MP welcomes tougher sentences for dangerous drivers

Redcar MP Anna Turley has welcomed the announcement today that tougher sentences will be introduced for those who cause serious injury or death on the roads. Continue reading

'Universal Credit is seriously flawed, the rollout must be stopped'

Redcar MP Anna Turley has joined with Redcar & Cleveland Citizens Advice to call for the Universal Credit rollout to be paused before more people are forced into debt and poverty. Continue reading

Anna Welcomes Animal Cruelty Announcement

News that the government intend to amend the sentencing for animal cruelty from a maximum of six months to five years was welcomed today by Labour and Co-Operative MP for Redcar Anna Turley. Continue reading

Two years have passed but struggling steel families cannot be forgotten

On the second anniversary of the closure of Redcar steelworks and coke ovens, Redcar Labour MP Anna Turley has called for more support for families of ex-steelworkers and contractors still struggling. She said: Continue reading

Theresa May should visit Redcar High Street and meet real people'

Commenting on Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to officially launch the South Tees Development Corporation today, Redcar MP Anna Turley said: Continue reading

Theresa May snubbing local people on visit to Teesside

Statement from Anna Turley MP regarding tomorrow’s prime ministerial visit to Teesside: Continue reading

New project lead for SSI site will make ‘occasional trips’ from London

Redcar MP Anna Turley has slammed a new London-based government post leading the SSI site regeneration, calling it ‘sick joke’. Continue reading

Changes to the British Steel Pension Scheme

Tata Steel have today announced the separation of the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) from its business. The new pension scheme will receive £550 million from Tata Steel and a 33% equity stake in TSUK. Members’ accrued benefits will be protected, but future pension increases for current and retired steelworkers will be lower. Continue reading


- Agencies and community working together to make hills safe - Increased patrols see bikes seized and arson incidents down Continue reading

Flatts Lane housing approval ‘makes a mockery of Tory localism’

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has slammed the decision by the national Planning Inspectorate to grant planning permission for 400 homes on land next to Flatts Lane Country Park. The application was unanimously rejected by the local council's planning committee last year after a community campaign to protect Eston Hills from more development. The developer appealed and a public inquiry was held in April. Continue reading