Maggie Throup MP: Are you Erewash’s Best Small Shop?

Local MP Maggie Throup is calling on small shopkeepers from across Erewash to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.


Maggie Throup MP, Member of Parliament for Erewash has released the following statement regarding Ilkeston Community Hospital and the wider health economy across Erewash:


Erewash MP Maggie Throup is asking local schools and community groups across Erewash to come forward with proposals of where to plant five new trees that have been donated by the Woodland Trust as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy Scheme.

Maggie welcomes multi-million pound ambulance investment

Local MP Maggie Throup has welcomed the announcement of £4,992,000 to improve ambulance services across the East Midlands.

The funding is part of £36.3 million of sustainability and transformation partnership (STP) funding announced by the Health Minister Stephen Barclay.

Labour has misled the public over local hospital

Erewash MP Maggie Throup has moved to reassure local residents over the future provision of services at Ilkeston Community Hospital, and has spoken of her anger at attempts by Labour to unduly cause alarm.

New Footbridge at Bennerley boosts Viaduct Project

The opening of the new railway footbridge over the Midland Main Line will give visitors and local people much improved access to the magnificent 19th century wrought iron Bennerley Viaduct.

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.