Trident steel contract is a kick in the teeth for British steel workers

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (5th October 2016) called the decision to build the new fleet of nuclear submarines with French steel a ‘kick in teeth for British steel workers fighting to keep the industry alive’. Continue reading

'A year on from the SSI crisis, more still needs to be done to help Teesside get back on its feet'

Responding to the release of the 'One Year On' report by the SSI Taskforce, Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, welcomed the progress made in the past 12 months but said 'more needs to be done to help those still looking for work'. Continue reading

Public share views on future of Redcar Town Centre

There was standing room only at tonight's public meeting on the future of Redcar High Street and the town centre.  Continue reading

Victory for campaign to stop housing at Flatts Lane Country Park

Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley has today welcomed the unanimous decision by Redcar and Cleveland planning committee to reject proposals to build 400 homes on land next to Flatts Lane Country Park.  Continue reading

Inappropriate ‘PokeStop’ removed from Redcar cemetery

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has welcomed the removal of Redcar cemetery as a ‘PokeStop’ in the virtual reality game Pokémon GO. Continue reading

Success for campaign against housing development at Flatts Lane Country Park as planners recommend refusal

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (Wednesday 24th August 2016) welcomed the Redcar & Cleveland planning officers’ recommendation to refuse permission for an application to build 400 homes on land next to Flatts Lane Country Park. Continue reading

Proposed datacentre at Redcar is ‘another vote of confidence in Teesside’

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today welcomed plans to build a £100 million data centre at Wilton which will create approximately 400 jobs for the area. Continue reading

Job losses at Boulby Potash Mine

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, said today’s announcement of 140 job losses at Boulby potash mine is ‘disappointing news for the local economy’.  Continue reading

Redcar MP says new biomass energy plant is ‘huge boost’ for area

Responding to the announcement by MGT Teesside Limited that site work for a £650 million Tees Renewable Energy Plant will start within weeks, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: Continue reading

Redcar MP tables bill for tougher animal cruelty sentencing following Frankish brothers case

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (4th July 2016) tabled a Private Members Bill to toughen up the sentencing for animal cruelty crimes, following local case where the abusers of a pet bulldog avoided jail. Continue reading