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Andrea Hosts Health Debate

It was great to host and speak at the Conservative Health debate on diabetes this evening.

We had a fantastic expert panel discussing innovation and advances in diabetes: Lord Ribeiro, Profs; Nadey Hakim, Alex Miras, Francesco Rubino, Peter Friend.Chris Edson.

Andrea Meets Local Students in Parliament

The student parliament of Outwood Grange Academies Trust came to visit Westminster today. Nick Gibb, Minister of State for School Standards, and I were grilled by their fantastic MPs. So good to have such a great academy in our local area! 

Andrea Supports the Stop MS Campaign

I am pleased to support the 'Stop MS' campaign with MS Society UK and help raise awareness.

My sister Debbie has MS, is losing her sight, and I have seen how debilitating this disease is. I am proud of so Debbie, who is a real trooper and very inspiring. 

Andrea Supports the Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles Sector

Today I asked what steps the Government are taking to help encourage the ultra-low emission vehicles sector in the UK.

I am very pleased that the Minister has agreed to visit Alfa Power, in Morley, to see the fantastic work they do.

Andrea Fights to Save Morley Market

Last year, a number of stall holders in Morley Market contacted me about the financial difficulties faced by the company that owned the Market itself, Town and Country Markets.

Andrea Praises YPO & Amazon Deal

I have learned of the recent agreement reached between the Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO) and Amazon Business for a five-years digital marketplace contract. This is fantastic news for all the workers and the clients of YPO and takes the company in a different dimension.

Andrea Plants a Tree at Rodillian Academy

Great to visit The Rodillian Academy and plant a tree for the Queen' Commonwealth Canopy with students today.

Good to hear also about their resilience programs, everyone said the hardest task was the most rewarding and fun!

Morley Ob: Even More Mental Health Support Is Needed

According to NHS Digital, at any one time a sixth of the population in England aged 16-64 have a mental health problem, meaning the chances are we all know someone who is affected. Thankfully, mental health awareness is increasing, and this is a welcome and positive change in our society.