Welcome to my website

I am really proud to have represented the people of Newcastle in Parliament for the last fourteen 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 slams government’s £30 billion ‘smash and grab’ on women’s pensions
02 Feb 2016

Newcastle’s Labour MP, Paul Farrelly, has added his voice to the chorus of criticism over the government’s raid on women’s pensions, worth £30 billion to the Treasury’s coffers.
Newcastle MP launches consultation on EU membership with local employers
28 Jan 2016

Paul Farrelly, Labour’s MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, has launched a consultation on Britain’s membership of the European Union with the local business community.
Government abandons less well-off students with grants-to-loans, says Newcastle MP
14 Jan 2016

?Government plans to abolish university grants for students from less well-off backgrounds have been condemned as ‘unfair and undemocratic’ by Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.
Campaigners celebrate as opencast site is dropped from County plan
18 Dec 2015

Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly has paid tribute to community campaigners whose defiant protests have helped to lift the threat of coal mining facing a 200-acre area of countryside at Great Oak in the local village of Bignall End.
Commons vote on air strikes against ISIL
07 Dec 2015

Last week the House of Commons voted in favour of extending the British air strikes being carried out against ISIL in Iraq to Syria - you can read Paul's letter to constituents on this issue here.
MP joins in tributes as Apedale park is shortlisted for top national award
27 Nov 2015

Picturesque Apedale Country Park in Newcastle has earned the praise of local MP Paul Farrelly after being shortlisted in the finals of a nationwide competition to find the best park in Britain.

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