Westminster Report - July 2015

Hello everyone. Just to keep you updated - here is a summary of some of the things I have been up to in Parliament and in the constituency over the last few weeks.  Continue reading

Welfare Bill

Unfortunately I did not get called to speak on the Government's Welfare Bill tonight. Here is what I would have said: Continue reading

Our constituency office team

Our full constituency office team start today. Here we are outside the parliamentary office on Milbank Terrace. Continue reading

Anna supports the Charter for Sustainable British Steel

At an event in Parliament today, Anna affirmed her support for the Charter for British Steel and the British steel industry. Continue reading

Anna honours local skills champion as he gets ready to represent the UK at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

Anna met her constituent Rob Johnson who is competing to be named the best young plasterer at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015. Continue reading

A Budget of smoke and mirrors that will leave Redcar families worse off

Anna spoke in the Budget debate in the House of Commons today, accusing the government of smoke and mirrors with cuts to tax credits hitting families harder than any gains from a higher minimum wage. Continue reading

Tories just made life harder for working people

Today the Chancellor George Osborne delivered the first Conservative majority Budget for nearly 2 decades.   Continue reading

Anna defends tax credit support for low paid families

In an opposition day debate called by Labour on the government's plans to cut tax credits, Anna shared one of many letters she has received from constituents concerned about the impact. Continue reading

Round up of what I have been doing

Hello everyone. Here is a roundup of just some of the things I have been doing in Parliament and in the constituency since my last post. I like to try and keep in touch as much as I can! I’ll try and do these fortnightly from now on. Continue reading

Anna questions government minister on cuts to support for struggling families

Redcar Labour MP, Anna Turley, yesterday asked local government minister Greg Clark about the Troubled Families programme and whether cuts to welfare and local government had exacerbated the problems faced by disadvantaged families. Continue reading