Secretary of State for Transport gives the green light for the Airport Relief Road – Construction to start in March 2015

Local MP for Cheadle constituency, Mark Hunter MP, has welcomed news that the Secretary of State for Transport has today confirmed the orders for the A6 Manchester Airport Relief Road (A555), showing the green light for construction to begin.

 Councillor Iain Roberts and Mark Hunter MP consult plans of the A555

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Unemployment in Cheadle constituency halved since May 2010

Unemployment in Cheadle constituency has been halved since spring 2010.  In May of that year there were 1,144 economically active people aged 16 to 64 claiming unemployment benefits.  In December 2014 this number had fallen to 553 people, a rate of just 1.3%, a record low.


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Mark Hunter MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Mark Hunter MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.

 Holocaust Educational Trust

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NHS in North West should aim for zero suicides – Mark Hunter MP

Health bosses in the North West have been urged to back a campaign aimed at dramatically reducing the number of suicides across the NHS.

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Pressure builds on the Government to change the law on Paediatric First Aid training for all nursery staff

Local MP for Cheadle constituency, Mark Hunter, has turned up the pressure on the Government to change the law regarding paediatric first aid training for nursery staff by tabling a special Parliamentary Motion.

 Millies Trust

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Greenbank Prep School raises the new Cheadle constituency flag!

Cheadle constituency has had its own flag designed by Year 5 and 6 pupils at Greenbank Preparatory School, as part of the national celebrations to mark two major events in the history of British democracy which fall this year.

 Greenbank Prep School Cheadle Flag

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1st Cheadle Hulme Scouts meet local MP on their way to receiving highest Scouting award

Mark Hunter, local MP for Cheadle constituency, met with 1st Cheadle Hulme Scout Troop last Friday 9th January to support the older members in their efforts to gain one of Scouting’s highest accolade, the Chief Scout’s Award.

1st Cheadle Hulme Scouts

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“Get rid of outdated Stockport trains” say MPs - Stunell & Hunter

Two local MPs have joined forces in Parliament to get the notorious ‘Pacer’ trains scrapped, and replaced by newer, safer and more accessible trains on commuter routes through Stockport.


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Is the UK’s best small shop in Cheadle constituency?

Local MP Mark Hunter is calling on small shops in Cheadle constituency to enter the ‘Best Small Shops Competition’ for a chance to be recognised in an awards ceremony at the Houses of Parliament.


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Congratulations to the Reverend Libby Lane – the new Bishop of Stockport‏

The Church of England have announced that the Revd Libby Lane will become their first ever female Bishop, taking up the post of the Bishop of Stockport.

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