Magicians use a party trick called misdirection to distract us, sending our eyes one way so we miss them sticking a card up a sleeve.

Stephen Hepburn, the Labour MP for the Jarrow Constituency, has slammed the Tory Government after figures from the Independent Institute for Public Policy Research think tank showed almost £2,000 per head is spent on transport in London compared to £222 per person for people living in the North East. 

Stephen Hepburn MP for the Jarrow Constituency has slammed the Tory government over their Universal Credit benefit failings after it was revealed that 20 per cent of new claimants in his constituency had to wait over six weeks for their payment.

A Labour Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn would save our NHS from a Tory PM Theresa May destroying what we all hold so dear.

Henry VIII is unarguably, and no disrespect intended to our current Queen who is the nation's longest reigning sovereign with the meter still ticking, our country's most famous monarch.

Our area is rightly tremendously proud of our shipbuilding and ship repair workers.

I don’t know whether you know this but one of the scenes in the Ken Loach hit blockbuster film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ was filmed at the sawmill on Church Bank in Jarrow.  

No wonder the country's hungry for change when the number of households relying on the charity of foodbanks to survive is up 300 percent in our region since the Tories grabbed power nationally.

OURS is a region of Britain with a rich radical tradition and I was musing on the North East's impressive contribution to socialism and democracy when I heard Theresa May is to grovel in front of the dwindling, demoralised blue brigade for her election mistake at the forthcoming Tory Party Conference. 

Teachers

Jarrow constituency MP Stephen Hepburn has hit out at the government after new research revealed that over 600,000 children are being taught by unqualified teachers in England. 

Energy Bills

Jarrow constituency MP, Stephen Hepburn has hit out at the government after British Gas announced plans to increase its electricity prices by 12.5% from September that will affect over three million customers. 

We'll probably never know precisely how many South Tyneside workers were cheated since the Tories and their Liberal Democrat lackies illegally imposed a tax on justice.

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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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