Westminster News

Maggie speaks out for Autism Awareness

During a parliamentary debate to celebrate World Autism Awareness Week, Member of Parliament for Erewash Maggie Throup highlighted some of the practical issues affecting local residents.

Maggie Fights for Action on Community Transport

This week local MP Maggie Throup held a debate in Parliament to highlight the value of Community Transport and called on Derbyshire County Council to give a “stay of execution” to Community Transport organistions across the county, including in Erewash, who face losing their funding from next year.

Daesh (Syria) Statement

This evening, after a difficult battle between my head and my heart, I have taken the decision to vote to support the motion to extend airstrikes exclusively against Daesh in Syria.

Maggie says "be vigilant"

During the Prime Minister's statement to Members of Parliament on Thursday morning about ISIL and his strategy to extend air strikes from Iraq into Syria, Erewash's MP Maggie Throup questioned the Prime Minister about the current terrorist threat to our local towns and cities.