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28 Apr 2014


'Higher university tuition fees a disaster' - Paul Farrelly MP
19 Apr 2014


A combined veterans team from Newcastle and newly promoted Trentham were pipped at the post by a Parliamentary rugby squad, organised by local MP Paul Farrelly, this week in a hard-fought encounter at Twickenham stadium.
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.
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.
30 Oct 2013


MPs on the House of Commons Culture Media & Sport Select Committee today urged the national and local press to halt their delaying tactics and embrace the proper, independent self-regulation set out in last year’s Leveson report.
29 Sep 2013


Families across Newcastle this weekend welcomed Labour’s emphasis on tackling the high cost of living and falling household incomes following leader Ed Miliband’s impressive speech to the Party’s annual conference in Brighton.
25 Sep 2013


The House of Commons Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee has condemned the Government for allowing search giant Google too much sway over moves to relax UK copyright laws, risking the success of the country’s £36 billion a year creative industries.
04 Sep 2013


Paul Farrelly, Newcastle’s Labour MP, has launched a stinging attack on the government’s proposed lobbying reforms as a retrograde step that would muzzle charities, trades unions and critics of the coalition in the run-up to the general election.
26 Jun 2013


Paul Farrelly, Newcastle’s Labour MP, confronted Chancellor George Osborne over the damaging impact of further 10% government cuts on local councils, services and community groups during today’s latest government Spending Review.
26 Jun 2013


Paul Farrelly, Labour Member of Parliament for Newcastle, has given a stark warning to the government over the potential impact of the proposed new High Speed Rail network on local services from the mainline station at Stoke-on-Trent.
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