Labour candidate for Redcar, Anna Turley, has today (19th March 2014) claimed that a carbon price floor freeze, announced in the Budget, will provide no immediate relief for Redcar’s “fragile” steel and chemical industry.Read more
Speaking about today’s (4th December 2013) announcement of the closure of the Lotte Chemical UK’s T8 plant site at Wilton, Anna Turley, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Redcar said: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.Read more
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 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.