Sharon Hodgson MP

Working hard for Washington and Sunderland West.

Sharon in and around Washington and Sunderland West - some highlights

Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Dec 2022 – Jan 2023 - number 157

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Click on the picture above to read Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Dec 2022 – Jan 2023 - number 157

MP's report - Dec 2022 – Jan 2023 - number 157

Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Dec 2022 – Jan 2023 - number 157 Click on the picture above to read Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Dec 2022 – Jan 2023... Read more

New data from the NHS has shown that more people are waiting a month for a GP appointment than at any time since when records began in 2017.

1,988 people in Washington and Sunderland West faced a wait of 28 days or more to see a GP in October alone.

A further 5,503 people had to wait more than two weeks.

1,988 Patients made to wait over a month for a GP appointment in Washington and Sunderland West.

New data from the NHS has shown that more people are waiting a month for a GP appointment than at any time since when records began in 2017.1,988 people in... Read more

Sharon Hodgson MP holds public meeting in the Redhouse Community Association, Rutherglen Road, Sunderland.

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Pictured here: Public meeting with Kim McGuinness, Redhill ward Sunderland.

"It was great to hold a public meeting for Redhill and Castle residents alongside Kim McGuinness, the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Inspector Steve Prested, and our six Labour Councillors for these wards. Residents raised their concerns about speeding and antisocial behaviour in the area, with the police and Councillors agreeing to work on this together.  With the cost of living crisis and a widespread mental health crisis across the country, Northumbria Police have never been busier and it is so important that residents are able to talk to them about their concerns."  Sharon Hodgson MP

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Following the meeting, Sharon wrote to everyone who had attended the meeting with an update.  The text of the letter is below.


If you attended the meeting and feel that your issue was not addressed, please do email Sharon's office using the contact details below.

Castle and Redhill ward public meeting - 19th November, 2022

Sharon Hodgson MP holds public meeting in the Redhouse Community Association, Rutherglen Road, Sunderland. Pictured here: Public meeting with Kim McGuinness, Redhill ward Sunderland. "It was great to hold a... Read more

Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Oct-Nov 2022 number 155

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Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Oct-Nov 2022 number 155

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Sunak promised professionalism; his premiership so far is 'a professional car crash'

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In another example of the merry-go-round that is Tory government these days, Rishi Sunak, after jumping ship as Chancellor three months ago and personally putting the last nail in the coffin of Boris Johnson’s stint as Prime Minister, has returned to Downing Street as the latest captain of the sleaze and scandal-ridden sinking ship that is this Tory government.

ECHO COLUMN: Sunak promised professionalism; his premiership so far is 'a professional car crash'

Sunak promised professionalism; his premiership so far is 'a professional car crash' In another example of the merry-go-round that is Tory government these days, Rishi Sunak, after jumping ship as... Read more

Tories are making life harder for people every day they are in office.

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The kamikaze budget will have significant repercussions for household bills, budgets and the future of the country.

ECHO COLUMN: Tories are making life harder for people every day they are in office.

Tories are making life harder for people every day they are in office. The kamikaze budget will have significant repercussions for household bills, budgets and the future of the country. Read more

Sharon Hodgson MP's report - Sep-Oct 2022 number 154

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Sharon Hodgson July-Aug 2022 number 153

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Click on the picture above to read Sharon Hodgson MP's report - July-Aug 2022 number 153

Sharon Hodgson MP's report - July-Aug 2022 number 153

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Shocking figures show that on average, Northumbrian Water discharged raw sewage every 23 minutes, devastating the North East’s tourism and leisure hotspots.

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On average, Northumbrian Water discharged raw sewage every 23 minutes.

Shocking figures show that on average, Northumbrian Water discharged raw sewage every 23 minutes, devastating the North East’s tourism and leisure hotspots. Read more

It concerns me greatly that many constituents are having to choose between eating and heating, not knowing how they will make it through the winter.

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With average energy bills having increased by over 50% in the first half of 2022, and with further rises coming, doing nothing is not an option. 

Cost of living crisis - help advice

It concerns me greatly that many constituents are having to choose between eating and heating, not knowing how they will make it through the winter.With average energy bills having increased... Read more

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