HS2 Consultation deadline extension confirmed for Erewash residents

It has been confirmed that residents living in Erewash will now have until Monday 7th January 2019 to submit their responses to the public consultation on HS2’s working draft Environmental Statement for Phase 2b Public Consultation via local MP Maggie Throup.


Following this evening’s confidence vote in the Leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party, Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash has issued the following statement:

I am delighted with the result of this evening’s confidence vote in the Prime Minister.

Maggie plants Commonwealth Canopy

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash was joined by members of ‘Friends of Victoria Park’ to plant five trees as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project.

MP urges older people In Erewash to get Flu Jab

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has joined England’s Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Medical Officer in urging residents aged 65 and over to take up their free NHS flu vaccination before winter sets in.

Children run a mile with Maggie

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash, joined pupils at Ladywood Primary School in Kirk Hallam to run their ‘Daily Mile’ with them.

Radio Link scheme praised by Minister

Victoria Atkins, Home Minister visited Long Eaton recently, to meet with the Erewash Partnership and local police to discuss the Radio Link scheme that is helping to keep Erewash’s high streets safe.

“A Budget for all” says Maggie

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has welcomed the 2018 Budget and praised the Chancellor’s “optimistic yet sensible approach to the nation’s finances”.

Key measures contained with the Budget Statement delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP included: 

Maggie welcomes winter social care funding

The Government has announced how much additional funding local authorities in England will receive to ease pressures over winter thanks to our balanced approach to the economy, including £3,627,306 for Derbyshire County Council.