We all know that the upper ranks of the Tory Party are made up of ex-members of the notoriously snobby Bullingdon Club. Those such as David Cameron and two other Tory chaps, George Osborne and Boris Johnson, who are now tussling to succeed him as if the Prime Ministership of our country was a bottle of expensive port to be passed around at one of their posh riotous dinners, now run our country!

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has been elected as Vice Chairman of a new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Timber Industries. The group aims to help grow the use of timber and develop vibrant timber based industries.

If you or I missed Sunday's deadline to file a tax return and pay what's owed, we'd be hit with an immediate £100 fine followed by further penalties, interest and potential legal action.

Google yours truly and you'd find in the House of Commons that I tackled a Tory Minister about his Government's sweetheart tax arrangement with the famous internet giant.

Nearly 7,000 working families in the Jarrow parliamentary constituency were saved an average £1,300 a year in one of Labour's most valuable triumphs over the callous Tory regime in London since the election.

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his 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.

Come on then – what was your New Year resolution and have you kept it?

New Year is a moment to reflect on what’s happened and look forward to the 12 months ahead. 

My New Year's resolution is simple: To fight even harder for a better deal for everybody in our area. 

Mike Ashley’s is one of the country's five richest families who own more than the country's 12 million poorest put together.

I want to tell you why I voted against Britain bombing Syria and becoming sucked into a bloody, unpredictable civil war. 

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has tabled a Motion in Parliament outlining concern that construction workers employed via umbrella companies are facing a fall in take home pay following George Osborne’s Autumn Statement.  

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Meet your MP


Stephen Hepburn has served the Jarrow Constituency as MP since 1997.

He was last elected to serve in June 2017 and won the seat with a conclusive 17,263 majority.

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