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MP CO-SPONSORS MOTION ON PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION

June 22, 2017 - 4:56pm

By: OfficeTeam

Yardley MP Jess Phillips co-sponsored a cross-party Early Day Motion which calls for the extension of the time period when applying for maternity discrimination to the employment tribunal from three to six months.
 
Early Day Motion 15 reads in full -
 

MP VISITS SCHOOL TACKLING EDUCATION INEQUALITY

June 21, 2017 - 3:05pm

By: OfficeTeam

Yardley MP Jess Phillips visited Yardley Primary School with the youth social action charity City Year UK to see how the organisation’s full-time volunteers help to tackle educational inequality in the local area.
 
Jess, whose mother attended Yardley Primary, met with Deputy Headteacher Melisa Louca to hear about City Year UK’s impact in the school before taking a tour to see the eight full-time volunteers in action.
 

MP JOINS GREAT GET TOGETHER EVENT IN MEMORY OF JO COX

June 19, 2017 - 11:35am

By: OfficeTeam

Yardley MP Jess Phillips joined more than 200 Birmingham teenagers to mark the start of a UK-wide weekend of celebrations in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox.

 
The 14 and 15-year-olds from Ninestiles school, Acocks Green, and Cockshut Hill school, Yardley,  formed a large heart shaped human chain and spell out the word ‘Jo’. The pupils, many of whom speak English as an additional language, then shared a picnic together.

JESS PHILLIPS RE-ELECTED AS MP FOR BIRMINGHAM YARDLEY

June 12, 2017 - 3:19pm

By: OfficeTeam

On 9th June 2017, Jess Phillips was re-elected as MP for Birmingham Yardley with a majority of 16.574.
 
Jess Phillips MP said:
 
"We did it. We won and beat the Lib Dems and their nasty campaign in to third place. We achieved a 16,500 majority the biggest ever in the history of the constituency."
 

MP ATTENDS COUNCIL CONSULTATION

April 12, 2017 - 3:55pm

By: OfficeTeam

Yardley MP Jess attended a Birmingham City Council consultation regarding the lack of repairs in the flats on Giles Close.
 
Jess attended a consultation with residents of the flats on Giles Close, meeting representatives of Birmingham City Council, and representatives from Wates.
 
This consultation occurred in response to the conditions that residents of Crabtree House were left in for the last year. Residents mainly highlighted persistent issues with the heating system, including broken radiators and constant leaking.
 

MP ATTENDS SCHOOL TALENT SHOW

April 7, 2017 - 4:43pm

By: OfficeTeam

Yardley MP Jess Phillips attended the talent show at Stechford Primary School.
 
Jess acted as a judge at Stechford Primary School's end of term talent show.
 
The show consisted of a variety of amazing performances, from bhangra dancing to magic tricks.
 
Jess Phillips MP said:
 
"I was so impressed by all those who took part. It takes real guts to stand up and perform in front of people. Stechford Primary is full of talent!"
 
 
 

MP VISITS 289TH SCOUTS

April 6, 2017 - 2:44pm

By: OfficeTeam

Yardley MP Jess Phillips visited the 289th Scouts to speak to local Beavers and Explorers.
 
Jess attended a meeting to meet with local Beavers, aged 6-8, and local Explorers, aged 14-18, to discuss politics, Parliament and being a local MP.
 
The discussion enabled some of the Explorers to make progress on attaining new badges. 
 
Jess Phillips MP said:
 

MP HELPS LAUNCH INQUIRY INTO BLOOD CANCER CARE IN THE NHS

March 13, 2017 - 5:09pm

By: OfficeTeam

Yardley MP Jess Phillips helps launch an All-Party Parliamentary Group inquiry into blood cancer care in the NHS.
 
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blood Cancer, of which Jess is an officer, has launched an inquiry into blood cancer care in the NHS.  The inquiry announced is the first undertaken by the group and will look at all aspects of blood cancer, including awareness, diagnosis, patient experience, commissioning of services and clinical research.
 

MP SUPPORTS CAMPAIGN TO END THE PUBLIC SECTOR PAY PINCH

March 8, 2017 - 2:53pm

By: OfficeTeam

Yardley MP Jess Phillips supports the campaign to end the seven year pay pinch to the public sector. 
 
Jess is concerned that real term cuts to public sector pay aren't just failing those working in the public sector, but everyone who relies on vital public services.
 
A report has been published setting out how the pay gapy and funding cuts have created a recruitment and retention crisis. 
 
Jess Phillips MP said:
 

MP URGES CHANCELLOR TO ENSURE FAIRER FUNDING FOR SOCIAL CARE

March 8, 2017 - 2:35pm

By: OfficeTeam

Yardley MP Jess Phillips has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer urging him to ensure we have a fairer funding for social care.
 
Jess has written to Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, urging him to provide local councils with the funding they need to solves the current social care crisis. 
 

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