Sharon Hodgson MP

Working hard for Washington and Sunderland West.

Sharon in and around Washington and Sunderland West - some highlights

Sharon was privileged once again to join the Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Northumberland at this years' Remembrance Service at Washington Village.

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Out in force were local residents, The Royal British Legion, current Active and Ex-Serving Men and Women of the Armed Forces, Cadet Forces, Local Sunderland City Councillors, Full-time and Voluntary Emergency Services Organisations, Clergy , Charity and Voluntary Community Groups, Local Trades, Local Heritage Societies, Miners’ Banner Groups, and Scouts, Cubs, Guides and Brownies.

Along with placing a wreath to represent our national Parliament, Sharon was doubly-honoured to be asked to give a short speech at the beginning of the service in her capacity as Honorary President of the Washington Branch of the Royal British Legion.

Washington Village Remembrance service - 8 Nov 2015

Sharon was privileged once again to join the Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Northumberland at this years' Remembrance Service at Washington Village.   Out in force were local residents, The Royal British... Read more

Sharon joined ex-service men and women volunteer poppy sellers, who are giving up their time this month to raise money and awareness, for this year’s appeal, as well as representatives from The Rotary Club of Washington and Washington Athletic FC.

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Washington Athletic FC are affiliated with the Washington Branch of the Royal British Legion along with Usworth Army Cadets.

Sharon Hodgson MP Helps launch 2015 Poppy Appeal with the Royal British Legion

Sharon joined ex-service men and women volunteer poppy sellers, who are giving up their time this month to raise money and awareness, for this year’s appeal, as well as representatives... Read more

Lots of little feet descended upon the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead to celebrate 20 years of "Walk to School" - 7 October, 2015

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Sharon helps Blackfell Primary School celebrate 20 years of Walk to School at the Baltic in Gateshead

Lots of little feet descended upon the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead to celebrate 20 years of "Walk to School" - 7 October, 2015 Read more

Sharon Hodgson MP has written to the Chancellor George Osborne following a number of constituents' concerns over rumoured cuts to universal infant free school meals (UIFSM) in the Autumn Spending Review.

Sharon Hodgson MP and Roberta Blackman-Woods MP promoting Free School Meals

Sharon Hodgson MP (right) pictured here with fellow APPG School Food member and Vice-Chair Roberta Blackman-Woods MP, and Carrieanne Bishop, former Chair of LACA (left), supporting National School Meals Week "the great free school lunch - eating better together campaign" in Parliament in 2013.  Image copyright NSMW/LACA 2013.

Sharon Hodgson's letter to George Osborne following constituents' concerns over rumoured cuts to universal infant free school meals (UIFSM)

Sharon Hodgson MP has written to the Chancellor George Osborne following a number of constituents' concerns over rumoured cuts to universal infant free school meals (UIFSM) in the Autumn Spending... Read more

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Sharon Hodgson MP responds to constituents' concerns for the refugee crisis across Europe

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Sharon Hodgson meets with St John Ambulance volunteers, and the man whose life they saved.

Sharon Hodgson MP meets St John Ambulance volunteers in Washington

Pictured left to right: John Sharp (from Newcastle) - Emergency Transport Attendant, St John Ambulance; Sharon Hodgson; Mr Keith Richards (from Stanley) - driver AAH Pharmaceuticals, Gateshead; and Ryan Robson (from Sunderland) - Ambulance Team Leader, St John Ambulance.

Sharon meets St John Ambulance Volunteers for "Save a Life September" demonstration in Matalan Washington - and a man whose life they saved

Sharon Hodgson meets with St John Ambulance volunteers, and the man whose life they saved. Pictured left to right: John Sharp (from Newcastle) - Emergency Transport Attendant, St John Ambulance;... Read more

Sharon Hodgson has visited the CAB's new pop-up shop in the Galleries in Washington.

Sharon Hodgson visits new CAB pop-up shop in the Galleries in Washington

Left to right: Denise Irving (Manager, Citizens Advice Sunderland); Sharon Hodgson MP; Jenny Beavis (from the Galleries Centre Management Team); and Chris Graham (Chair, Citizens Advice Sunderland).

Sharon Hodgson visits new CAB Pop-up shop at the Galleries in Washington

Sharon Hodgson has visited the CAB's new pop-up shop in the Galleries in Washington. Left to right: Denise Irving (Manager, Citizens Advice Sunderland); Sharon Hodgson MP; Jenny Beavis (from the... Read more

Sharon Hodgson MP responds to constituents' concerns over Rob Marris' Assisted Dying Bill 2015-16

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Sharon Hodgson MP responds to constituents' concerns over the Assisted Dying Bill 2015-16

Sharon Hodgson MP responds to constituents' concerns over Rob Marris' Assisted Dying Bill 2015-16 Read more

Sharon went along to meet with Gary Collin, General Manager of the Nissan Sports and Leisure Complex to hear about their exciting Washington Football Club “Community Family Festival” event on Sunday August 9th 2015.

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Washington FC Community Family Festival 2015 - Nissan Sports and Leisure Complex

Sharon went along to meet with Gary Collin, General Manager of the Nissan Sports and Leisure Complex to hear about their exciting Washington Football Club “Community Family Festival” event on... Read more

Sharon Hodgson MP hits out at Government over failures in tackling child hunger out of term time

Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for School Food, has hit out at the Government over their failure to address child hunger during the summer holidays after a damning report researched by YouGov for Kelloggs showed more than six out of ten parents with household incomes of less than £25,000 said they weren’t always able to afford to buy food outside of term time.

Sharon Hodgson MP hits out at Government over failure to address child holiday hunger

Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for School Food, has hit out at the Government over their failure to address child... Read more

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