Julie Elliott MP

Standing up for Sunderland Central

Westminster

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

Ahead of the Orgreave Truth and Justice campaign's meeting with the Home Secretary, Julie has written to Amber Rudd MP to support the group's call for a public inquiry.

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Julie calls for Orgreave inquiry

Ahead of the Orgreave Truth and Justice campaign's meeting with the Home Secretary, Julie has written to Amber Rudd MP to support the group's call for a public inquiry.  ... Read more

Julie supported fellow Labour MP, Melanie Onn's Ten Minute Rule Bill which called for the protection of workers' rights. Through a wide range of treaty provisions and directives, the EU has given British workers important employment protections and these must be guaranteed by the Government in the wake of Brexit.

 

Julie supports Melanie Onn MP's Ten Minute Rule Bill on Workers' Rights

Julie supported fellow Labour MP, Melanie Onn's Ten Minute Rule Bill which called for the protection of workers' rights. Through a wide range of treaty provisions and directives, the EU... Read more

A supporter of Siobhain McDonaugh MP's campaign on the National Living Wage from the start, Julie has added her name to Siobhain's letter to the CEO of Marks and Spencer, Mr Steve Rowe, to put pressure on the company to change their current proposals.

 

Julie supports Siobhain McDonagh MP's National Living Wage campaign

A supporter of Siobhain McDonaugh MP's campaign on the National Living Wage from the start, Julie has added her name to Siobhain's letter to the CEO of Marks and Spencer,... Read more

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