Lobbying Act consultation

January 23rd, 2015
Lobbying Act

Stephen held a consultation event in Liverpool with charities, voluntary organisations and campaigners to hear their views on the Lobbying Act. The event was hosted by Local Solutions with over 30 charities and organisations attending and discussing their experience of …

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Addaction in Croxteth

January 23rd, 2015
Addaction

Stephen recently visited Addaction in Croxteth. Addaction is one of the UK’s largest specialist drug and alcohol charities and believes that effective treatment needs to be tailored to each individual. The charity manages more than 120 services in 80 locations …

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Liverpool Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre

January 13th, 2015
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Last week Stephen visited the Liverpool Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital. The adult cystic fibrosis centre provides care for over 300 adult patients living in Liverpool and the surrounding North West region. Cystic Fibrosis affects …

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Congratulations to St Cecilia’s!

January 12th, 2015
St Cecilia's

Congratulations to St Cecilia’s Junior school in Tuebrook! For the first time it now has its own kitchen to prepare meals for students. Before the installation of the kitchen, pupils were taken to nearby St Cecilia’s Infants school for meal …

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Stephen lights Holocaust Memorial candle

January 9th, 2015
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Yesterday Stephen lit a memorial candle at Liverpool Town Hall in the run up to Holocaust Memorial Day on 27th January. The candle is one of 70. There are 70 candles as this year marks the 70th Anniversary of the …

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Stephen’s Bedroom Tax speech

December 18th, 2014
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Stephen Twigg (Liverpool, West Derby) (Lab/Co-op): When the Minister spoke at the beginning of the debate, he accused the Labour party of contriving to scare. I have to say to him that that is a gross insult to my constituents, who feel …

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Stephen’s latest MerseyMart column

November 25th, 2014
Stephen speaking in Parliament

Last week was Road Safety Week – organised by the fantastic “Brake” charity. Every day in the UK an average of 5 people are killed and 61 seriously injured on our roads. Campaigning organisations like Brake and Roadpeace do a …

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Liverpool to Oxbridge Collaborative meets for the first time

November 17th, 2014
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Stephen is keen to ensure that young people in his constituency are given support and access to opportunities that will enhance their job prospects and life experiences. With this in mind Stephen met with local schools to discuss plans on …

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St Margaret’s commemorate WWI

November 17th, 2014
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Last Friday Stephen visited St Margaret’s CE Primary School in Tuebrook. Stephen wanted to congratulate staff and students on their recent Ofsted inspection. Stephen was also able to hear about the school’s commemoration of the centenary of World War I. …

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Stephen’s latest MerseyMart column

November 14th, 2014
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Today we remember the veterans who have lost their lives in wars over the past 100 years. November 11th was chosen as Remembrance Day as it was the date in 1918 which saw an armistice between the two sides in …

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