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Welcome to my website, where you will find my latest news, brief biography, details how to contact
me and some other useful links and information. There is also some information about the constituency and local contact numbers that might be useful.
I am here for all my constituents, so if you have any queries or other concerns, please contact me or make an appointment to see me at one of my regular advice surgeries.
As the MP for Penistone & Stocksbridge, I am always looking for different ways to keep in touch with my constituents, so I hope you find this site useful and informative. The site is updated regularly, so please do come back often. If you live in Penistone and Stocksbridge and have a problem or wish to raise an issue please contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.Best wishes
Member of Parliament Penistone & Stocksbridge
Latest from Angela
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Angela Smith, Local Labour MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge, has spoken up for fair funding for our schools.
The Government has recently consulted on a new National Funding Formula for Schools, which would in theory remove the disparity in the funding which different schools receive. Concerns have been expressed by many local people that this could mean budget cuts at some local schools.
Sunday, 12 February 2017
Angela Smith MP, whose constituency covers TATA Stocksbridge has today welcomed the news that Tata have finally clarified the future of its South Yorkshire based Speciality Steels business.
This follows months of unnecessary stress and concern as workers were left in the dark about their future.
Today she was informed that Liberty House Group are set to acquire the business which produces a range of high value steel products for use around the world and supports around 800 jobs at its Stocksbridge plant, with many more in Rotherham, the supply chain and local economies.
Alongside Community Union, she has spent the last year campaigning to save the business, after Tata announced in March that it... Read More...
Friday, 13 January 2017
Angela has today written to the Sheffield Clinical Care Group over concerns she has about the future of specialist services at the home.
This comes after she was made aware that staff had been informed by the Sheffield Health and Social Care Trust that it is pulling out of the contract it has with South Yorkshire Housing Association to provide specialist nursing services at the home.
SHSC has stated that it is struggling to cover the costs of the service because of the extra staff it has had to supply because of previous concerns expressed over the level care at the home. These cost are having to be funded by SHSC because they are not... Read More...
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