Cold Weather Payments Triggered

Cold weather payments across Erewash have been triggered due to the persistent cold weather. £25 will be paid to eligible residents for the period 24th February to 2nd March as the weather has been recorded at zero degrees or below for seven consecutive days.

Maggie launches Jobs Clinic Initiative

In a further attempt to help boost employment levels locally, Erewash MP Maggie Throup has announced plans to launch two Jobs Clinics in Cotmanhay and Petersham.

New Funding signals Revolution in Brain Cancer Research

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has welcome news of a new £45 million partnership between the Department of Health and Social Care and Cancer Research UK, which is set to revolutionise Brain tumour research in the UK.


After a five month campaign during which Erewash MP Maggie Throup took the issue to the very top of Government, Derbyshire County Council has today announced that Hazelwood Care Home in Cotmanhay will remain open indefinitely until a brand new facility is built for the community.

Maggie Appointed PPS to Health & Social Care Ministers

Erewash Member of Parliament Maggie Throup has been appointed as the Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Ministers in the Department of Health and Social Care.

Maggie was first elected as an MP in 2015 and comfortably held her seat in the General Election in June last year.

STATEMENT: NHS Winter Pressures

Maggie Throup MP, Member of Parliament for Erewash and Member of The Health Select Committee has released the following statement regarding NHS winter pressures.

A number of residents have contacted me about the NHS and I thought it would be helpful to send an update for everyone.

Maggie Launches Kind Coats Campaign

Erewash MP Maggie Throup is calling for donations of coats to help those who are less fortunate in our community to keep warm this winter.

Budget victory on STP funding

Erewash MP and Health Select Committee Member Maggie Throup has claimed victory after the Chancellor announced an extra £2.6 Billion in his Autumn Budget to support the NHS’s Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs).