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Government boosts police ranks in Derbyshire

Derbyshire is set for a huge boost in police numbers as part of the Government’s wider commitment to recruit 20,000 new officers across England and Wales by 2022-23.

Queen’s Speech 2019 – A roadmap for a brighter future

Her Majesty the Queen has today (Monday 14th October 2019) officially opened the new session of Parliament, delivering a speech setting out the Government’s legislative programme for the forthcoming year.

Erewash MP Maggie Throup welcomed the speech, saying:

Maggie backs ‘landmark’ Domestic Abuse Bill

Yesterday (Wednesday 2nd October 2019), the Domestic Abuse Bill passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons with the support of Erewash MP Maggie Throup, who is campaigning to strengthen the law around the parental responsibility of victims of domestic abuse.

STATEMENT: Thomas Cook

Maggie Throup MP, Member of Parliament has released the following statement regarding The Thomas Cook Group:

Maggie appointed as a Government Whip

Number 10 Downing Street has today (19th September 2019) confirmed that Her Majesty the Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Maggie Throup MP, Member of Parliament for Erewash, as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury).

Victory as planned Badger Cull halted in Derbyshire

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has claimed victory following the announcement by The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs that a licence for a badger culling across Derbyshire will not now be granted by her Department.