LIKE many, I find it very hard not to snigger when the Conservatives have the brass neck to rebadge themselves as a Workers’ Party and claim to care about the North. 

TORY union busters are again attacking working people who aspire to keep their jobs and earn a pay rise.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer's disastrous first Budget under majority Tory rule is a down payment on the horror ahead.

Tax Credits

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has voiced his concern at new figures that show David Cameron’s cuts to tax credits could hit more than half of families in the Jarrow Constituency. 

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has paid tribute to Joyce Phipps for decades of tireless work to the local community.    

As I feared it didn’t take long for the Tory millionaires to plough ahead with their sickening war on working families and trade unions.

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has warned that thousands of local people would lose out on the education and training that they need if the Tory Government pressed ahead with further cuts to adult skills funding.


Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has committed to protect bees in the UK, speaking out against proposed plans to temporarily lift a ban on bee-harming pesticides.

MPs will be raising a glass to toast Jarrow.  

I urge everybody who cares about the National Health Service to join me and local Labour Councillors in future protests and rallies to save the Jarrow Walk In Centre at Palmer Community Hospital.

Thank you to everybody who voted for me in the General Election and it was a big boost to see Labour's majority increase in the Jarrow Parliamentary Constituency.


This site was established while I was a Member of Parliament.  As Parliament has been dissolved there are no Members of Parliament until after the Election on 7th May 2015. 


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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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