Sharon Hodgson MP

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News from Westminster

Sharon Hodgson MP is looking to recruit an exceptional Parliamentary Assistant for her Westminster Office.

Please note, this vacancy is now taken.

Check "W4MP" website for other vacancies in Parliament: www.w4mp.org

Sharon recruiting for Parliamentary Assistant 09.12.14

Sharon Hodgson MP is looking to recruit an exceptional Parliamentary Assistant for her Westminster Office. Please note, this vacancy is now taken. Check "W4MP" website for other vacancies in Parliament:... Read more

Sharon has joined colleagues in reigniting a campaign for an apology from Ministers for the Government’s actions during the 1984 Miners’ Strike.

Sharon steps up quest for coalfields justice 28.10.14

Sharon has joined colleagues in reigniting a campaign for an apology from Ministers for the Government’s actions during the 1984 Miners’ Strike. Read more

Sharon has welcomed the decision from Scottish voters that the United Kingdom is better together, and called for unity over negotiations for more devolution of powers and resources across the UK.

Sharon welcomes 'No thanks' #indyref vote 19.09.2014

Sharon has welcomed the decision from Scottish voters that the United Kingdom is better together, and called for unity over negotiations for more devolution of powers and resources across the... Read more

Sharon has joined the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink day.

Sharon supports #wearitpink campaign 12.09.14

Sharon has joined the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink day. Read more

Sharon has extended her attack on the Government’s bedroom tax at Prime Minister’s Questions today.

Sharon attacks bed tax at PMQs 10.09.14

Sharon has extended her attack on the Government’s bedroom tax at Prime Minister’s Questions today. Read more

Sharon branded the Government’s penalty for those deemed to have too many bedrooms as ‘vindictive and incompetent in equal measure’ as she joined other Labour MPs in voting for a Bill to dilute it in Parliament today.

#BedroomTax debate 05.09.14

Sharon branded the Government’s penalty for those deemed to have too many bedrooms as ‘vindictive and incompetent in equal measure’ as she joined other Labour MPs in voting for a... Read more

Sharon Hodgson joined cross-party calls for an end to puppy farming and higher welfare standards for puppies and kittens during a Parliamentary debate.

#WheresMum debate 04.09.14

Sharon Hodgson joined cross-party calls for an end to puppy farming and higher welfare standards for puppies and kittens during a Parliamentary debate. Read more

Cross-party inquiry finds that investing in basketball is a real slam dunk, and calls for reform of elite and grassroots sport funding in the UK.

Basketball APPG report launch 17.07.14

Cross-party inquiry finds that investing in basketball is a real slam dunk, and calls for reform of elite and grassroots sport funding in the UK. Read more

Sharon called a debate on water safety in which she pressed Ministers to increase focus on swimming and survival skills in school.

Sharon calls for greater water safety education 17.06.14

Sharon called a debate on water safety in which she pressed Ministers to increase focus on swimming and survival skills in school. Read more

Sharon criticised the Tory-led Government's last Queen's Speech before the General Election for failing to address the problems of the last 4 years.

Sharon blasts complacent Queen's Speech 12.06.14

Sharon criticised the Tory-led Government's last Queen's Speech before the General Election for failing to address the problems of the last 4 years. Read more

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