Scrap ‘Dangerous’ Police Recording System for Missing Children

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults – Inquiry into the Safeguarding of ‘Absent’ Children   At least 10,000 children a year could be at ‘terrible risk’ because they receive no active police response when … Continue reading

Children’s Homes Market is Catastrophic Failure

PRESS RELEASE FROM ANN COFFEY MP 19/4/2016 The children’s homes market is a ‘continuing catastrophic failure’ for some young people with increasing numbers still being forced to live miles away. Leading a debate in the Commons on Children’s Homes this … 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

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

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

Press Release – Victory in battle to save Stockport Courthouse

11.2.2016 Ann Coffey MP has warmly welcomed the decision to keep Stockport Magistrates and County Court open. Ms Coffey, who campaigned hard for the retention of the court alongside Stockport’s Labour councillors, said she was ‘absolutely delighted’ with the news. … Continue reading

Press Release – School Council shows MP round their school

20 January 2016 During her visit to St Thomas’ CE Primary School in Heaton Chapel, Stockport MP Ann Coffey was impressed by the involvement of the school council, whose members are elected across the school by other children in their … Continue reading

Press Release – MP calls for action to make sure children do not miss out on free school meals

Press Release – 27.01.2016 Ann Coffey MP has called for a change in the law to make sure that up to 200,000 children who miss out on free school meals are automatically registered. Ms Coffey is supporting a Private Members … Continue reading

Press Release – Complaints against monthly fee bank accounts up in Stockport

 21/1/2016 Complaints about the mis-selling of bank accounts, which charge a monthly fee and offer a package of extras such as mobile phone and travel insurance, are up in Stockport, according to the Financial Services Ombudsman. The highest number of … Continue reading

Homeless threat from Government’s Housing Bill

PRESS RELEASE FROM ANN COFFEY MP  12/01/2016 Higher numbers of vulnerable Stockport young people could be made homeless and many families on modest incomes will face big rent increases because of the Government’s pernicious new Housing Bill, Ann Coffey MP … Continue reading



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