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Tougher sanctions needed against Putin – says Newcastle’s MP
22 Jul 2014
The Labour MP for Newcastle, Paul Farrelly, has called for tougher financial sanctions against Russia following the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 last week.
MP demands rethink of ‘callous’ cuts in funding lifeline for vulnerable people
14 Jul 2014
Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has condemned Staffordshire County Council for imposing ‘callous and short-sighted’ cuts on vulnerable people and has called for the decision to be reversed.
MP backs residents in fight to save Silverdale library
09 Jul 2014
Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly has pledged his support for residents protesting at plans by Staffordshire County Council to hand over the running of their village library to community volunteers.
Pupils in plea to MP over open cast coal plans
07 Jul 2014
Campaigning school children have written to Newcastle MP Paul Farrelly to add their voices in protest against plans for an open cast coal mine on farmland near their school.
MP urges health chiefs to rethink cost-cutting plans to cut free hearing aids
20 Jun 2014
Health chiefs in North Staffordshire have been urged to reconsider their plans to cut funding for the provision of hearing aids for people with mild to moderate hearing loss.
County Council condemned as budget cut forces closure of school swimming pool
19 Jun 2014
Staffordshire County Council has been accused of forcing the closure of a popular school swimming pool by rushing ahead with budget cuts without listening to the people who use it.
‘Sorry’ the hardest word for Home Secretary over passport chaos
12 Jun 2014
Newcastle’s MP Paul Farrelly today called for compensation for people whose holidays or travel had been ruined by the current shambles at the Passport Office.
Queen’s Speech too ‘timid’ on low pay and job insecurity – Newcastle’s MP
12 Jun 2014
Government plans in the Queen’s Speech over job exploitation are a ‘missed opportunity to truly tackle low pay and insecurity’ Newcastle’s Labour MP Paul Farrelly told Business Secretary Vince Cable in the House of Commons.
Shadow Education Secretary visits Blackfriars in Newcastle to listen to concerns of special schools
09 Jun 2014
Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State Tristram Hunt made the short trip from his Stoke Central constituency to visit Blackfriars School in Newcastle, alongside local MP Paul Farrelly, to listen to special school pupils’ concerns about planned education reforms.
Taxpayers count the cost as County Council forks out £2.6 million for pothole damage
06 May 2014
More than £2.6 million has been paid out in compensation to drivers and pedestrians across Staffordshire in recent years because of damage caused by the county’s deteriorating roads and pavements.
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