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Report – A Healthy Start for all

A Healthy Start for all: how cutting the red tape on Healthy Start will help babies, children and families blossom. A report by Emma Lewell-Buck MP. With families on very low incomes struggling to afford essential goods and services, a new frontier in welfare reform...

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Families missing out on Healthy Start

Today, 34 cross-party MPs supported my letter to the Health Secretary calling for his Department to urgently contact the households of 171,000 pregnant mothers, babies and young children currently missing out on the Healthy Start scheme. I am pleased Labour,...

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Debate on Childhood Cancer Outcomes

This week I led an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons discussing the outcomes for children who have been tragically diagnosed with cancer. Ethan Adams, a brave little warrior from South Shields, sadly lost his battle with Rhabdomyosarcoma in August 2021 after...

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Once Again Shields is Overlooked for Levelling-Up

In yet another mockery of the empty slogan that is "Levelling-Up", the Government has overlooked South Shields in its latest round of funding. Despite the huge potential in our bid to regenerate the Town Centre, it is clear that the Government has no intention...

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