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Don’t sell out fishing trade

Consider the humble prawn, on many shopping lists and menus and the mainstay of the fishing industry in North Shields, England’s biggest prawn port.

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Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn.  Picture by Jane Coltman

Spending cuts are a challenge

As elected Mayor of North Tyneside I am committed to protecting our most vulnerable residents and safeguarding the services that you tell me are most important to you and your family.

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Remembrance service at Whitley Bay-MP Alan Campbell.
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Commitment to remember

Across our area there are many ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

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MP Mary Glindon.

Vaping helping smokers quit

I am not a smoker myself, and nor are most British people now.

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Alan Campbell, MP for Tynemouth.

Bill to protect the protectors

Friday is the first of 13 sitting days in which backbench MPs have a chance to change the law through Private Members’ Bills.

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Mary Glindon MP for North Tyneside.

Condition must be recognised

A local support group has contacted me to raise awareness of Fibromyalgia.

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Unveiling of the Fiddler's Green statue in North Shields which is dedicated to fishermen who have lost their lives after leaving the port.
Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Tell me what matters to you

I really enjoy meeting people from across North Tyneside and I was thrilled to see so many people at my Listen event in Wallsend in September.

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MP Alan Campbell.

Not ready for benefit change

Universal Credit was the Government’s flagship welfare policy, merging the benefits system into a single monthly payment for all claimants.

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Mary Glindon MP for North Tyneside.

Work to do on mental health

Around a quarter of all people, no matter what their background, will experience some form of mental health problem at some point in their lives, and usually through no fault of their own.

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Ronnie Campbell MP
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Following my beliefs in EU vote

It really pained me to vote against the Labour whip the other day to rebel against a party which, under Jeremy Corbyn, I otherwise support to the hilt.

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Alan Campbell MP

Government will not listen

When I was out and about in the constituency and met St Thomas More students in North Shields last week, one young man said he was pleased that parliament had voted to revoke the increase in tuition fees made earlier this year.

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MP Mary Glindon.

Tough talks can save lives

None of us likes talking about death, and especially our own.

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MP Alan Campbell

Give the public sector a break

It will be interesting to see how well the domestic tourism industry has done this summer.

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Mary Glindon MP for North Tyneside.

Time to sort lease dilemma

The government’s perilous position in this hung parliament is forcing ministers to adopt actions that don’t come naturally.

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Alan Campbell MP.

Stay safe when visiting coast

We are lucky to have some excellent local beaches and be close to an historic river.

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Alan Campbell MP

Blood probe is given go-ahead

House of Commons Standing Orders rarely make for lively reading, but bear with me.

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North Tyneside Council announce annual canvass for electoral register

North Tyneside Council is canvassing thousands of homes as part of its annual check of the electoral register.

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MP Mary Glindon seen at Greggs, Wallsend-pasty tax story.

We owe Kurds a great debt

It was such good news to see the horrific Isis death cult defeated in Mosul.

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Alan Campbell MP.

Group acts on climate change

Last week was the Climate Change Coalition’s Week of Action.

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Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn.  Picture by Jane Coltman

This has been a great month

More great news for North Tyneside.

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