Julie Elliott MP

Standing up for Sunderland Central

Westminster

Sunderland’s bid to be named UK City of Culture 2021 has been praised in Parliament.

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Julie Elliott, MP for Sunderland Central, led a Westminster Hall debate on Tuesday, in which she said a successful bid would allow the city to ‘prosper and grow’.

National spotlight on Sunderland's bid for City of Culture 2021

Sunderland’s bid to be named UK City of Culture 2021 has been praised in Parliament. Julie Elliott, MP for Sunderland Central, led a Westminster Hall debate on Tuesday, in which... Read more

Really enjoyed the chance to view a whole range of displays at the National History Museum this week, during a visit with the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee.

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The museum is particularly famous for its exhibition of amazing dinosaur skeletons, but has so much more to offer. I even held a bit of Mars!

Museum experience is out of this world!

Really enjoyed the chance to view a whole range of displays at the National History Museum this week, during a visit with the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee....

Today, on national #BlueLightDay, I'd like to say a huge "Thank You" to our brilliant emergency services for their selfless dedication and commitment to keeping Sunderland safe - both now and over the decades.

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Marking importance of #BlueLightDay

Today, on national #BlueLightDay, I'd like to say a huge "Thank You" to our brilliant emergency services for their selfless dedication and commitment to keeping Sunderland safe - both now and...

The political map for Sunderland and County Durham could be changed under new proposals - but Sunderland Central constituency will remain unchanged.

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The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) is carrying out a review of all Parliamentary constituencies and will make final proposals to the Government in September 2018.

Political map of North East could change in future

The political map for Sunderland and County Durham could be changed under new proposals - but Sunderland Central constituency will remain unchanged. The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) is carrying out a... Read more

This week in Parliament I attended an event to find out more about smart meters and how they can help people to reduce their energy bills.

 

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Julie supports the rollout of smart meters

This week in Parliament I attended an event to find out more about smart meters and how they can help people to reduce their energy bills.        ... Read more

FA chairman Greg Clarke has been criticised by MPs – including Julie Elliott of Sunderland Central - for describing institutional racism as “fluff” as he gave evidence on discrimination in football.

 

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Mr Clarke and three other FA chiefs appeared in front of a parliamentary committee in October after new evidence found ex-England women’s manager Mark Sampson made racial remarks to two players.

FA chairman condemned for institutional racism "fluff" remark

FA chairman Greg Clarke has been criticised by MPs – including Julie Elliott of Sunderland Central - for describing institutional racism as “fluff” as he gave evidence on discrimination in football.  ... Read more

This week in Parliament I met with students from the Monkwearmouth Academy who have been raising awareness of online safety in their school.

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Julie meets with student ambassadors for online safety

This week in Parliament I met with students from the Monkwearmouth Academy who have been raising awareness of online safety in their school.   Read more

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

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