Local News

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.

Maggie welcomes further investment at Ilkeston Community Hospital

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash has welcomed the announcement from the Department of Health and Social Care that over £6m has been allocated to the Royal Derby Hospital for the development of orthopaedic and endoscopy services, with some of this being invested at Ilkeston Communit

Maggie confirms Erewash Jobs Clinics’ details

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash is pleased to announce that she is organising two Jobs Clinics in April. These are open to job seekers, with aim to boost their job hunting skills.

The Jobs Clinics will be held at the following venues: