Sue Hayman MP

Your voice for Workington Constituency

Sue hails Labour’s new leaseholders plans to cap excessive property fees

Sue has today backed new plans to bring justice to constituents affected by the leasehold scandal. A Labour report released today includes proposals to cap unfair costs such as ground rents, investigate mis-selling, and save local leaseholders thousands of pounds. Leasehold ownership means purchasing a home for the duration of a long lease rather than… Read More

Response to West Cumberland Hospital maternity service decision

Sue, responding to the news that consultant-led maternity services are to remain at the West Cumberland Hospital, said: “I’m really pleased by today’s news. Keeping consultant-led maternity services in West Cumbria was incredibly important and I know that this decision has the full support of the local community. “I want to pay tribute to the… Read More

Sue raises £1000 for MS on 10 peak hike

Sue has raised over £1000 for the MS Society by undertaking the 16 mile 10-in-10 Challenge, the charity fell walk, last Saturday. Sue and her husband, Ross, hiked 10 Cumbrian fells in 10 hours, raising money for much-needed research into Multiple Sclerosis, which affects more than 100,000 people in the UK. Together, they raised £1011.81,… Read More

Labour unveils community solar power plans

The Labour Party has today unveiled plans to fit 1.75 million homes with electricity-generating solar panels as part of its Green Industrial Revolution, if the party wins the next General Election. Labour estimates that the policy will save households an average of £117 a year on their energy bills, with up to £270 saved for… Read More

Sue celebrates tourism in Cumbria

Sue joined Tourism Minister Michael Ellis to shine a spotlight on the tourism industry during English Tourism Week, which runs from 30th March to 7th April 2019. Sue met with representatives of the national tourist board Visit England, to hear about the opportunities tourism presents for the economy. Now in its eighth year, English Tourism… Read More

Sue joins 10-in-10 Challenge

Sue has signed up for this year’s “10-in-10” fell-walking challenge to raise money and awareness for Multiple Sclerosis research. Sue and her husband Ross will join hundreds of walkers tackling 10 Lake District peaks in 10 hours on Saturday 22nd June, over a 16-mile circuit from Newlands to Buttermere and back. The annual event has… Read More

Sue declares environment and climate emergency

Shadow Environment Secretary Sue Hayman has challenged the Government to declare an environment and climate emergency. Announcement follows wave of similar council motions and youth climate school strikes nationwide. Michael Gove refused to join Labour’s call. Labour says our natural world is in “deep crisis” Sue Hayman, Member of Parliament for Workington and Labour’s Shadow… Read More

Sue Hayman MP: Statement on Indicative Votes

Speaking following the indicative votes on potential Brexit proposals in the House of Commons last night, Sue said: “Last night, I voted for a number of amendments put forward and supported by MPs from across the House. Yesterday’s debate was as a result of the Government’s complete failure to negotiate a Brexit deal that can… Read More

Sue presses Prime Minister on climate change action

Sue has written to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, following the Youth Climate Strike on 15th March 2019. Sue attended the strike on Cockermouth Main Street, at the invitation of Isabella Bridgman of Cockermouth School, to show her support for their commitment to urging government to work to tackle dangerous climate change and to protect… Read More

Sue seeks assurances from Minister on future of animal medicines

Sue has sought assurances from the Government’s animal welfare minister, David Rutley MP, on the future of veterinary medicines after Britain leaves the European Union. During the parliamentary debate on the Veterinary Medicines and Animals and Animal Products (Examination of Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019), Sue posed a number… Read More