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

Figures published today show the government’s flagship programme to tackle unemployment has been an abject failure in the region.

Government’s Work Programme results “worse than doing nothing” in the North East

Figures published today show the government’s flagship programme to tackle unemployment has been an abject failure in the region. Read more

Commenting on the announcement of the government’s spending review Anna Turley, Labour’s & Co-operative candidate for Redcar said:
“Today’s spending round has failed on the most important test for the people of our area- action on jobs, growth and falling living standards. All we see is more cuts – a direct result of the government’s failed austerity programme – hitting those who are struggling to make ends meet even harder.

Today’s announcements mean more misery for our lowest paid, no support for those who rely on public services and no hope for our young people in desperate need of a job

Commenting on the announcement of the government’s spending review Anna Turley, Labour’s & Co-operative candidate for Redcar said:“Today’s spending round has failed on the most important test for the people of... Read more

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, has slammed the Coalition Government for their weak approach to dealing with crime and anti-social behaviour.

Anna calls on the Government to ‘toughen up on crime and anti-social behaviour’

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, has slammed the Coalition Government for their weak approach to dealing with crime and anti-social behaviour. Read more

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, and Tom Blenkinsop (MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland) highlighted figures that show there are over 20,000 households living in fuel poverty across Teesside.

‘Over 20,000 households living in fuel poverty across Teesside’

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, and Tom Blenkinsop (MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland) highlighted figures that show there are over 20,000 households living in fuel poverty... Read more

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, today (5th June 2013) expressed her disappointment over the Government’s failure to listen to warnings from scientists as Tory and Lib Dem MPs – including Ian Swales – voted to press ahead with the badger cull.

‘Listen to the scientists and reject the badger cull’ Anna urges Government

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, today (5th June 2013) expressed her disappointment over the Government’s failure to listen to warnings from scientists as Tory and Lib Dem... Read more

Labour & Co-operative spokesperson for Redcar, Anna Turley, welcomed calls by Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, to put “the N back into the NHS” with Labour values at the heart of that.

Anna welcomes calls to put ‘Labour values back into the NHS’

Labour & Co-operative spokesperson for Redcar, Anna Turley, welcomed calls by Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, to put “the N back into the NHS” with Labour values at the... Read more

  • ‘A move that could benefit Teesside’s key industries and hard pressed motorists’

Probe into alleged price-fixing by oil companies welcomed

‘A move that could benefit Teesside’s key industries and hard pressed motorists’ Read more

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, this week (9th May 2013) welcomed Labour’s Shadow Health Minister Andy Burnham as he shadowed workers at Redcar Primary Care Hospital and visited a residents in Marske.

Anna welcomes visit to Redcar hospital by Labour’s Shadow Health Minister Andy Burnham

Labour & Co-operative candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, this week (9th May 2013) welcomed Labour’s Shadow Health Minister Andy Burnham as he shadowed workers at Redcar Primary Care Hospital and visited... Read more

Call for action as figures reveal only 40 local households helped to cut energy bills by government scheme last year.

Action on energy prices demanded

Call for action as figures reveal only 40 local households helped to cut energy bills by government scheme last year. Read more

Anna Turley, Labour’s spokesperson for Redcar, today (13th February 2013) said she would be backing the fight to save Redcar’s Town Centre Post Office from being closed and the franchise transferred to a local shop.

Anna to fight against Redcar Post Office plans

Anna Turley, Labour’s spokesperson for Redcar, today (13th February 2013) said she would be backing the fight to save Redcar’s Town Centre Post Office from being closed and the franchise... Read more