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New Footbridge at Bennerley boosts Viaduct Project

The opening of the new railway footbridge over the Midland Main Line will give visitors and local people much improved access to the magnificent 19th century wrought iron Bennerley Viaduct.

Maggie welcomes boost for Construction Workers

Recent figures show that the latest wages in the Construction industry are £92 a week higher than they were in May 2010. 

These figures are a welcome boost for the 2250 plumbers, joiners and builders across Erewash. 

Maggie holds Derbyshire PCC to account over spending

During a recent session of questions to the Prime Minister, Erewash MP Maggie Throup highlighted a story first published by the Derby Telegraph which uncovered the fact that Labour’s Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire is to spend over £90,000 of taxpayer’s money on recruiting two additi

Maggie exposes Labour over school funding

The Minister for Education, The Rt. Hon. Nick Gibb, has confirmed that schools in Erewash will receive a five percent increase in funding under the new National Funding Formula and has praised local MP Maggie Throup for bring a “dose of reality” to a recent Commons debate on the issue.

Maggie backs ‘Dying to Work’ campaign

On Tuesday 17th April in Westminster, Erewash MP Maggie Throup made a commitment, by signing the TUC ‘Dying to Work’ charter, to support and protect any of their employees who become terminally ill.