Rail fares

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has voiced his concerns in Parliament that the same private rail companies that are putting rail fares up by over three per cent this year have paid out over £1 billion in dividends to shareholders over the past six years.

DONKEY derbies are run with greater dignity than a race to succeed Theresa May as chaotic as this Conservative Brexit shambles.

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has continued to keep up the pressure on the Government to ensure the life-changing drug Orkambi is made available on the NHS for Cystic Fibrosis sufferers.

Unemployment in the Jarrow parliamentary constituency rising 25% in 12 months is the grim reality behind Tory propaganda about a mythical jobs miracle.

Policing cuts

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has slammed the Tory government’s substantial cuts to local policing in Parliament recently and called on more funding to tackle the “massive increase” in serious crime.

School funding

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has called on the government to put more money into our schools during Prime Minister’s Questions in Parliament recently. 

Tories drunk on power are the opposite of that old “reassuringly expensive” advertising slogan for the lager Stella Artois.

Orkambi

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency is supporting calls from the Cystic Fibrosis Trust to urge NICE, NHS England and the pharmaceutical company Vertex to reach a deal on the cost of life transforming cystic fibrosis drugs and make them available on the NHS without delay.

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has held a “productive” meeting with the Health Minister in Parliament to discuss the closure of St. Clare’s Hospice in Jarrow and the future of palliative care in the area.

What a grotesque avoidable scandal that one in every three children on South Tyneside grows up in poverty.

Hunting Act

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has showed his support for strengthening the 2004 Hunting Act by calling on the government to introduce prison sentences for illegal hunting.

If you keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you is, as those of you of a certain age will know, the opening lines of a Kipling poem.

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Meet your MP

 Stephen-Hepburn-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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