Sharon Hodgson MP

Working hard for Washington and Sunderland West.

Recent speeches by Sharon Hodgson MP

Sharon called a debate to discuss ticket abuse to coincide with the launch of an investigation by the APPG of the same name, and prior to the Second Reading of the Consumer Rights Bill.

Debate on Ticket Abuse 18.01.14

Sharon called a debate to discuss ticket abuse to coincide with the launch of an investigation by the APPG of the same name, and prior to the Second Reading of... Read more

Sharon spoke in the debate on the Second Reading of the Consumer Rights Bill to argue for action within the Bill to regulate the secondary ticketing market.

Consumer Rights Bill Second Reading debate 28.01.14

Sharon spoke in the debate on the Second Reading of the Consumer Rights Bill to argue for action within the Bill to regulate the secondary ticketing market. Read more

Sharon spoke in the Second Reading debate of the Care Bill in the House of Commons.

Care Bill Second Reading debate 16.12.13

Sharon spoke in the Second Reading debate of the Care Bill in the House of Commons. Read more

Sharon was asked to deliver the keynote speech to the Local Authority Caterers Association Eastern Region conference in London, on the School Food Plan and the engagement of school leaders with health and nutrition issues.

LACA Eastern region conference on school food 25.11.13

Sharon was asked to deliver the keynote speech to the Local Authority Caterers Association Eastern Region conference in London, on the School Food Plan and the engagement of school leaders... Read more

Sharon made a short contribution to a 30 minute debate on gay-to-straight conversion therapy in Westminster Hall, secured by Sandra Osborne MP.

Debate on gay-to-straight conversion therapy 20.11.13

Sharon made a short contribution to a 30 minute debate on gay-to-straight conversion therapy in Westminster Hall, secured by Sandra Osborne MP. Read more

Sharon wrapped up an Oppostion Day Debate on Women and the Cost of Living.

The debate was on a motion which read:

That this House believes that the Government is failing to deliver a recovery for women and is making women pay three times more than men to bring down the deficit, according to research by the House of Commons Library; notes that under this Government, women’s unemployment has reached its highest levels for a generation; further notes that wages are stagnating in jobs where women are predominant; and calls on the Government to support more women into decent work by extending free nursery places for 3 and 4 year olds from 15 to 25 hours a week for parents at work, provide a legal guarantee for 8am-6pm breakfast and afterschool club childcare, and bring in Make Work Pay contracts to provide a 12 months tax rebate for firms which sign up to pay the living wage.

Women and the Cost of Living debate 19.11.13

Sharon wrapped up an Oppostion Day Debate on Women and the Cost of Living. The debate was on a motion which read: That this House believes that the Government is... Read more

Sharon called a Westminster Hall debate on the Government's plans to re-privatise the East Coast Main Line.

East Coast Main Line debate 12.11.13

Sharon called a Westminster Hall debate on the Government's plans to re-privatise the East Coast Main Line. Read more

Sharon spoke in a debate in the Commons chamber on a Labour motion calling for structural reform of the energy market, as well as a 20 month freeze in prices.

Debate on Energy Price Freeze 06.11.13

Sharon spoke in a debate in the Commons chamber on a Labour motion calling for structural reform of the energy market, as well as a 20 month freeze in prices.... Read more

Sharon spoke in a debate in the House of Commons called by Labour on the value of having qualified teachers in schools.

Debate on Education 30.10.13

Sharon spoke in a debate in the House of Commons called by Labour on the value of having qualified teachers in schools. Read more

Sharon spoke in a Westminster Hall debate called by Bill Esterson MP on teacher training and the supply of new teachers.

Teacher training and supply debate 22.10.13

Sharon spoke in a Westminster Hall debate called by Bill Esterson MP on teacher training and the supply of new teachers. Read more

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