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“Get rid of outdated Stockport trains” say MPs - Stunell & Hunter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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Minister for Childcare promises a review

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Childcare and Education, Sam Gyimah MP, has promised a national review into nursery school provision of paediatric first aid.  The Review will include a wide consultation of pre-schools on their practices, and on what checks there are on first-aid training providers.  The Minister stopped short of a commitment for universal paediatric first aid training for all nursery school staff.

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Mark Hunter MP supports new Care2save shopping website

Andrew Stunell and Mark Hunter showed their support at a Westminster event for Care2Save.co.uk, the newly-launched shopping site that will help raise funds for charities across Hazel Grove and Cheadle constituencies when people shop online.

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Mark Hunter MP dons a Christmas Jumper to make the world better with a sweater!

Mark Hunter, local MP for Cheadle constituency, has popped on a pullover and posed for a festive photograph to support for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day campaign.

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Secretary of State responsible for planning makes shock decision not to “call-in” Woodford Aerodrome

Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP, has today made a shock decision not to hold a public enquiry into the development plans of Woodford Aerodrome, despite being encouraged to by the local MP, Councillors and hundreds of residents.

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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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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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