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Andrea's Letter to Protect Dogs

I have written to Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs regarding the Dangerous Dogs Act, asking for a more rational approach to the legislation and for dogs not to be put down if they harmless but happen to be a certain breed. 

Andrea Supports Banning Cages for Farm Animals

I was pleased to attend the End the Cage Age event organised by Compassion in World Farming.

I joined 95,000 others who have signed a petition calling to ban the use of cages for all farmed animals.

Andrea meets Matt Hancock to discuss EDS

Residents may remember that I met 9 year old Lydia at my Health Fair in March, she bravely told me all about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and what she goes through every day. You can see more about this here: Click here

Andrea Meets with South West Yorkshire NHS Trust Leaders

Had a very informative meeting with the head of the South West Yorkshire NHS Trust today, good to pass on resident's comments and discuss improvements. Also visited the Fieldhead Mental Health Museum- thanks to Ash for showing me all the exhibits & great work they have planned!

Andrea holds her Regular Memory Cafe

Really enjoyed my Memory Cafe today in Outwood. Great turnout and fantastic spirit- We had a great time chatting and even sang some songs! My next Memory Cafe will be June 21st, hope to see you there.

Andrea Meets Students at Woodkirk Academy

Great to visit Woodkirk Academy again today to meet students who have set up schemes to help combat stress and mental health issues. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week & it was inspiring to hear about the good work they have done during this exam season.

Andrea Meets Network Rail To Discuss Morley Station

Great to meet with network rail representatives this morning at Morley station to discuss improvements to the station and routes. Better transport is an important part of My Plan for our local area & I will continue to push for improvements for Morley & Outwood!

Drinks Reception with Esther McVey

Fantastic night with Esther McVey in Morley. Thank you Esther! Thanks to my team for once again putting on such a great evening and to everyone who came to speak to myself and Esther about the future of our country. Social Mobility & Brexit are the key to the future!

Morley Ob: I Am Passionate About Good, Quality Education

I strongly believe that good quality education is essential for improving social mobility, that is why I am so proud of the work our local schools do for the young people of Morley and the surrounding areas.

Andrea Stands Up To Bullying

I have just met with Katie from the Diana Award who have launched an anti-bullying campaign that looks for school ambassadors to support pupils who are bullied.