MP Ruth Smeeth speaks out after the Labour party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn came under fire over the way they handled anti-Semitism.
Stoke-on-Trent Central MP Gareth Snell, has criticised Stoke-on-Trent City Council for their budget plans for the oncoming year.
In a letter co-written with Stoke-on-Trent North MP Ruth Smeeth, they stated that the council is ‘spending their cash reserves at a far greater pace than would ordinarily have been expected’.
Newcastle-under-Lyme MP Paul Farrelly has denied allegations of bullying in Parliament.
Farrelly, who has held his seat for Labour since 2001, said today the allegations made in a BBC Newsnight investigation have “caused great distress to my family”.
Members of Parliament will have the chance to vote for a new law to change the way the organ donation system works on Friday (February 23).
Currently there is an ‘opt-in’ system, where people can choose whether they wish to donate.
Comments by former Staffordshire University student and Labour MP Jared O’Mara have been slammed as “totally unacceptable” by a rival MP in Stoke-on-Trent.
O’Mara has resigned from the Women and Equalities Select Committee after a number of sexist and homophobic comments he made in the past have been revealed.
Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early General Election to be held on June 8.
In a statement made in Downing Street, Mrs May said: “I have concluded the only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election.
Stoke-on-Trent has been under the political microscope in recent months following the resignation of Tristram Hunt in January.
Many events have shaped the outcome of the by-election, leading to Gareth Snell being elected for Stoke-on-Trent Central on February 23.
Gareth Snell has officially become Stoke-on-Trent Central’s new MP following last night’s by-election.
The Labour candidate beat his nearest rival, UKIP leader Paul Nuttall, by more than 2000 votes
Labour MP Tristram Hunt for Stoke-on-Trent Central has today resigned from the party. The shock decision will trigger a by-election for constituents.
Guardian columnist Owen Jones admits the Labour Party made a “terrible mistake” in not offering an EU Referendum at the last General Election.
Mr Jones, speaking out during a visit to Staffordshire University in Stoke-on-Trent, said the party he supports missed an opportunity.