Stockport Express Column – March 2016

For many working parents, the cost of childcare is absolutely horrendous. I recently received two emails from local parents who are wondering when they will receive the much trumpeted 30 hours of free childcare for three and four year olds … Continue reading

Scrap rules for recording absent children after damning HMIC report

PRESS RELEASE FROM ANN COFFEY MP 23.3.2016 Ann Coffey MP has called for the controversial new police system of recording missing children to be abolished after a damning report from HMIC published today. (Wednesday) Ms Coffey, the Chair of the … Continue reading

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week in Stockport

During National Apprenticeship Week 2016 (14 – 18 March) I visited R W Joinery, a Portwood based company which has built its local workforce on the foundation of offering career progression through apprenticeships. I was welcomed by Production Director Donald Cameron, and met … Continue reading

Press Release – Dementia Red Tape Must Be Eased Now

DEMENTIA RED TAPE MUST BE EASED NOW – MP PRESS RELEASE – 22.3.2016 Ann Coffey MP has put forward proposals to ease the financial burden on councils who are engulfed by red tape involving dementia sufferers. Ms Coffey said that … Continue reading

Brinnington Volunteer of the Year 2016

Police response – burglaries in the Heatons

Several local residents have been in touch with me this week to share their concerns about a number of recent burglaries in the Heatons. I raised these concerns with the Chief Inspector of Stockport police division and have requested that the … Continue reading

Visit to Spectrum Print and Plastics

I was delighted to open the new print room at Spectrum Print and Plastics in Portwood recently. It was great to meet such a committed workforce and to learn about all the products the company manufacture, including loyalty cards, key fobs … Continue reading

Opening modernised Davenport Post Office

I was delighted to cut the ribbon to mark the opening of the new look, modernised, Davenport Post Office last Friday. The Post Office is vital to the community around Stockport and I’m sure the new improved office, and the … Continue reading

Supporting USDAW’s – Keep Sunday Special campaign

Here I am with John Hannett, General Secretary of USDAW, showing my support for USDAW’s Keep Sunday Special campaign.

Child drug mules hide heroin in Kinder Eggs

Press Release from Ann Coffey MP – 3rd March 2016 Children are being groomed to use Kinder Egg toys to hide heroin and crack cocaine inside their own bodies, an MP warned today. Ann Coffey MP, the chair of the … Continue reading



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