Sue Hayman MP

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Sue Hayman – Comment on Spring Statement 2019

“Nine years of failed Tory economics have created a society of low pay, long hours, insecure work, with low investment, low productivity, and low growth. Meanwhile, the Tories’ bungling of Brexit is pushing the economy closer still to the edge of chaos, with the potential for facing price rises, job losses, and businesses failing. “The… Read More

Sue slams local library cuts on World Book Day

Sue has hit out at the Government’s funding cuts to local council budgets after the true scale of cuts to local libraries has been unveiled. New research, commissioned by the Labour Party, has revealed that the number of books issued from public libraries in North West England has plummeted by 45% since 2011. The number… Read More

Sue backs Fairtrade Fortnight campaign for cocoa farmers

Sue has this week met with farmers from the Ivory Coast, Rwanda, and the Dominican Republic at a parliamentary event as part of Fairtrade Fortnight, which sees communities, schools, businesses and faith groups up and down the country holding events in support of farmers from developing countries. The Fairtrade Foundation’s campaign She Deserves a Living… Read More

Sue backs a #BetterDealForAnimals

Sue is backing a new #BetterDealForAnimals campaign, to help ensure that animals don’t become victims of Brexit. The campaign calls for animal sentience to be explicitly enshrined in UK law, as it is in the EU, and for any future legislation or Government policy to fully take into account its impact on the welfare of… Read More

Sue Shows the Love to tackle climate change

Sue has joined the Climate Coalition’s #ShowTheLove campaign, joining hundreds of thousands of people in Britain showing their support for protecting people, places and lives they love from climate change. Sue wore a green heart as part of the campaign which celebrates things that could be lost without efforts to tackle climate change – from… Read More

Sue attends debate on medical devices regulation

Sue has attended a parliamentary debate on the regulation of medical devices. The debate was called by Owen Smith MP, following recent scandals involving devices including surgical mesh, defective pacemakers, faulty artificial hips and harmful breast implants. A recent investigation by The Guardian found that there were 62,000 “adverse incident” reports linked to medical devices… Read More

Sue meets Sir David Attenborough in Parliament

Sue has met Sir David Attenborough at an event in Parliament that highlighted how global warming is melting the Arctic and Antarctic ice caps. Sue said: “Climate change is the greatest challenge facing our planet, and I was delighted to meet one of my heroes, the legendary environmental campaigner and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough. “Sir… Read More

Sue meets local Housing Association

Sue met with representatives from Impact Housing Association at the Oval Centre, Salterbeck, Workington, on Friday 25th January, in order to discuss with them a number of key issues facing their tenants. Sue said: “It was an excellent opportunity to discuss with the team at Impact the effect of issues such as Universal Credit on… Read More

Sue signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Sue has this week signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. Holocaust Memorial Day is marked annually… Read More