Maria Eagle MP

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Today MPs from all over Merseyside took part in a debate secured by Stephen Twigg MP on food poverty in our area. You can read my full speech below setting out just how damaging this problem is for members of our community. 

You can read the full debate and all contributions here - Food Poverty in Merseyside

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Merseyside MPs Debate Food Poverty

Today MPs from all over Merseyside took part in a debate secured by Stephen Twigg MP on food poverty in our area. You can read my full speech below setting... Read more

On Friday, I asked the Government for an urgent debate on what they plan to do to help many of my constituents who are trapped in unfair leasehold agreements costing them thousands of pounds a year.

Stopping Unfair Leasehold Practices

On Friday, I asked the Government for an urgent debate on what they plan to do to help many of my constituents who are trapped in unfair leasehold agreements costing... Read more

On Wednesday Labour called an opposition day debate to hold the Government to account for its disastrous handling of our railway systems. Click above to see the speech I gave in the House of Commons on the rail franchising disaster.

Rail Franchising Fiasco

On Wednesday Labour called an opposition day debate to hold the Government to account for its disastrous handling of our railway systems. Click above to see the speech I gave in the House of Commons... Read more

Theresa May's Cabinet Reshuffle was supposed to be about her reasserting her authority over her fractured party. Instead she got talked out of making any important decisions by her own MPs.

Shufasco and the Return of Esther McVey

Theresa May's Cabinet Reshuffle was supposed to be about her reasserting her authority over her fractured party. Instead she got talked out of making any important decisions by her own... Read more

On Tuesday I welcomed the news of Toby Young’s resignation from the Office of Students. It was clear from the public outcry lead by the Labour Party that he was not fit for the role.

Toby Young Resigns

On Tuesday I welcomed the news of Toby Young’s resignation from the Office of Students. It was clear from the public outcry lead by the Labour Party that he was not fit... Read more

Two weeks ago I tried to secure a second reading for my 10 Minute Rule Bill to ban dangerous old tyres being used on public service vehicles. Sadly, as expected, a Tory Whip objected to the Bill indicating that they do not support for this change in the law.

Fighting for the Tyred Campaign

Two weeks ago I tried to secure a second reading for my 10 Minute Rule Bill to ban dangerous old tyres being used on public service vehicles. Sadly, as expected, a Tory... Read more

On Wednesday night, amidst drama and recriminations from Government Ministers and bizarre threats of legal action by rattled Government whips, a rebel alliance consisting of Labour MPs and  Parliamentarians from across Parties, including rebel Tories, wrested back control of what will be the biggest constitutional change in 40 years from the Government and returned it to the House of Commons where it belongs. 

Parliament Takes Back Control of Brexit from Incompetent Government

On Wednesday night, amidst drama and recriminations from Government Ministers and bizarre threats of legal action by rattled Government whips, a rebel alliance consisting of Labour MPs and  Parliamentarians from... Read more

Knowsley has now been without A-level provision since September 2017, and despite repeated promises from Government Ministers that a provider recognised as excellent would be established in the area, no progress has been made. On Monday I asked the Secretary of State for Education what she is doing to deal with this issue and why these promises have not been delivered.

Tory Failure on Knowsley A-levels

Knowsley has now been without A-level provision since September 2017, and despite repeated promises from Government Ministers that a provider recognised as excellent would be established in the area, no... Read more

I spoke in the Westminster Hall debate on the Mersey Gateway Bridge tolls. During the debate, Merseyside colleagues and I pressed the Transport Minister to review the current system and scrap the tolls that are causing real financial hardship for many of my constituents.

Mersey Gateway Tolls Debate - My Thoughts

I spoke in the Westminster Hall debate on the Mersey Gateway Bridge tolls. During the debate, Merseyside colleagues and I pressed the Transport Minister to review the current system and... Read more

Below is the full text of my speech in the debate on Mersey Gateway Bridge Tolls, you can also click the link below to watch the full debate where Labour MPs from across the region spoke passionately about why these tolls must be reviewed and scrapped.  

Sign my Petition Calling for the Bridge Tolls to be Scrapped

 

Click Here to Watch the Full Debate

My Speech on the Mersey Gateway Tolls

Below is the full text of my speech in the debate on Mersey Gateway Bridge Tolls, you can also click the link below to watch the full debate where Labour... Read more

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