Welcome to my website

I am really proud to have represented the people of Newcastle in Parliament for the last twelve years.
When I was elected in 2001, I was  the first MP here for well over a century actually to have been
born and bred in our town. Since then, I have tried my best to help with the issues that matter to you,
be it national policy, local projects or individual concerns.

I hope this website gives a flavour of that work, as well as being a useful guide to our local community.
If you have any comments, or any issues you want to raise, please just get in touch – and likewise if
you want your local group, project or event highlighted here.

Best wishes

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From Newcastle, for Newcastle

MP presses Government and UK Coal to shelve open cast coal plans for Bignall End
11 Apr 2014

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has called on Energy Minister Michael Fallon and the Chief Executive of cash-strapped UK Coal to scrap plans for a controversial opencast coal mine at Great Oak in the village of Bignall End in his constituency.
Osborne throws pension caution to the wind for Budget headlines
24 Mar 2014

In last week’s Budget, after a series of gaffes in previous years, the Chancellor waited right until the end of his speech to lob a large brick into Britain’s pensions pond, creating waves that might yet do more harm than good.
MP calls for improvements in thrombosis services
14 Mar 2014

Paul Farrelly, Newcastle’s Labour MP, has added his voice to calls for better awareness and improved management of thrombosis - a major cause of strokes and heart attacks in the UK.
Newcastle’s MP backs ‘demo’ against Staffordshire youth service cuts
13 Feb 2014

Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has warned that a radical shake-up of youth services in Staffordshire could result in the closure of youth centres, wide-ranging job losses and an end to the funding of key community projects.
Staffordshire libraries face £1.5 million cuts in Tory U-turn
11 Feb 2014

Libraries across Staffordshire are bracing themselves for £1.5 million plus of cuts over the next three years, as the County’s Conservative Council drops its commitment against closures.

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