Julie Elliott MP

Standing up for Sunderland Central

Westminster

As Julie mentioned in her Sunderland Echo column last week, the Trade Union Bill returned to the House of Commons today in order for MPs to discuss and vote on Lords Amendments.

The Trade Union Bill returns to the Chamber

As Julie mentioned in her Sunderland Echo column last week, the Trade Union Bill returned to the House of Commons today in order for MPs to discuss and vote on Lords... Read more

Julie, along with fellow MPs Michelle Thomson and Chris White, put forward the case at the Backbench Business Committee to have a debate in the House of Commons on the UK's creative industries and their contribution to the UK economy.

 

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Julie puts forward the case for having a debate on support for the UK's creative industries and their contribution to the UK economy

Julie, along with fellow MPs Michelle Thomson and Chris White, put forward the case at the Backbench Business Committee to have a debate in the House of Commons on the... Read more

For her latest Sunderland Echo column, Julie focused on the return of the Trade Union Bill to the House of Commons following Lords Amendments and the re-development of the Vaux site in Sunderland's city centre.

Julie's latest Sunderland Echo Column

For her latest Sunderland Echo column, Julie focused on the return of the Trade Union Bill to the House of Commons following Lords Amendments and the re-development of the Vaux site... Read more

Julie was pleased to be involved in putting on an event in Parliament to discuss the work that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) does all over the country.

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Julie co-sponsors Heritage Lottery Fund event

Julie was pleased to be involved in putting on an event in Parliament to discuss the work that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) does all over the country. Read more

Julie lent her support to fellow Labour MP, Siobhain McDonagh's National Living Wage campaign and attended the debate in Parliament. 

The motion, supported by Julie and many other Labour MPs was as follows:

 

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Julie supports Siobhain McDonagh MP's National Living Wage debate

Julie lent her support to fellow Labour MP, Siobhain McDonagh's National Living Wage campaign and attended the debate in Parliament.  The motion, supported by Julie and many other Labour MPs... Read more

Julie was pleased to attend an event hosted by fellow Labour MP, Mary Creagh, and Fashion Revolution which marked the start of Fashion Revolution Week 2016, a week of activities in 84 countries around the world to demand a fairer, cleaner and more transparent fashion industry. It marks the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory complex collapse in Bangladesh, killing 1,134 and injuring 2,500 people in 2013.

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Julie with Livia Firth, film producer and Oxfam Global Ambassador, and Mary Creagh MP at the event.

Julie attends Fashion Revolution Event in Parliament - ‘Women’s Rights are Human Rights: Achieving Global Justice for Garment Workers’

Julie was pleased to attend an event hosted by fellow Labour MP, Mary Creagh, and Fashion Revolution which marked the start of Fashion Revolution Week 2016, a week of activities in... Read more

Julie spoke in a debate on diversity in the BBC, calling from greater regional diversity and for a fair distribution of BBC spending and commissioning.

 

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Julie speaks in debate on diversity in the BBC

Julie spoke in a debate on diversity in the BBC, calling from greater regional diversity and for a fair distribution of BBC spending and commissioning.   Read more

As Chair of the PLP Housing and Planning Committee, in response to today's Westminster Hall debate on Future Funding of Supported Housing, Julie said:

 

 

 

Julie's views on the debate on Future Funding of Supported Housing

As Chair of the PLP Housing and Planning Committee, in response to today's Westminster Hall debate on Future Funding of Supported Housing, Julie said:       Read more

Julie attended an event hosted by Britain Stronger In Europe during which the former Foreign Secretary, the Rt Hon. David Miliband gave a keynote speech on "Britain and Europe: Strength through Alliances".

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Julie attends “Britain and Europe: Strength through Alliances" event

Julie attended an event hosted by Britain Stronger In Europe during which the former Foreign Secretary, the Rt Hon. David Miliband gave a keynote speech on "Britain and Europe: Strength... Read more

Julie's comments on the Westminster Hall debate on dementia and Alzheimer's disease, secured by Jim Shannon MP:

 

 

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease debate in Westminster Hall

Julie's comments on the Westminster Hall debate on dementia and Alzheimer's disease, secured by Jim Shannon MP:     Read more

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