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22 12, 2016

How to get help over Christmas

2016-12-22T15:19:04+00:0022nd December 2016|

John Healey MPs office will close at 5pm on Thursday December 22 and reopen at 9am Tuesday 3 January 2017. During this time, the following information may be helpful. Hot meals [...]

22 12, 2016

John challenges location of HS2 consultation event

2017-01-18T13:14:02+00:0022nd December 2016|

Rotherham MPs have slammed HS2 bosses for the location of the Bramley consultation event – because it’s in Thurcroft. The Government has recently announced a consultation until March on the [...]

22 12, 2016

John thanks local postmen and women at Christmas

2016-12-22T13:56:19+00:0022nd December 2016|

John Healey MP visited Manvers Delivery Office to thank local postmen and women for their hard work during Royal Mail's busiest period. He saw first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas [...]

24 11, 2016

Months of pressure pay off for Wentworth Woodhouse

2017-03-28T09:37:42+01:0024th November 2016|

The Chancellor Philip Hammond made a special announcement in the Autumn Statement, granting £7.6 million to help rescue and restore Wentworth Woodhouse. The news gives the full go-ahead to plans [...]

18 11, 2016

HS2 Consultations

2016-11-18T16:21:31+00:0018th November 2016|

Consultations on the latest HS2 route are now open, and will continue until March 2017. Please use the links below to submit your views.   HS2 Crewe to Manchester, West [...]

15 11, 2016

Disappointment at latest HS2 plans

2016-11-15T12:59:40+00:0015th November 2016|

John Healey has vowed to keep pushing for an HS2 station at Meadowhall, despite the Government’s backing of a spur line to Sheffield station. Responding to the news, he said: [...]

7 11, 2016

John Healey celebrates British Pub Week

2016-11-15T10:38:18+00:007th November 2016|

John Healey paid tribute to British boozers as part of British Pub Week celebrations. He attended an event at the Red Lion pub in Westminster, along with other MPs, peers, [...]

22 08, 2016

Memo to the minister

2016-08-22T12:40:19+01:0022nd August 2016|

While Westminster has been preoccupied with the political consequences of the historic Brexit vote, what really matters is the policy response, and in particular how government chooses to deal with [...]

7 07, 2016

John ‘confident’ of speciality steels sale

2016-10-06T14:31:12+01:007th July 2016|

Reacting to the news that Tata Steel plans to go ahead with the sale of its speciality steel operations separate from other parts of the business, John Healey said: “Tata’s [...]

27 06, 2016

Resignation from the Shadow Cabinet

2016-07-06T16:03:50+01:0027th June 2016|

Following a meeting with Jeremy Corbyn on 27 June, John made the decision to resign as Shadow Secretary of State for Housing and Planning. Here, you can read the letter [...]

24 06, 2016

Voters back Brexit

2016-07-06T17:00:22+01:0024th June 2016|

In a historic move, the UK voted to leave the European Union by a slim majority of 52 to 48%. Responding to the outcome, John said: "I campaigned hard, alongside [...]

17 06, 2016

Relaunch of ambitious community hub

2016-07-06T16:03:10+01:0017th June 2016|

On 17 June John visited the High Street Centre in Rawmarsh to mark its relaunch. Due to the success of the local project it is now expanding its services and is [...]

16 06, 2016

A tribute to Jo Cox

2016-07-06T16:08:30+01:0016th June 2016|

On the 16th of June Jo Cox was killed in her constituency of Batley and Spen. It was a deeply shocking and desperately sad moment. In the wake of the terrible news, [...]

6 05, 2016

John hails local election results

2016-07-06T17:01:48+01:006th May 2016|

Labour did well in May's all-out local elections, retaining 48 seats and a substantial majority. John hailed the results, saying afterwards: “It has been a tough fight for Labour in Rotherham [...]

26 04, 2016

Dearne students host question time

2016-07-06T17:18:13+01:0026th April 2016|

Over 100 Dearne Valley students grilled John on a range of political issues from the NHS to Isis as he took questions from young people during a visit to the local [...]

14 04, 2016

Yorkshire Bank announces branch closures

2016-07-07T13:32:46+01:0014th April 2016|

Following the announcement that Yorkshire Bank plans to close 9 branches in Yorkshire, John urged the CEO to reconsider shutting the Parkgate, Rotherham branch. In a letter to David Duffy, [...]

17 03, 2016

John’s reaction to the Budget 2016

2016-07-12T11:21:56+01:0017th March 2016|

The Chancellor’s silence on housing in the Budget was a “huge let-down,” after “five years of failure,” John said. With homelessness on the rise and a generation of young people [...]

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