Gill urges constituents to wear it pink

Gill Furniss has dressed in pink to lend her support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October and raise vital funds for breast cancer research.  Gill is encouraging her constituents in Brightside and Hillsborough to join her, and sign up to take part in the UK’s biggest pink fundraiser. The event, which takes place during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is in its 16th year and has raised over £30 million to date for Breast Cancer Now’s life-saving research. Continue reading

The Repeal Bill

You may have seen a lot in the news about the Repeal Bill, which today has begun to be debated in the House of Commons. The Great Repeal Bill is a huge piece of legislation which sets to transfer all EU law into UK domestic law to provide continuation for businesses and consumers on exit day in March 2019. Firstly, I want to emphasise that this Bill is not about whether Britain leaves the EU. That issue was settled by the referendum result and the Article 50 Bill. The Labour Party has been very clear that we respect the referendum result and recognise that Britain is leaving the EU.   Instead, this Bill is about how we leave the EU, what role Parliament has in the process and how we safeguard vital rights and protections as we leave.     Continue reading

GCSE results day

It's GCSE results day, and the first time that the new grading system has been used in some subjects. Continue reading

Be a Binner

I am backing Yorkshire Waters 'Be a Binner' campaign urging all residents in Brightside and Hillsborough to bin wet wipes and sanitary towels, instead of flushing them.  Continue reading

Electrical Goods Safety

The Government have dragged their feet when it comes to electrical goods safety. Continue reading

Team Park Run in Sheffield

London 2017 may be over but you can still keep the magic alive. Continue reading

Named and Shamed - businesses failing to pay the minimum wage

This week details of employers who are regularly failing to pay the minimum wage to hard working staff were named. Continue reading