Families buying homes in Stockport will pay on average £607 less in Stamp Duty – Hunter

Home buyers in Stockport will pay £607 less in Stamp Duty under new Coalition reforms, research by the Liberal Democrats has shown.

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Erin’s festive drawing wins and will be made into 40,000 Christmas cards

Erin Jones, a year 6 pupil at Moorfield Primary School in Hazel Grove, has won local MP Mark Hunter’s annual Christmas card design competition.  

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Mark Hunter votes to save lives

Local Cheadle constituency MP Mark Hunter voted in favor of a bill that would enshrine in law the UK’s commitment to spend 0.7% of national spend on overseas aid. By voting for this bill, which was included in all three party manifestos in 2010, he along with other MPs, have helped to fulfil the government’s and the country’s pledge to care for the world’s poorest and confirm this in law.

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Pioneering Stockport scheme providing training and employment for the hard-to-reach

A Stockport construction company providing valuable training and employment to local people has been visited by local MP, Mark Hunter, to examine the successes of the project and how it can be expanded. 

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Mark Hunter MP joins campaigners to call for UK leadership to end AIDS

Mark Hunter MP this week joined UK, international and student activists at a STOPAIDS parliamentary event to mark World AIDS Day on 1st December.

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Health Minister Norman Lamb visits Cheadle constituency and pays tribute to local services‏

Local MP Mark Hunter, welcomed Norman Lamb MP, Minister of State for Care and Support to Cheadle constituency as part of a visit to two key care providers.

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CPR training in schools will make a ’Nation of Lifesavers’‏

Mark Hunter MP is urging people to join the campaign to dramatically increase the number of people trained in life-saving CPR and help create a Nation of Lifesavers.

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New retirement living scheme for Heald Green‏

Cheadle MP, Mark Hunter visited Smithy Croft in Heald Green, a new retirement living development owned and managed by Your Housing Group.

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Bid to introduce a fair deal for local pubs backed by Mark

Mark Hunter MP has added his support to a “market rent only” cross party amendment to the Small Business Bill that would deliver a fair deal for local pub company pubs in Cheadle constituency.  The Small Business Bill already includes plans for a Pubs Code and an Adjudicator to support pubs and their tenants but does not include the essential market rent only option which is needed to stop large pub companies forcing up beer prices charged to pub tenants to unacceptable levels.

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Time for extra support at the end of life

Local MP Mark Hunter has written to Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrat Party, to call for social care to be provided free of charge to people who are at the end of their lives.

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