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21 12, 2015

Constituency office Christmas closure

2016-01-14T16:09:20+00:0021st December 2015|

John Healey MP's Wath constituency office will be closed for Christmas from 22 December 2015 to 4 January 2016. The following information may be useful to you or people you [...]

15 12, 2015

Steel communities support package

2016-01-14T10:48:18+00:0015th December 2015|

A consolidated plan to secure a support package of around £9million for steelworkers and the wider community affected by Tata Steel’s recently-announced job restructuring is being put together by partners [...]

30 11, 2015

John’s letter on Syria

2016-01-08T10:48:45+00:0030th November 2015|

John's letter on Syria to Cllr Alan Gosling, chair of Wentworth & Dearne Constituency Labour Party Dear Alan I wanted to write to you as chair of our Wentworth and [...]

29 10, 2015

MPs to meet fracking company boss

2016-01-08T10:45:36+00:0029th October 2015|

TWO Dearne MPs are to meet the boss of a fracking company. John Healey, MP for Wentworth & Dearne, and Michael Dugher, MP for Barnsley East, have set up the [...]

29 10, 2015

Bellows Road development back on track

2016-01-08T10:45:43+00:0029th October 2015|

THE regeneration of a former shopping centre in Rawmarsh will be back under way in the new year after a stalemate over mobile phone masts was broken. MP John Healey [...]

21 10, 2015

Tories and UKIP back tax credit cuts

2016-01-08T10:45:49+00:0021st October 2015|

John Healey has hit out at the Tories and UKIP after they voted to cut tax credits yesterday (20 October). Labour had called a debate and put forward a motion [...]

21 10, 2015

John’s statement after the steel summit

2015-11-20T15:01:19+00:0021st October 2015|

Speaking after the national steel summit at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Rotherham on Friday (October 16), John Healey, MP for Wentworth & Dearne – home of Tata’s Aldwarke steel [...]

7 08, 2015

John to meet business minister over Tata

2016-01-14T10:48:38+00:007th August 2015|

MP John Healey is to meet business minister Anna Soubry to put forward the case for steelmaking. On the day Tata announced hundreds of job losses in Rotherham, Mr Healey [...]

30 07, 2015

Telecoms company exposed by MP is fined by Ofcom

2016-01-14T10:48:43+00:0030th July 2015|

A TELECOMS company exposed in the Commons by John Healey MP as “shameful” has been fined £200,000 and told to change its behaviour. Ofcom’s investigation found Unicom breached industry rules [...]

21 07, 2015

Welfare Reform and Work Bill

2016-01-14T10:48:55+00:0021st July 2015|

After failing to give people any detail before the election about where the deep cuts to vital benefits were coming from, the new Conservative government are now determined to take [...]

26 05, 2015

John running for Labour’s new Deputy Leader

2016-01-14T10:49:18+00:0026th May 2015|

John Healey has announced he is running for Labour’s new Deputy Leader. The Wentworth & Dearne MP described himself as a ‘unifier’ and, as a Yorkshireman, promised to champion the [...]

18 03, 2015

John’s Budget speech

2016-01-14T10:50:10+00:0018th March 2015|

John's Budget speech It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Fareham (Mr Hoban) in his last speech to the House. Like you, Madam Deputy Speaker, I faced [...]

17 03, 2015

John welcomes police inquiry

2016-01-14T10:50:16+00:0017th March 2015|

John welcomes police inquiry MP John Healey has welcomed moves by South Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner to launch a full-scale inspection into South Yorkshire Police, just as Rotherham council [...]

3 03, 2015

MPs back bids for CSE funding

2016-01-14T10:50:34+00:003rd March 2015|

MPs back bids for CSE funding BIDS for Government funding to help child abuse survivors in Rotherham have received widespread support. The Government has made nearly £5m available for organisations [...]

26 02, 2015

Rotherham Commissioners named

2016-01-14T10:50:40+00:0026th February 2015|

Rotherham Commissioners named The Communities Secretary has named the Commissioners who will take over the running of Rotherham Council. In a written statement laid before the House today (25 February), [...]

10 02, 2015

Workers claiming housing benefit doubles in Rotherham

2016-01-14T10:51:07+00:0010th February 2015|

Workers claiming housing benefit doubles in Rotherham The number of working people relying on housing benefit has more than doubled in Rotherham since 2010. The 110% hike from 1,727 claimants [...]

2 02, 2015

John welcomes hospital improvements

2016-01-14T10:51:33+00:002nd February 2015|

John welcomes hospital improvements THE way Rotherham hospital is run has improved, according to health regulator Monitor. Monitor said strengthening the senior leadership and improving how the Board and its [...]

15 01, 2015

John calls for Government help for steel

2016-01-14T10:51:43+00:0015th January 2015|

John calls for Government help for steel MP John Healey has called on the Government to do more to help the South Yorkshire steel industry. He was speaking during a [...]

7 01, 2015

Increase in waiting times at Rotherham A&E

2016-01-14T10:51:48+00:007th January 2015|

Increase in waiting times at Rotherham A&E THERE has been a sharp increase in the number of Rotherham patients having to wait for more than four hours to be seen [...]

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