Victory for campaign to stop housing at Flatts Lane Country Park

Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley has today welcomed the unanimous decision by Redcar and Cleveland planning committee to reject proposals to build 400 homes on land next to Flatts Lane Country Park.  Continue reading

Inappropriate ‘PokeStop’ removed from Redcar cemetery

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has welcomed the removal of Redcar cemetery as a ‘PokeStop’ in the virtual reality game Pokémon GO. Continue reading

Success for campaign against housing development at Flatts Lane Country Park as planners recommend refusal

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (Wednesday 24th August 2016) welcomed the Redcar & Cleveland planning officers’ recommendation to refuse permission for an application to build 400 homes on land next to Flatts Lane Country Park. Continue reading

Proposed datacentre at Redcar is ‘another vote of confidence in Teesside’

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today welcomed plans to build a £100 million data centre at Wilton which will create approximately 400 jobs for the area. Continue reading

Job losses at Boulby Potash Mine

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, said today’s announcement of 140 job losses at Boulby potash mine is ‘disappointing news for the local economy’.  Continue reading

Redcar MP says new biomass energy plant is ‘huge boost’ for area

Responding to the announcement by MGT Teesside Limited that site work for a £650 million Tees Renewable Energy Plant will start within weeks, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: Continue reading

Redcar MP tables bill for tougher animal cruelty sentencing following Frankish brothers case

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (4th July 2016) tabled a Private Members Bill to toughen up the sentencing for animal cruelty crimes, following local case where the abusers of a pet bulldog avoided jail. Continue reading

Anna celebrates return of British Steel and describes employees as ‘leading lights’ in the industry

British Steel employees at the company's Teesside Beam Mill (TBM) and Service Centre have been described as 'leading lights' in the steel industry by Redcar MP Anna Turley. Continue reading

EU referendum Result

Obviously as a supporter of the Remain campaign, I am disappointed about the result. It was not what I believed was best for the future of our country and our economy. But people have spoken loud and clear. I heard and understood the concerns, indeed the anger, people had throughout this process (and before) and the local result was not unexpected. Continue reading

Why I am voting to Remain in the European Union

The great thing about today’s referendum is that everyone gets to have their say and each person’s vote counts the same as another's, but I wanted to set out why I personally voted to remain part of the European Union.' Continue reading