‘Government must invest in our young people, not snuff out their potential’

Anna Turley, Labour MP for Redcar, has criticised the Government’s cuts to school funding which will see more than £27 million lost from Teesside’s schools by 2020. Continue reading

Anna responds to 2017 Budget

Today’s budget was paper thin and comes after seven years of Tory economic failure on the debt, the deficit and public services. With breath-taking complacency, it made no mention of the greatest economic challenge this country faces in Brexit. Continue reading

Tory MPs Block Baby’s Law debate

Redcar MP Anna Turley’s bill to toughen up animal cruelty sentences in the aftermath of the Baby the Bulldog case was blocked by the Conservatives in Parliament today.  Continue reading

Anna grills energy industry on treatment of public

Anna Turley, MP for Redcar, has today questioned energy industry body Energy UK on why they are holding the public responsible for their rip off energy bills. Continue reading

Classification of steel industry as 'low priority' in Brexit negotiations is outrageous

A leaked government document has revealed the steel industry has been classified as a 'low priority' industry in the upcoming Brexit negotiations. Continue reading

Landmark social media bill brought forward by Anna Turley MP

New legislation would require social media platforms to filter out abusive messages Children under the age of 18 to have automatic screening of abusive messages Anna Turley says the platforms have been failing to protect their users from harmful abuse for too long Continue reading

Disability Confident

I was delighted to have been asked to open today’s Disability Confident Initiative Event, held by the local DWP and hosted at Redcar and Cleveland College. Continue reading

Triggering Article 50

Yesterday evening Parliament voted to give Theresa May the power to invoke Article 50 and start the negotiations for Britain’s exit from the European Union. In Redcar & Cleveland 66% of people who voted in the referendum opted to Leave the EU. I completely respect that verdict and joined the majority of my fellow Labour MPs in voting with the Government to invoke Article 50. Continue reading

Holocaust Memorial Day: Reflects on visit to Auschwitz

Auschwitz. A single word that conjures up so many emotions. The unimaginable horror of the Holocaust. Murder on an industrial scale that can barely be processed by the mind. The pinnacle of man’s inhumanity to man, woman, child, and grandparent. I thought I knew what Auschwitz was. Continue reading

British Steel turnaround a positive sign for future of UK steel

Redcar MP, Anna Turley, has today welcomed the success of British Steel which has returned to profit and secured a number of significant contracts. Continue reading