Julie Elliott MP

Standing up for Sunderland Central

Westminster

Along with fellow Labour MPs and representatives from Trade Unions, Julie attended a #SaveOurSteel rally in Parliament to show her support for steelworkers from all over the UK, hundreds of whom had travelled down to London for the march.

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Julie attends #SaveOurSteel Campaign rally

Along with fellow Labour MPs and representatives from Trade Unions, Julie attended a #SaveOurSteel rally in Parliament to show her support for steelworkers from all over the UK, hundreds of... Read more

During Prime Minister's Question Time, Julie asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne - standing in for David Cameron - about tuition fees. The Coalition Government trebled tuition fees four years ago and now, the Government intends to create a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) that would assess and grade the quality of teaching in universities, allowing the highest performing universities to increase their fees with inflation beyond the current £9,000 cap.

 

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PMQ 25 May

During Prime Minister's Question Time, Julie asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne - standing in for David Cameron - about tuition fees. The Coalition Government trebled tuition fees... Read more

Julie attended an event to support local pharmacies in Parliament. There are over 11,700 NHS community pharmacies in England and a quarter of them are at risk from Government cuts.

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Julie supports local pharmacies

Julie attended an event to support local pharmacies in Parliament. There are over 11,700 NHS community pharmacies in England and a quarter of them are at risk from Government cuts. Read more

Julie chaired a Keynote Seminar at the Westminster Education Forum's Event at London Bridge on Reforming maths qualifications in England - GCSEs, A-Levels, core maths and compulsory courses post-16.


During the seminar, members of the panel discussed the impact of Government changes to mathematics courses on teachers and pupils, what progress had been made so far and what would be the future challenges for the education system.

 

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Julie chairs Westminster Education Forum Keynote Seminar

Julie chaired a Keynote Seminar at the Westminster Education Forum's Event at London Bridge on Reforming maths qualifications in England - GCSEs, A-Levels, core maths and compulsory courses post-16. During the... Read more

Today, the Culture, Media and Sport Committee held its first evidence session as part of an inquiry into 'Homophobia in Sport', during which the Committee will take into account a range of sports and the different experiences of men and women.

 

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Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee launches inquiry into Homophobia in Sport

Today, the Culture, Media and Sport Committee held its first evidence session as part of an inquiry into 'Homophobia in Sport', during which the Committee will take into account a... Read more

Following the Queen's Speech, Julie and fellow Labour MPs showed their support for Britain's EU membership in Parliament.

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Julie and Labour colleagues support Britain's EU membership

Following the Queen's Speech, Julie and fellow Labour MPs showed their support for Britain's EU membership in Parliament. Read more

Julie is pleased to support The Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Awareness Week which takes place between 15 and 21 May.

The aim of #DAW16 is to 'Confront Dementia' and encourage people to address dementia directly. A large number of families in Sunderland Central have been affected by dementia and it is important that both those who live with dementia and their loved ones feel able to confront dementia.

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Julie supports Dementia Awareness Week 2016

Julie is pleased to support The Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Awareness Week which takes place between 15 and 21 May. The aim of #DAW16 is to 'Confront Dementia' and encourage people to address... Read more

Julie's latest Sunderland Echo column gives her take on the local elections which took place on 5 May 2016 and her views of the UK's membership of the European Union.

Julie's latest Sunderland Echo column - 12 May

Julie's latest Sunderland Echo column gives her take on the local elections which took place on 5 May 2016 and her views of the UK's membership of the European Union.... Read more

Julie was delighted to cast the first vote in the Yorkshire Building Society's Charity Choices campaign this afternoon.

 

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Julie casts the first vote in the Yorkshire Building Society Charity Choices campaign

Julie was delighted to cast the first vote in the Yorkshire Building Society's Charity Choices campaign this afternoon.   Read more

In today's DWP questions, Julie asked the Minister why he has not taken the opportunity to put right the wrongs of the last Coalition Government and implement proper transitional arrangements for women who have been adversely affected by the speeding up of the state pension age.

 

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Julie asks DWP Ministers about arrangements for WASPI women

In today's DWP questions, Julie asked the Minister why he has not taken the opportunity to put right the wrongs of the last Coalition Government and implement proper transitional arrangements... Read more

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