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05 Dec 2014


Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has slated the scandal-hit Royal Bank of Scotland over the alleged mis-selling of a complicated financial product to local business DK Motorcycles, which cost the firm well over £1/2 million in extra interest and penalty charges.
24 Nov 2014


It’s head above the parapet – hopefully, not on a pike – time. Unfashionable in the current climate it may be, but I want to raise two cheers, at least, for Parliament in the last week.
07 Nov 2014


A campaign is under way to save a popular post office at Keele University which is facing closure under controversial plans which would downgrade the services provided and reclassify it as a ‘local’ branch.
05 Nov 2014


The capital is getting an unfair slice of funding for the arts, subsidised unacceptably by taxpayers and lottery-players from the rest of the country, the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has concluded in its latest report, published today.
31 Oct 2014


Newcastle's Labour MP Paul Farrelly handed over a petition signed by more than 1,500 people who are campaigning for the restoration of Chesterton’s war memorial
22 Oct 2014


A stronger framework of regulation with tougher legal penalties for offenders and improved surveillance powers for councils is needed to tackle waste dumping in the countryside, says Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly.
10 Sep 2014


Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has branded Staffordshire’s plans to shut 44 of its children’s centres as ‘shockingly cynical’ and its record of support for youngsters in need as an ‘extraordinary catalogue of failure’.
04 Sep 2014


A team of life-saving volunteers have earned the praise of Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly after declaring their commitment to the Borough by moving to new premises in the town.
20 Aug 2014


Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly joined young people from Staffordshire and Germany in a wreath- laying ceremony at the war memorial at Cannock Chase today as part of events locally to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.
25 Jul 2014


A group of ex-servicemen have enlisted the support of Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly in their campaign to save a village war memorial from falling victim to disrepair and neglect.
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