Julie Elliott MP

Standing up for Sunderland Central

Westminster

A Labour motion calling on the Government to get tougher on criminals who assault police officers has been defeated – to the disappointment of Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott.

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The Opposition Day debate, which was held on November 2, asked that statutory guidance on uniform sentencing be implemented and assault figures accurately recorded.

Getting tough on those who assault police officers

A Labour motion calling on the Government to get tougher on criminals who assault police officers has been defeated – to the disappointment of Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott. The... Read more

A bill aimed at making councils do more to stop people being made homeless has been welcomed by Julie.

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The private member’s bill, which is supported by the government, would place a duty on councils to help those at risk of homelessness to secure accommodation 56 days before losing their home.

Homelessness Reduction Bill could help many

A bill aimed at making councils do more to stop people being made homeless has been welcomed by Julie.   The private member’s bill, which is supported by the government,... Read more

Today marks 30 years since the Tories disastrously deregulated the bus market and privatised Britain’s buses.

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We have seen fares rise faster than inflation and bus usage has fallen by more than a third.

Fighting for bus services

Today marks 30 years since the Tories disastrously deregulated the bus market and privatised Britain’s buses. We have seen fares rise faster than inflation and bus usage has fallen by... Read more

A debate aimed at pressurising the Government into opening an in-depth investigation into Her Majesty’s Revenues & Customs has been welcomed by Julie.

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US-based Concentrix was awarded a £75million two-year contract by HMRC in 2015 to crack down on tax credit fraud and over-payment.

Tax Credits where credit's due

A debate aimed at pressurising the Government into opening an in-depth investigation into Her Majesty’s Revenues & Customs has been welcomed by Julie. US-based Concentrix was awarded a £75million two-year... Read more

A petition calling on the government to spend an extra £350million a week on the NHS is being backed by Julie.

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“Every week I speak with people on the doorstep in Sunderland who voted Leave because they believed that an extra £350m per week would be spent on the NHS if we left the EU,” she said.

 

Julie backs petition to help NHS

A petition calling on the government to spend an extra £350million a week on the NHS is being backed by Julie.   “Every week I speak with people on the... Read more

Julie is demanding action over the geographical health inequalities facing Sunderland.

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“In Health Questions this week I asked Health Ministers what action they would be taking to address these inequalities,” she said.

Highlighting Sunderland's health inequalities

Julie is demanding action over the geographical health inequalities facing Sunderland.   “In Health Questions this week I asked Health Ministers what action they would be taking to address these... Read more

Today, Julie was re-elected as Chair of the Rugby Union APPG in a unanimous decision.  

Julie re-elected as Chair of the Rugby Union APPG

Today, Julie was re-elected as Chair of the Rugby Union APPG in a unanimous decision.   Read more

Julie visited the Parliamentary Sports Fair this afternoon to show support for the RFU in her capacity as Chair of the Rugby Union APPG.

 

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Parliamentary Sports Fair

Julie visited the Parliamentary Sports Fair this afternoon to show support for the RFU in her capacity as Chair of the Rugby Union APPG.   Read more

Julie and her colleagues on the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee held an Evidence Session as part of a new inquiry into Dealing with complaints against the press. 

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Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on Dealing with complaints against the press

Julie and her colleagues on the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee held an Evidence Session as part of a new inquiry into Dealing with complaints against the press.    Read more

Julie showed support for women affected by breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging her constituents to take part in the UK’s biggest, brightest and pinkest fundraiser, wear it pink, on Friday 21 October.

wear it pink is back for its 15th year, calling on supporters across the country to add a flash of pink to their wardrobe for the day and raise money for Breast Cancer Now’s life-saving breast cancer research.

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Julie wears it pink in Parliament in aid of Breast Cancer Now

Julie showed support for women affected by breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging her constituents to take part in the UK’s biggest, brightest and pinkest fundraiser, wear... Read more

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