Julie Elliott MP

Standing up for Sunderland Central

Westminster

Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott has urged the Government to ensure councils and housing associations have funds to ensure properties are safe - after cladding which failed fire safety tests was removed from five blocks in the city.

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“That work was done quickly and the buildings are safe, but obviously more work needs to be done to put them into a good state," the MP told a Westminster debate on the Grenfell Tower fire on June 26.

Funds needed to make buildings safe after Grenfell fire

Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott has urged the Government to ensure councils and housing associations have funds to ensure properties are safe - after cladding which failed fire safety tests... Read more

This week I was proud to become Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on State Pension Inequality for Women – a forum which campaigns on state pension age issues.

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Hundreds of thousands of women nationally, including more than 3,000 in Sunderland Central, have been left facing financial hardship due to Tory changes to state pensions.

 

Fighting for women hit by state pension age changes

This week I was proud to become Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on State Pension Inequality for Women – a forum which campaigns on state pension age issues.... Read more

Delighted to host the @savekidscontent reception in Parliament on Wednesday to support British-made children's TV.

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Save Kids' Content UK is a campaign to reverse the decline in UK made children’s programming, and ensure a diverse mix of content that educates and inspires.

Switch on for a better future for children's TV

Delighted to host the @savekidscontent reception in Parliament on Wednesday to support British-made children's TV. Save Kids' Content UK is a campaign to reverse the decline in UK made children’s... Read more

It was standing room only during the WASPI debate at Westminster Hall today – and it is time for the Government to listen and act on this injustice.

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Thousands of women born in the 1950s, including 3,000 in Sunderland Central constituency, have been unfairly affected by Tory changes to pensions – leaving them heading for financial hardship.

Time for Government to act on WASPI injustice

It was standing room only during the WASPI debate at Westminster Hall today – and it is time for the Government to listen and act on this injustice. Thousands of women born... Read more

I was honoured to host the annual Premiership Rugby awards in Parliament this week – which recognise the hard work of players, coaches and volunteers both on, and off, the pitch.

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Sport has an amazing power to bring communities together. It can be harnessed as a tool for good not just on the pitch, but also in education, health, employment and other areas.

Premiership Rugby Awards recognise unsung heroes

I was honoured to host the annual Premiership Rugby awards in Parliament this week – which recognise the hard work of players, coaches and volunteers both on, and off, the... Read more

The centre has received £51,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its new Syedpur to Sunderland project. 

 

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Sunderland’s Bangladeshi Centre secures new investment

The centre has received £51,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its new Syedpur to Sunderland project.        Read more

Sport doesn’t just benefit the body; it can also help build a brighter future – as the Dallaglio RugyWorks project is proving so successfully nationwide.

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The Dallagio Foundation works with disengaged young people in Pupil Referral Units, to give them the practical support, experience and ability needed to invest in their own future.

 

Using rugby to tackle education issues

Sport doesn’t just benefit the body; it can also help build a brighter future – as the Dallaglio RugyWorks project is proving so successfully nationwide. The Dallagio Foundation works with... Read more

Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott is calling for the government to implement fair transitional arrangements for WASPI women affected by the State Pension Age changes.

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“I was delighted to show my support for a mass lobby of Parliament this week, organised by the Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign and supported by UNISON,” she said.

Standing up for the pension rights of WASPI women

Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott is calling for the government to implement fair transitional arrangements for WASPI women affected by the State Pension Age changes.   “I was delighted to... Read more

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

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Julie backs Children’s Society campaign to help families in debt

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

Today I called on the Government to remove continued assessments for people with lifelong conditions that won't improve.

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I know that many disabled people rely on things like adapted vehicles, so it's vital that these are not taken away following flawed assessments for Personal Independence Payments (PIP).

Wearsiders with life-long conditions need Government help

Today I called on the Government to remove continued assessments for people with lifelong conditions that won't improve. I know that many disabled people rely on things like adapted vehicles,... Read more

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