Local Labour MPs call on government to step up support for CCS project on Teesside

Labour MPs for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, Tom Blenkinsop, and Redcar’s Anna Turley have today (18th November) called on the Government to step up its support for the Carbon Capture and Storage project on Teesside. Continue reading

Anna responds to job losses at Boulby Potash

Responding to the announcement that 220 jobs are to be axed at Boulby Potash mine, Anna said: Continue reading

Anna secures confirmation from minister that unspent steel support funding will not be clawed back

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, received confirmation today from business minister Anna Soubry that any unspent redundancy and pensions funding will be spent in the region and not be given back to the Treasury. Continue reading

Anna questions government on retraining support for steelworkers

Today in a debate on the steel industry in the House of Commons chamber, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley demanded to know where the promised funding to support redundant steelworkers to start new careers is. Continue reading

Devolution agreement another raw deal for Teesside

Responding to the announcement today of the Tees Valley Devolution Deal, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: Continue reading

Update on support for steelworkers

Hello everyone. I’m aware lots of people are facing difficulties and barriers in accessing support and information, particularly training. Lots of people have been getting in touch to say they have been refused training courses and wondering where the promised funding is! Continue reading

Local MPs assail Government Business Secretary over “foot in mouth letter” letter on SSI jobs crisis

Redcar MP, Anna Turley, and Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Labour MP, Tom Blenkinsop, today (14th October 2015) assailed Government Business Minister over comments made in a letter on the government response to the SSI jobs crisis. Continue reading

Anna asks government why they have let steelmaking on Teesside die

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, was today granted an urgent question on the closure of Redcar steelworks and the loss of 2,200 jobs and many thousands more in the supply chain and local community. Continue reading

Anna's comments on the hard closure of Redcar steelworks

Responding to the announcement from the Official Receiver that the Redcar steelworks will undergo a hard closure, Redcar Labour MP Anna Turley said: Continue reading

“The government has today thrown in the towel and turned its back on steelmaking in Teesside."

Statement from Anna Turley MP on SSI UK's liquidation and the government's response: Continue reading