Julie Elliott MP

Standing up for Sunderland Central

Sunderland

Six-year-old Hill View School pupil Abigail Fox is obviously a politician in the making – as she is already fighting for a better future for our planet.

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I was delighted to receive a lovely drawing from Abigail recently, which contains a powerful message about helping our environment through recycling and not dropping litter.

Please Look After Our World

Six-year-old Hill View School pupil Abigail Fox is obviously a politician in the making – as she is already fighting for a better future for our planet. I was delighted... Read more

I would like to invite my Ryhope constituents to a Community Coffee Morning at Ryhope Community Centre on March 25, from 10.30am-12noon, to discuss Brexit and immigration.

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Our country voted to leave the EU and Article 50 will be triggered this month. I now need your help to make sure Sunderland gets the best possible deal from the Brexit negotiations.

 

Brexit and immigration on agenda for coffee morning

I would like to invite my Ryhope constituents to a Community Coffee Morning at Ryhope Community Centre on March 25, from 10.30am-12noon, to discuss Brexit and immigration. Our country voted... Read more

The budget was a huge let-down for Sunderland. Nothing for the health service and only some for social care; but nowhere near what is needed to fill the gap.

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£2billion nationally over three years is what the Government plans to provide, even though the King’s Fund health charity has stated we need £2billion this year alone.

Budget a letdown with no money for the health service

The budget was a huge let-down for Sunderland. Nothing for the health service and only some for social care; but nowhere near what is needed to fill the gap. £2billion... Read more

Today it was announced that The Queen has granted Royal Assent to the Article 50 Bill, giving Theresa May the legal power to start Brexit negotiations with the European Union.

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I am disappointed that the Government did not adopt the Lords amendments, but we must now look forward. The priority now is to get the best deal for Sunderland in any negotiations.

Concerns voiced after Brexit amendments shunned by Government

Today it was announced that The Queen has granted Royal Assent to the Article 50 Bill, giving Theresa May the legal power to start Brexit negotiations with the European Union.... Read more

A “deeply flawed” plan to cut inheritance tax will just “increase the north-south divide”, Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott warned today.

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The £1bn “giveaway for the rich” will raise the tax threshold from £650k to £1million for couples – but very few people in the North East are likely to benefit.

Sunderland people being "sold out" by North-South tax divide

A “deeply flawed” plan to cut inheritance tax will just “increase the north-south divide”, Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott warned today. The £1bn “giveaway for the rich” will raise the... Read more

It's time to back the bid for for Sunderland City of Culture 2021. Surely we are in with a chance of winning this?

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It has been revealed that Sunderland is in competition with ten others to be crowned UK City of Culture 2021, with the winner due to be announced later this year.

Back the bid for Sunderland City of Culture 2021

It's time to back the bid for for Sunderland City of Culture 2021. Surely we are in with a chance of winning this? It has been revealed that Sunderland is... Read more

Sunderland MP Julie Elliott is supporting a new scheme to help hundreds of families recover from problem debt.

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A report just published by the Children’s Society reveals children in low-income families living with multiple debts are more likely to suffer from mental health problems.

 

 

 

Thousands of Sunderland children at risk of mental health issues due to family debt

Sunderland MP Julie Elliott is supporting a new scheme to help hundreds of families recover from problem debt. A report just published by the Children’s Society reveals children in low-income... Read more

Sunderland MP Julie Elliott is appealing to people from across the city to join forces and host a Great Get Together – as part of national celebrations inspired by the memory of MP Jo Cox.

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Street parties, bake-offs and picnics are to be held around the country to remember Ms Cox, MP for Batley and Spen, who was murdered as she walked to a constituency event last June.

Calls to honour memory of murdered MP

Sunderland MP Julie Elliott is appealing to people from across the city to join forces and host a Great Get Together – as part of national celebrations inspired by the... Read more

Fake news has become THE news in recent months - and we need to tackle this issue.

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It is vital that people can trust the news they access. Fake news undermines confidence in the media in general and has tangible effects on our understanding of the world.

Fear of fake news impacting on political process

Fake news has become THE news in recent months - and we need to tackle this issue. It is vital that people can trust the news they access. Fake news... Read more

The decision by Arts Council England to award a grant of £6million to Sunderland Music, Arts and Culture (MAC) Trust towards a new auditorium – to be built next to the old Fire Station in High Street West - is brilliant news for our city.

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£6million Lottery win for Sunderland performing arts project

The decision by Arts Council England to award a grant of £6million to Sunderland Music, Arts and Culture (MAC) Trust towards a new auditorium – to be built next to... Read more

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