Sharon hodgson

Sharon Hodgson, Member of Parliament for Washington and Sunderland West and Shadow Minister for Public Health sent a letter to Chris Grayling , Secretary of State for Transport today calling for the Tyne and Wear Metro to be extended to Washington. The letter detailed several reasons for an extension of the Metro line, including regional growth, accessibility […]

As the government finally admits the link between food banks and Universal Credit, Sarah Sinclair meets those let down by the system. “I don’t know if I’ll get through one day to the next, that’s the honest answer,” admits dad of one, Glen, at Bethany City Church food bank. “If I didn’t have a four-year-old […]

Sunderland MP Sharon Hodgson, has geared up her long-standing campaign to bring the Tyne and Wear Metro to Washington with a letter to the Transport Secretary, Chris Graylin. Sharon who represents Washington and Sunderland West, sent the letter following the publication of the Department for Transport’s: Connecting people: a strategic vision for rail. In her response […]

Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sunderland West, has criticised the Government’s failures to bring down the maximum allowed stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals from £100 to £2. Sharon Hodgson MP and other Labour MPs have campaigned for many years to tighten control on FOBTs gaming machines which have been described as the “crack […]

As Honorary President of the Washington Branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL), Sharon Hodgson MP helped the RBL and Durham Light Infantry (DLI) launch their 2017 Poppy appeal at Sainsbury’s and ASDA at the Galleries in Washington. Sharon Hodgson MP joined with ex-service men and women volunteer poppy sellers, who are once again giving […]


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