Anna calls for justice for women who have been mistreated by the acceleration of the state pension age

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has criticised the mishandling of reforms to the state pension age for women which has ruined retirement plans for thousands of women on Teesside. Continue reading

Anna's response to fast-tracked creation of Tees Valley Mayoral Development Corporation

Responding to the announcement today on plans to fast-track the establishment of a Mayoral Development Corporation for the Tees Valley, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: Continue reading

Anna slams extra cash for wealthy Tory councils as Teesside faces more cuts

Anna Turley, Labour MP for Redcar, has slammed the government's decision to hand hundreds of millions of pounds to the wealthiest Tory councils to ease the pain of spending cuts whilst not given a single extra penny to local authorities on Teesside. Continue reading

Anna launches fundraising campaign in memory of Marske teenager

Anna Turley, MP for Redcar, has chosen Teenage Cancer Trust as her charity of the year in memory of 15-year-old Georgina Anderson from Marske. Continue reading

Shadow Work and Pensions Minister visits Redcar to meet former steelworkers and young apprentices

Today Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Owen Smith, visited Redcar to meet former SSI steelworkers and young apprentices with local Labour MP Anna Turley. Continue reading

Anna signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Anna signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. Continue reading

Cap on local housing allowance risks making sheltered accommodation unviable, Anna warns

Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley today warned the cap on housing support for social rented properties would make sheltered housing schemes for vulnerable people unviable and at risk of closure.  Continue reading

Anna Turley calls on government to protect Further Education on Teesside

At Education Questions in the House of Commons today (25th January 2016), Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley pressed on the government the importance of further education to Teesside’s economy. Continue reading

Project launched to recognise inspiring women of Redcar and Cleveland

NOMINATIONS are now open for the Inspiring Women awards recognising the outstanding effort of women in Redcar and Cleveland, after a project was launched today. Continue reading

SSI claimant figures “only show a fraction of the tragedy” – Anna Turley MP

Commenting on figures released by the Department for Work & Pensions on the number of former steelworkers claiming jobseekers allowance, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: “These figures only show a fraction of the tragedy caused by the closure of SSI”. Continue reading