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23 02, 2024

Commons vote on the war in Gaza

2024-02-23T11:49:45+00:0023rd February 2024|

As you may know, Parliament passed Labour's amendment calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and for a pathway to long-term peace. You can read the full text of [...]

23 01, 2024

Painting highlights veterans’ challenges

2024-01-23T15:20:20+00:0023rd January 2024|

A painting presented to John Healey by a Rotherham based veterans group aims to highlight the struggles of military veterans across the country. A print copy of “The Thousand Yard [...]

17 11, 2023

Ongoing conflict in Gaza

2023-11-17T14:18:11+00:0017th November 2023|

Since the brutal acts of terror committed by Hamas, which killed 1,200 innocent civilians in Israel including young children, we’ve all seen the deepening humanitarian crisis unfolding in Gaza. The [...]

21 06, 2023

Listening to veterans across Rotherham

2023-06-21T09:59:12+01:0021st June 2023|

John Healey MP and Jake Richards held a joint Veterans Voice event in Bramley. The Shadow Defence Secretary and Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Rother Valley listened to the concerns of [...]

13 11, 2022

Remembrance Sunday

2022-11-15T12:05:46+00:0013th November 2022|

On this Remembrance Sunday, we pause to thank those like D-Day veteran Joe Cattini, who've served valiantly in our Armed Forces to defend our country. But above all, we remember [...]

10 11, 2022

Help 4 Homeless Veterans

2022-11-10T16:44:32+00:0010th November 2022|

Help 4 Homeless Veterans invited me to take a look at the work they do across South Yorkshire. The Charity is based on Regent Street South in Barnsley and offers [...]

17 08, 2022

British Army recruits drop by 28% in Yorkshire

2022-08-17T12:13:03+01:0017th August 2022|

New Government figures have revealed that British Army recruits have dropped by 28% in Yorkshire and the Humber - as Conservatives push ahead with further cuts of 10,000 troops to [...]

5 03, 2022

Ukraine Crisis

2022-08-04T12:05:06+01:005th March 2022|

Over the last few weeks the world has changed. We have all watched in horror as almost two thousand miles away, in Ukraine, a country full of people going about [...]

4 03, 2022

Support for Ukraine from Wath

2022-08-04T12:05:57+01:004th March 2022|

John called in to see Nicola Drew and Maggie Warren from Wath who have set up the Support Ukraine Rotherham group on Facebook. They've been inundated with donations from people [...]

3 03, 2022

John speaks on Ukraine in Parliament

2022-08-04T12:07:45+01:003rd March 2022|

I spoke in Parliament recently regarding the situation in Ukraine. The UK is united in condemnation of Putin’s invasion of a sovereign democratic country, in support of heroic Ukrainian resistance [...]

25 02, 2022

Ukraine crisis

2022-08-04T12:08:14+01:0025th February 2022|

                President Putin has launched a war in Europe. His attack on Ukraine is an attack on democracy and a grave violation of [...]

23 07, 2021

John wants to hear from nuclear test veterans

2021-07-23T15:42:54+01:0023rd July 2021|

Nuclear test veterans and families, L to R, Alan Owen, Laura Morris, John Morris, Jacqueline Purse and Steve Purse. Picture David Dyson. John has urged nuclear test veterans [...]

24 06, 2021

John launches veterans survey

2021-06-24T16:25:52+01:0024th June 2021|

Wentworth & Dearne MP and shadow defence secretary John Healey has launched a national survey of veterans, and is encouraging local veterans, charities and support groups to share their views. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

16 01, 2018

MP’s win over new housing law

2018-01-16T14:06:10+00:0016th January 2018|

South Yorkshire MP John Healey is set to win a two-year fight to protect renters from unsafe homes. The Wentworth & Dearne MP and Shadow Housing Secretary is leading on [...]

25 10, 2017

John to challenge cuts to supported housing

2017-10-25T13:26:26+01:0025th October 2017|

Labour will lead a debate on government funding changes which are set to close supported housing schemes. Such schemes help thousands of vulnerable people including the homeless, elderly people, veterans [...]

28 07, 2017

Coalfields tackles housing shortage

2017-07-28T15:44:33+01:0028th July 2017|

Work has started on 10 new affordable homes in Goldthorpe, after a £1m investment from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust. Two derelict properties will be demolished and replaced with two-bedroom homes, [...]

21 06, 2017

John’s response to the Grenfell Tower fire

2017-06-21T10:01:06+01:0021st June 2017|

This is a tragedy that should never have happened and has shocked the whole country. Our first priority must be to ensure those who are affected by the fire are [...]

27 04, 2017

Local Housing Innovations: the best of Labour in power

2017-04-27T13:17:58+01:0027th April 2017|

John has published a report showing how Labour councils across the country are demonstrating Labour priorities to meet housing need, support mixed communities and give working people the chance to fulfil [...]

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 [...]

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