Sharon Hodgson MP

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Sharon Hodgson MP’s victory in securing commitment from Prime Minister to protect Universal Infant Free School Meals at PMQs.

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Sharon Hodgson MP secures commitment from PM over UIFSM at PMQs

Sharon Hodgson MP’s victory in securing commitment from Prime Minister to protect Universal Infant Free School Meals at PMQs. Image copyright BBC Parliament, 2015 Read more

In the lead up to the Government’s Welfare Reform and Work Bill to be voted on in Parliament on Tuesday 27th October, Sharon Hodgson, Member of Parliament for Washington and Sunderland West, has hit out at the Government’s cuts to tax credits.

Sharon Hodgson MP hits out at Osborne’s cuts to tax credits for families in Washington and Sunderland West

In the lead up to the Government’s Welfare Reform and Work Bill to be voted on in Parliament on Tuesday 27th October, Sharon Hodgson, Member of Parliament for Washington and... Read more

This week Sharon Hodgson MP met with Business, Innovation and Skills Minister Nick Boles MP, as a part of a delegation pressing the Government to do more to clamp down on ticket touting and counterfeiting in the secondary ticketing market.

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Sharon Hodgson MP meets Minister about ticket abuse, ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2015

This week Sharon Hodgson MP met with Business, Innovation and Skills Minister Nick Boles MP, as a part of a delegation pressing the Government to do more to clamp down... Read more

Sharon Hodgson MP highlights Nissan’s achievements on production of their new model Qashqais, and questions the Prime Minister’s attitudes to Trade Unions. 16th September 2015

Sharon Hodgosn MP at Prime Ministers Questions 2015

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Sharon Hodgson MP highlights Nissan's achievements on production and questions the PM's attitudes to Trade Unions

Sharon Hodgson MP highlights Nissan’s achievements on production of their new model Qashqais, and questions the Prime Minister’s attitudes to Trade Unions. 16th September 2015 Image copyright BBC Parliament, 2015.... Read more

Washington and Sunderland West MP Sharon Hodgson hosted a masterclass from Team GB basketball and wheelchair basketball stars on Wednesday 16th September during the return of the ‘Shoot Some Hoops’ event in Parliament to help promote the sport.

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Sharon presenting the winner of the shoot off - Adam Afriyie, Member of Parliament for Windsor - with a signed basketball from Team GB after the "Shoot Some Hoops" event in parliament.

Sharon Hodgson MP shoots some hoops with Team GB basketball stars

Washington and Sunderland West MP Sharon Hodgson hosted a masterclass from Team GB basketball and wheelchair basketball stars on Wednesday 16th September during the return of the ‘Shoot Some Hoops’... Read more

This week Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West, handed in a petition to the House of Commons warning that the level of the Government cuts to the Further Education budget will be very damaging and could lead to an ending of this essential education service.

Sharon Hodgson receives petition from Sunderland College staff and UCU and Unison reps

Sharon Hodgson MP receives petition from Sunderland College staff and UCU and Unison representatives.

Sharon Hodgson MP presents Sunderland College petition to Parliament on Further Education cuts

This week Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West, handed in a petition to the House of Commons warning that the level of the Government cuts to the Further... Read more

Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West, hosted an event in Parliament to support the launch of a new campaign by Breast Cancer Care, in association with the FA.

 Sharon Hodgson MP with Martin Glenn from the FA with Breast Cancer Care

Sharon Hodgson pictured here with Martin Glenn of the FA, at the launch of Breast Cancer Care's #BCCRoadshow in Parliament.

Sharon Hodgson MP shows support for breast awareness roadshow in Parliament

Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West, hosted an event in Parliament to support the launch of a new campaign by Breast Cancer Care, in association with the FA.... Read more

Sharon Hodgson MP meets survivors of the Holocaust at a launch of resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 in Parliament.

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Sharon pictured here with Martin Stern in Parliament

Sharon Hodgson MP meets survivors of the Holocaust in Parliament

Sharon Hodgson MP meets survivors of the Holocaust at a launch of resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 in Parliament. Sharon pictured here with Martin Stern in Parliament Read more

I am proud of the Human Rights Act which was passed through Parliament under the last Labour Government, as it protects basic rights that we all benefit from such as the right to be free from torture, the right to free speech, the right to a fair trial, the right to protest and freedom of association.

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Sharon Hodgson MP responds to constituents' concerns over the Tory Government's decision to repeal the Human Rights Act

I am proud of the Human Rights Act which was passed through Parliament under the last Labour Government, as it protects basic rights that we all benefit from such as... Read more

Sharon Hodgson MP responds to recent queries by constituents on tax avoidance and the related campaign on closing the “Mayfair tax loophole”.

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Sharon responds to constituents' queries on closing the Mayfair Tax Loophole

Sharon Hodgson MP responds to recent queries by constituents on tax avoidance and the related campaign on closing the “Mayfair tax loophole”. Read more

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