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Maggie signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly

Maggie supports Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash, is supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust’s call for action to increase cervical screening uptake rates.  Cervical screening uptake is now at a 19-year low, and more women each year are being diagnosed with cervical cancer.

Maggie slams social care services in Derbyshire

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has today slammed as “shameful” social care services provided by Labour-led Derbyshire County Council, and has called on Theresa May to instigate an urgent review of the authority during the weekly session of Prime Minister Questions.

MP Calls for Code-breaker Memorial

Following the sad news that local philanthropist and World War Two codebreaker, Rolf Noskwith had passed away, Erewash MP has called for a lasting memorial in Parliament to recognise the pioneering work of the men and women of Bletchley Park.

MP Backs Community Radio

In a debate in Parliament, local MP Maggie Throup has backed the move for community radio stations to be part of the DAB network. Currently inhibited by astronomical costs, community radio stations such as Erewash Sound are too often restricted in their coverage.

Erewash MP welcomes funds to fix potholes

Local MP Maggie Throup has welcomed the news that Derbyshire road-users will benefit from a dedicated £1,462,000 pothole fund, which will keep the county moving. 

Maggie pledges her support for Dementia Friends

Local MP Maggie Throup has pledged her support for Dementia Friends during a recent meeting of the Long Eaton Women's Institute.

During the evening Members of the WI where given an insight into the vital work of the volunteers who support people living with Dementia.