This news archive contains all stories published before polling day on 7th May 2015

Pensioners in the North East face paying over £140,000 for their residential care before they hit the so-called ‘cap’ on care costs,  new analysis published by Labour shows.

The average figure to be funded by pensioners is almost double the £72,000 which ministers have claimed.

‘Coalition care costs are a con’ – Anna Turley

Pensioners in the North East face paying over £140,000 for their residential care before they hit the so-called ‘cap’ on care costs,  new analysis published by Labour shows. The average... Read more

Anna Turley, the Labour and Co-operative Parliamentary Candidate for Redcar today (12thNovember 2013) slammed Royal Mail for the closure of its delivery office in South Bank

Labour Candidate condemns closure of South Bank Delivery office

Anna Turley, the Labour and Co-operative Parliamentary Candidate for Redcar today (12thNovember 2013) slammed Royal Mail for the closure of its delivery office in South Bank Read more

Hundreds of members of the community came together and signed letters objecting to a proposed development in Marske last Saturday (2nd November). Residents turned out in force for a campaign organised by Marske’s local Labour Party alongside members of New Marske Residents Association and the Stop the Houses Campaign in a concerted local effort to fight plans for a massive new housing estate planned for the south of the town. The development, for a 1000 new houses and associated retail development, will front the length of the A174 from Longbeck Road to the Marske roundabout.

Local community unite to resist ‘unwanted’ and ‘ill-thought out’ housing development in Marske

Hundreds of members of the community came together and signed letters objecting to a proposed development in Marske last Saturday (2nd November). Residents turned out in force for a campaign organised... Read more

Labour & Co-operative Candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (4th November 2013) claimed that the Government is ‘seriously failing’ women in Redcar as figures show that since the Coalition came to power unemployment figures have skyrocketed by 32%.

Anna brands women’s unemployment stats “a disgrace” as figures show 32% rise in Redcar

Labour & Co-operative Candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (4th November 2013) claimed that the Government is ‘seriously failing’ women in Redcar as figures show that since the Coalition... Read more

Praising the work of Redcar Link in organising an awareness day at Tuned In! on October the 10th, Labour Candidate Anna Turley said;

Redcar’s Labour candidate supports World Mental Health Day

Praising the work of Redcar Link in organising an awareness day at Tuned In! on October the 10th, Labour Candidate Anna Turley said; Read more

Anna Turley, Redcar’s Labour and Co-operative Parliamentary candidate, today (21 September 2013) welcomed the announcement by Ed Miliband that Labour will scrap the disastrous bedroom tax policy if it wins the next general election.

Redcar’s Labour candidate welcomes pledge to axe the Bedroom Tax

Anna Turley, Redcar’s Labour and Co-operative Parliamentary candidate, today (21 September 2013) welcomed the announcement by Ed Miliband that Labour will scrap the disastrous bedroom tax policy if it wins... Read more

Anna Turley, Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, along with local Labour Party members recently stepped up their campaign against the potential privatisation of fire and rescue as they passed a motion at a recent meeting [Friday 19th July 2013] opposing the “spinning out” of Cleveland Fire Brigade.

Anna and local Labour Party step-up campaign against risky Cleveland Fire proposals

Anna Turley, Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, along with local Labour Party members recently stepped up their campaign against the potential privatisation of fire and rescue as they passed... Read more

Anna Turley (Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar) has today (24th July 2013) urged Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council to follow in the footsteps of Plymouth City Council and commence a crackdown on the publicity of payday loan companies.

Anna echoes calls for ‘crackdown’ on payday loan ads

Anna Turley (Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar) has today (24th July 2013) urged Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council to follow in the footsteps of Plymouth City Council and commence... Read more

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today claimed that Youth Contract statistics which show just 4,690 payments have been made since the scheme began ‘must act as a wake-up call for the Coalition Government’ and called for urgent action to tackle youth unemployment.

Failing Youth Contract ‘must be a wake-up call’ for the Government

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today claimed that Youth Contract statistics which show just 4,690 payments have been made since the scheme began ‘must act as... Read more

Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Business Chuka Umunna today (Friday 19 July) backed calls for the government to hand down more powers to the region’s local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships in order to tackle the growing unemployment problem in the North East.

Give the North East the power it needs to sort the jobs crisis

Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Business Chuka Umunna today (Friday 19 July) backed calls for the government to hand down more powers to the region’s local authorities and Local... Read more