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

Anna celebrates return of British Steel and describes employees as ‘leading lights’ in the industry

British Steel employees at the company's Teesside Beam Mill (TBM) and Service Centre have been described as 'leading lights' in the steel industry by Redcar MP Anna Turley. Continue reading

EU referendum Result

Obviously as a supporter of the Remain campaign, I am disappointed about the result. It was not what I believed was best for the future of our country and our economy. But people have spoken loud and clear. I heard and understood the concerns, indeed the anger, people had throughout this process (and before) and the local result was not unexpected. Continue reading

Why I am voting to Remain in the European Union

The great thing about today’s referendum is that everyone gets to have their say and each person’s vote counts the same as another's, but I wanted to set out why I personally voted to remain part of the European Union.' Continue reading

Community bid to save former Redcar home of Gertrude Bell

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has come together with campaigners, heritage organisations, and academics to launch a bid to save Red Barns from disrepair and to bring the building back to life as a community resource. Continue reading

Heseltine's report must be the beginning, not the end, of Teesside’s revival

Responding to the release of Michael Heseltine’s report into the regeneration of Teesside, Labour MP for Redcar Anna Turley said: Continue reading

Greybull deal gives Teesside steel a future. We must now ensure jobs are futureproof

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today welcomed the news that the sale of Tata’s Long Products Division to Greybull Capital has been completed, and has said the focus must now be on ensuring the long term future of the sites on Teesside. Continue reading

Update on housing proposal at Flatts Lane Country Park

The developer behind the proposals to build 400 homes on land next to Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park has now submitted the formal planning application to Redcar & Cleveland Planning Committee and residents have until 24th June 2016 to submit comments. Continue reading

Anna welcomes PD Ports investment

Responding to the news that PD Ports have formally launched the new Number One Quay at Teesport, Anna Turley MP said: Continue reading

Anna Turley backs call for ‘Powerhouse Premium’ to deliver fairer funding for northern schools

Labour MP for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (23rd May 2016) welcomed a report by IPPR North and Teach First which calls for fairer funding for northern schools to tackle educational disadvantage. Continue reading