scheme will receive £550 million from Tata Steel and a 33% equity stake in TSUK. Members’ accrued benefits will be protected, but future pension increases for current and retired steelworkers will be lower. Continue reading

ACTION GROUP TACKLING CRIME ON ESTON HILLS

- Agencies and community working together to make hills safe - Increased patrols see bikes seized and arson incidents down Continue reading

Flatts Lane housing approval ‘makes a mockery of Tory localism’

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has slammed the decision by the national Planning Inspectorate to grant planning permission for 400 homes on land next to Flatts Lane Country Park. The application was unanimously rejected by the local council's planning committee last year after a community campaign to protect Eston Hills from more development. The developer appealed and a public inquiry was held in April. Continue reading

Anna pledges to put Teesside construction workers first

As Teesside gears up for major construction projects in the coming months and years, Anna Turley, Labour and Co-operative candidate for Redcar, has announced her commitment to making sure the local community benefits. Continue reading

Anna calls for review of dangerous driving sentences after Redcar man left paralysed

Anna Turley, MP for Redcar, today used Justice Questions in Parliament to demand a review of dangerous driving offences. Continue reading

Eston Hills vandalism top of agenda for public meeting

Redcar MP Anna Turley has called a public meeting to address the vandalism which is destroying the Eston Hills and threatening the safety of local residents. Continue reading

Anna slams Conservative assault on ‘Britain’s struggling families’

Redcar MP Anna Turley has today challenged the Housing Minister on the number of struggling social housing tenants forced into arrears by welfare cuts. Continue reading

General Election 2017

Neither Theresa May nor the Conservative Party have a mandate for their government so it is right to go to the public, although the timing of her change of heart seems to be politically motivated rather than in the best interests of the country. Continue reading

Visit to Kirkleatham Hall School

It was an absolute pleasure to visit Kirkleatham Hall School last week. Thank you to all the staff and pupils for welcoming me. Headteacher Karen Robson and Chair of Governors Dr Doug Thomson took me on a tour around all of the different departments. It was also great to join the pupils for their Easter parade in the school hall which looked like a lot of fun. Continue reading

‘Marske Medical Centre a victim of NHS crisis’, says Anna Turley MP

Responding to the news that Marske Medical Centre will close at the end of June after attempts to find a provider to run the service were unsuccessful, Redcar MP Anna Turley said: Continue reading