Local News

Motives questioned over public meeting

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has questioned the motives behind the hastily-arranged public meeting about Corporation Road traffic, organised by a Labour Councillor just weeks before the Borough elections which take place on 2nd May.

Maggie calls for action to secure Britain’s future energy supply

This week, Erewash MP Maggie Throup contributed to an important Parliamentary debate about Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) and called on the Government to step up its support for this type of innovative nuclear technology being developed by UK firms, include Derby-based Rolls Royce.

STATEMENT - Substance Abuse & Community Safety

In recent days I have been contacted by a number of local residents regarding the Ilkeston Winter Shelter, and more specifically concerns about substance abuse in our town.

Maggie backs Finn’s Law

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash, has given her unwavering support for the Animal Welfare Bill, more commonly known as Finn’s Law, as it continues to progress through Parliament.

MP encouraging more women to take up cervical cancer screening

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash is encouraging more women to take up the screening for cervical cancer. At a recent meeting in Parliament, Maggie was able to find out the ‘facts and figures’ about the benefits of screening.

MP’s Calendar Design Winners announced

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash set a challenge for children to design her 2019 calendar to be sent to households across Erewash and had a hard decision to make when choosing the winner.