MP supports campaign to protect shopworkers from violence, threats and abuse

MP supports campaign to protect shopworkers from violence, threats and abuse Stockport MP Ann Coffey has joined with the members of the retail union Usdaw to call for an end to abuse in the workplace. As part of the Freedom … Continue reading

Tackling homelessness – November column, Stockport Express

Supporting homeless people is very much on people’s minds as winter sets in, and in Stockport I am concerned to see a rise in the numbers of people sleeping rough in the town centre. We are fortunate to have the … Continue reading

Victory in fight to help dementia sufferers

PRESS RELEASE FROM ANN COFFEY MP 17/11/2016                                                                                                     Victory in MP’s fight to help dementia sufferers Ann Coffey MP has been successful in her long running campaign to scrap distressing rules that mean dementia sufferers who die in care homes are … Continue reading

Meeting the CTZN Arrows

CTZN is a new mobile-based social media platform for young people aged 13 to 18.  The app has been designed in partnership with Greater Manchester police and offers a safe social network connecting young people with great activities and recognising … Continue reading

Celebrating Childline’s 30th Birthday

This month I was delighted to join the President of Childline, Dame Esther Rantzen and the CEO of the NSPCC, Peter Wanless  at a Parliamentary event to celebrate the 30th birthday of Childline. I also met some of the supporters … Continue reading

My response to the Home Office consultation on Reporting and Acting on Child Abuse and Neglect

To: Home Office consultation on Reporting and Acting on Child Abuse and Neglect. 12th October 2016 Dear Consultation team, Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the consultation document Reporting and acting on child abuse and neglect. Although the … Continue reading

Meeting Computer coders of the future at Priestnall High School

MP meets computer coders of the future  Stockport MP Ann Coffey visited Priestnall High School in Heaton Moor, and spent some time with pupils from Year 8 who have started using the BBC micro:bit to learn about computer coding. The … Continue reading

Latest Stockport Express column

Stockport Express Column September 2016 By Ann Coffey MP I have been contacted by more constituents concerned that their relatives are trapped in beds in Stepping Hill because the care they need to support them in the community cannot be … Continue reading

Stockport Express Column – health & social care

At a time when the health service is under financial pressure, and our attention is drawn to cuts at Stepping Hill, it’s important that we don’t ignore the invisible crisis which is unfolding in adult social care. The sad truth … Continue reading

Unique Homeless Library Exhibition in Parliament

       Homeless people in Greater Manchester and Stockport have handmade the first history of British homelessness, which had its debut at the Houses of Parliament this week. The Homeless Library is supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund and partnered with … Continue reading

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