Redcar MP calls for tougher animal cruelty sentencing after brutal dog attack

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (31st March 2016) written to the Justice Minister Michael Gove MP, requesting an urgent review of sentencing for animal cruelty crimes after the brutal attack on Bulldog ‘Baby’ in Redcar. Continue reading

Government must act now to save UK steel, says Anna Turley MP

Responding to the news that Tata Steel plans to divest its remaining UK assets, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: Continue reading

‘Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences are with the victims’ families, particularly the children’ – Anna Turley MP

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (24th March 2016) expressed her sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims of last night’s terrible murders on the Lakes estate in Redcar. Continue reading

Successful week celebrates inspiring women

The Inspiring Women awards ceremony last weekend concluded a programme of activities recognising the outstanding effort of women in Redcar and Cleveland. Continue reading

Budget 2016

Commenting on George Osborne’s 8th Budget statement today, Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley said: Continue reading

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