CO Be Alarmed! Campaign

I hosted a parliamentary drop in session for the CO Be Alarmed! Campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide and reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by poisonous gases.

 

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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and I’m Encouraging All over 60s in Huddersfield to Get Screened! 

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Say 'NO' to the demolition of Newsome Mills!

Newsome Mills is an iconic element of our heritage.  It must not be destroyed.

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Our Nurseries will be hit by huge rise in Business Rates

Many day nurseries in Huddersfield and in the rest of the country are to be hit by huge rises to their Business Rates from April 2017.

 

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GCSE Maths leaving too many written off as 'failures'

In my capacity as Chair of the Maths and Numeracy APPG, I am joining the call for a new numeracy benchmark for all young people, to ensure another route for teenagers who are written off as maths failures.

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Supporting People with Hearing Loss at Work

I was pleased to read the recent report by Action on Hearing Loss on increasing confidence in employing people with hearing loss- a guide for employers

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School cuts across Huddersfield and the UK

I am shocked to see the proposed level of cuts to schools in Huddersfield after 2019/20 through the National Funding Formula. 

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Proudly supporting the This Girl Can campaign

I have lent my support to Sport England's This Girl Can campaign which is helping millions of women and girls get active. 

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Welcoming young students from Huddersfield to Parliament

I had the pleasure of welcoming students from Mount School and from Birkby Junior School to Parliament this month.

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I’m backing breathing space for families in problem debt

With data from the Bank of England showing unsecured household debt rising at its fastest rate since the financial crisis, I am supporting calls for a new scheme to help thousands of families regain control of their finances.

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