Anna Turley says ‘patience is wearing thin’ on Tees Valley devolution

Redcar MP said the vision local authorities signed up to was not being honoured Anna criticised the government for prioritising investment in wealthier areas Continue reading

Redcar MP calls for urgent environmental review of hazardous waste at former SSI site

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley has called on the government to conduct an urgent environmental review into the former SSI site following concerns about the impact of hazardous waste on the local environment. Continue reading

Anna responds to the liquidation of private firm running Marske Medical Centre

Commenting on the announcement that Danum Medical Services Ltd, the private health company running Marske Medical Centre, has gone into administration, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: Continue reading

Government removal of business rates relief is a kick in the teeth for our local high streets, says Anna Turley MP

Anna Turley, Labour MP for Redcar, has today (11th March 2016) slammed the Government’s decision to remove rates relief from retail properties, describing it as a ‘kick in the teeth’ for our high streets. Continue reading

Anna backs bid to extend SSI compensation to rest of workforce

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has backed a bid by Teesside Law Clinic to secure a ‘protected award’ for all former SSI workers who were deprived of a consultation period, following Community Union’s employment tribunal success. Continue reading

Why being in Europe is better for women

I was proud to stand with other Labour women MPs in support of Britain's EU membership yesterday on International Women's Day. Continue reading

International Women's Day 2016

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to reflect on the progress made on gender equality and to celebrate the acts of courage and determination by ordinary women at home and across the world. Continue reading

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