Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • 150 million pounds on offer as Alex encourages Erasmus applications

    February 23rd, 2018 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on 150 million pounds on offer as Alex encourages Erasmus applications

    A record amount of Erasmus+ funding is available for organisations in Stockton North, and Alex Cunningham MP is encouraging them to apply. Two deadlines are fast approaching – one for education and training partnerships, including school exchanges, and one on activities in the youth sector. Erasmus+ funding enables UK participants to go abroad, study, work, […]

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  • Alex pledges support to ban electric shock collars

    February 22nd, 2018 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex pledges support to ban electric shock collars

    Stockton North MP, Alex Cunningham, today pledged to support to ban electric shock collars which can continuously shock a dog for 11 seconds. Dogs Trust calling on Government to ban sale of electric shock collars with #ShockinglyLegal campaign, with a revelation that a third of the public wrongly believe that shock collars are already illegal. […]

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  • Tees MPs seek reassurances over long-term future for Eaglescliffe Station’s ticket office and waiting room

    February 22nd, 2018 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Tees MPs seek reassurances over long-term future for Eaglescliffe Station’s ticket office and waiting room

    Stockton North MP, Alex Cunningham, and fellow Labour Tees MPs are seeking reassurances that the Eaglescliffe ticket office and waiting room will have a long-term future. This follows the announcement that Chester-le-Track – the company operating Eaglescliffe Station’s ticket office and waiting room for 18 years – will shut down at the end of March. […]

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  • NHS dentistry must not become a “Cinderella service”, insists Alex Cunningham

    NHS dentistry must not become a “Cinderella service”, insists Alex Cunningham

    February 20th, 2018 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on NHS dentistry must not become a “Cinderella service”, insists Alex Cunningham

    Stockton North MP, Alex Cunningham, has expressed concerns that NHS dentistry is becoming a ‘Cinderella service’, following announcements that Queensway Dental Clinic is the latest dentist to stop taking on NHS patients. The public were given the opportunity to voice their concerns about Queensway’s move at a meeting organised by Alex, and with representatives from […]

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  • Alex blasts Thorpe Thewles appeal decision as a “blatant disregard for local democracy”

    February 14th, 2018 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex blasts Thorpe Thewles appeal decision as a “blatant disregard for local democracy”

    Stockton North MP, Alex Cunningham, has slammed the decision by government inspectors to allow a 40-house development at Thorpe Thewles to go ahead, as a “blatant disregard of local democracy”. The decision, a result of an appeal lodged by the developers, was made by government planning inspectors on the grounds that such a development would […]

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