Julie Elliott MP

Standing up for Sunderland Central

Westminster

Today, Julie addressed the Dods Renewable Energy reception to talk about the importance of clean energy to jobs, growth and our future energy security.

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Julie addressed the Dods Renewable Energy reception

Today, Julie addressed the Dods Renewable Energy reception to talk about the importance of clean energy to jobs, growth and our future energy security.   Read more

Julie Elliott MP, Labour’s Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister, commenting on the renewable energy country attractiveness index, which shows that the UK market has slipped to fifth place behind Japan in rankings of overall attractiveness for investment in renewables, said:

Julie comments on the renewable energy country attractiveness index

Julie Elliott MP, Labour’s Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister, commenting on the renewable energy country attractiveness index, which shows that the UK market has slipped to fifth place behind Japan in rankings... Read more

When speaking on this debate Julie commented on the scale and severity of fuel poverty in the UK.  Julie also expressed her concern that the Tory-led Government are undoing many of the improvements made in this area during the last Labour Government.

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Fuel Poverty debate - Westminster Hall

When speaking on this debate Julie commented on the scale and severity of fuel poverty in the UK.  Julie also expressed her concern that the Tory-led Government are undoing many... Read more

Yesterday, Julie spoke at an event organised by IPPR North on women and politics.  The discussion covered the importance of having prominent female role models to encouraging more women to get involved in politics.  Panellists also discussed what they thought could be done to ensure the number of female politicians in the future is more representative of the proportion of women in society as a whole.

Around the House - Women in politics

Yesterday, Julie spoke at an event organised by IPPR North on women and politics.  The discussion covered the importance of having prominent female role models to encouraging more women to... Read more

Last night, Julie spoke on the Energy Company Charges debate.  Julie criticised the Tory-led Government for failing to get customers a fail deal and outlined how the broken energy market could be fixed by reintroducing competition.

Julie's speech on Energy Company Charges

Last night, Julie spoke on the Energy Company Charges debate.  Julie criticised the Tory-led Government for failing to get customers a fail deal and outlined how the broken energy market could... Read more

Mr Deputy Speaker, if you were to step off the train at Sunderland station, you would see a betting shop straight away, and you would not need to walk far to see several more. According to the Campaign for Fairer Gambling, in 2012 there were 30 betting shops in Sunderland Central, with 109 fixed odds betting terminals, with gross gambled amounts of nearly £120 million, the second highest in the north-east. The machines have been referred to as the crack cocaine of gambling so often that it is easy to become blasé about their effects, but the reason they are referred to in such terms is that their relentless speed and high stakes can be devastating.

Julie's speech on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs)

Mr Deputy Speaker, if you were to step off the train at Sunderland station, you would see a betting shop straight away, and you would not need to walk far... Read more

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