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20 12, 2019

Help over Christmas and New Year

2019-12-20T13:16:54+00:0020th December 2019|

John Healey MP’s office will close on Friday 20 December 2019 and reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020. During this time, the following information may be helpful. Hot meals and [...]

24 10, 2019

Brexit update – 24 September 2019

2019-10-24T10:44:47+01:0024th October 2019|

I understand how much people want a resolution to Brexit. After three years of debate and division, we all want to move on and fix the big challenges facing areas [...]

4 10, 2019

John makes submission to HS2 review

2020-06-12T10:36:25+01:004th October 2019|

John has contributed to a joint submission with local MP colleagues Ed Miliband and Kevin Barron to the Oakervee Review into HS2. John has a number of serious concerns about [...]

23 09, 2019

John champions housing innovations

2019-09-23T11:51:30+01:0023rd September 2019|

MP John Healey champions Rotherham and other Labour councils for tackling the housing crisis. This week Mr Healey, MP for Wentworth & Dearne and Labour’s shadow housing secretary published a [...]

19 09, 2019

Brexit update

2019-09-19T14:29:56+01:0019th September 2019|

The government’s ‘Yellowhammer’ report last week showed in stark terms what a ‘no deal’ Brexit would look like – food price hikes, medicine shortages, business closures and chaos crossing the [...]

1 08, 2019

Brexit update – 31 July 2019

2019-08-01T15:08:32+01:001st August 2019|

Britain has been in limbo for the last three months while the Conservatives dumped Theresa May and have now elected Boris Johnson. He was picked by 160 000 Tory party [...]

11 07, 2019

Next step for safe route to school campaign

2019-07-16T12:24:16+01:0011th July 2019|

BARNSLEY’S transport chief has pledged to review road safety on Doncaster Road after a campaign by school pupils and their MP. Dearne MP John Healey arranged for Paul Castle to [...]

9 07, 2019

John pledges to end leasehold scandal

2019-07-16T11:52:24+01:009th July 2019|

MP John Healey says Labour will end the leasehold scandal, which has led to unexpected bills for Dearne home buyers. This week Mr Healey, MP for Wentworth & Dearne and [...]

8 07, 2019

John revisits thriving business hub

2019-07-16T12:20:54+01:008th July 2019|

A HUB for small businesses is thriving just two years after opening. MP John Healey was invited to Dearne Valley Business Centre in Wath to hear about its success and [...]

10 06, 2019

Labour urges removal of Grenfell-style cladding

2019-06-12T15:23:29+01:0010th June 2019|

In the week of the two-year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, Labour’s Shadow Housing Secretary, John Healey MP is urging the Government to set a new ultimatum for private [...]

28 05, 2019

John backs UK Steel Charter

2019-05-28T13:40:36+01:0028th May 2019|

John Healey MP has signed the UK Steel Charter, which aims to boost the amount of UK-produced steel in construction and infrastructure projects. The MP, whose constituency covers the Aldwarke [...]

23 05, 2019

John’s bid for school road safety scheme

2019-05-28T13:37:02+01:0023rd May 2019|

MP John Healey is backing school children in a bid to make the road safer outside Goldthorpe Primary. John met school councillors who told him they didn’t feel safe crossing [...]

8 05, 2019

Spike in demand at Rotherham food banks

2019-05-08T14:13:38+01:008th May 2019|

NEW figures obtained by MP John Healey show the number of food bank parcels given out in Rotherham has increased by more than 50 per cent in just two years. [...]

3 05, 2019

Brexit update – 3 May 2019

2019-05-03T15:26:13+01:003rd May 2019|

It’s been a frustrating fortnight in Parliament, with little sign of any action from a Government paralysed by its own deep divisions. My top priority remains securing a good Brexit [...]

12 04, 2019

John calls for miners’ pension scheme review

2019-04-30T14:34:29+01:0012th April 2019|

The Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme should be reviewed urgently, MP John Healey has told the Chancellor. The 1994 arrangement saw the UK Government agree to guarantee pensions in return for a [...]

5 04, 2019

Steel jobs at risk from no-deal Brexit

2019-04-05T11:05:16+01:005th April 2019|

MP John Healey has called for Government action after a new warning that a no-deal Brexit would put South Yorkshire steel jobs at risk immediately. He said UK Steel, which [...]

2 04, 2019

Brexit update – 2 April 2019

2019-04-02T16:09:55+01:002nd April 2019|

Government is gridlocked. Parliament is struggling to find common ground. Business is beset by the risks. And people are getting anxious and angry. The public rightly expected Britain to leave [...]

20 03, 2019

Brexit Update 20th March 2019

2019-03-20T17:07:54+00:0020th March 2019|

The public rightly expected an orderly Brexit on 29 March – after all, the Government has had two years to sort out arrangements. They’ve failed. Instead we now have national [...]

1 03, 2019

Brexit update – 1 March 2019

2019-03-01T17:19:35+00:001st March 2019|

Theresa May has now promised a vote on the Government’s Brexit deal in December, January, February and March. But she has put it to the test only once (in January), [...]

1 02, 2019

Brexit Latest

2019-02-01T12:52:51+00:001st February 2019|

31 January 2019 For two years I’ve reported that Brexit overshadows all else in politics; for the last two months it has overwhelmed Parliament’s attention. Earlier this month I voted [...]

16 01, 2019

Brexit update

2019-01-16T14:51:32+00:0016th January 2019|

16 January 2019 I wanted to let you have an immediate update on events in the House of Commons this week. Last night I voted against the Government because it [...]

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