Sharon Hodgson MP

Working hard for Washington and Sunderland West.

News from Westminster

Sharon pressed the Government to accept amendments to the Consumer Rights Bill to clean up the secondary ticketing market.

Sharon tables #fans1st amendments 13.05.14

Sharon pressed the Government to accept amendments to the Consumer Rights Bill to clean up the secondary ticketing market. Read more

Sharon officially tabled her third petition in as many years calling on the Government to bring the Tyne and Wear Metro to Washington. 

Sharon tables 3rd Metro petition 06.05.14

Sharon officially tabled her third petition in as many years calling on the Government to bring the Tyne and Wear Metro to Washington.  Read more

Sharon had MPs and Peers shooting hoops in Parliament to raise awareness of the potential of the game to improve the lives of young people.

Sharon brings basketball to Parliament 30.04.14

Sharon had MPs and Peers shooting hoops in Parliament to raise awareness of the potential of the game to improve the lives of young people. Read more

Sharon pressed the Prime Minister to take the side of ordinary fans who are being ripped off by touts, rather than his new Culture Secretary who once praised touts as "classic entrepreneurs".

PM challenged to put fans first 30.04.14

Sharon pressed the Prime Minister to take the side of ordinary fans who are being ripped off by touts, rather than his new Culture Secretary who once praised touts as... Read more

Sharon criticised George Osborne's latest Budget Statement for offering more for the Tories' millionaire donors than it did for the millions of ordinary people.

Budget 2014 debate 24.03.14

Sharon criticised George Osborne's latest Budget Statement for offering more for the Tories' millionaire donors than it did for the millions of ordinary people. Read more

Sharon pressed the Government to do more to realise the potential that women have to drive forward the UK's economy.

Championing women's economic contribution 06.03.14

Sharon pressed the Government to do more to realise the potential that women have to drive forward the UK's economy. Read more

Sharon spoke for Labour in a debate on technical measures required to make equal marriage a reality.

Implementing Equal Marriage 21.02.14

Sharon spoke for Labour in a debate on technical measures required to make equal marriage a reality. Read more

Sharon spoke in the debate on a Select Committee report into the creative economy to press the case for higher status for art and design education.

Supporting the creative economy 13.02.14

Sharon spoke in the debate on a Select Committee report into the creative economy to press the case for higher status for art and design education. Read more

Sharon used the opportunity of the Second Reading debate to press Ministers to bring forward measures on the secondary ticketing market.

Consumer Rights Bill Second Reading 28.01.14

Sharon used the opportunity of the Second Reading debate to press Ministers to bring forward measures on the secondary ticketing market. Read more

Sharon called a debate to discuss ticket touting and the work of the new APPG on Ticket Abuse, which she co-Chairs.

Sharon speaking in the debate

 

Ticket Abuse debate 18.01.14

Sharon called a debate to discuss ticket touting and the work of the new APPG on Ticket Abuse, which she co-Chairs.   Read more

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