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A Labour councillor from Maghull is celebrating with campaigners after the suspension of vaginal mesh surgery in England. Park councillor June Burns backed the fight to have the treatment halted after hearing from women whose lives had been ruined after having the treatment for prolapse and incontinence issues. Cllr Burns submitted a motion to Sefton Council in November last year calling on the Government...

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Budding artists drew a crowd to Clarence High school in Formby as A Level and GCSE students showed off their work. Formby MP Bill Esterson joined Sefton Mayor Cllr Dave Robinson at the event at the West Lane school where more than 100 pieces of artwork were on display and for sale. Mr Esterson said the pupils should be proud of their achievements and said they had done...

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Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson called for action on air quality on Clean Air Day. Mr Esterson said we could all help improve air quality by leaving our cars at home and walking when possible. The MP spoke in support of the British Heart Foundation's campaign to improve air quality and heart health through using the car less and getting more active.  

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Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson challenged the Government’s decisionto cut free school meals to thousands of children at Prime Minister’sQuestions.The MP asked Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May: “The UK has thelowest growth in the G7. Why is the Government’s answer to this togive handouts to a few wealthy bankers to fund an already lavishlifestyle, paid for by taking crumbs off the table of those on Universal Credit whose...

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Formby MP Bill Esterson is backing a Private Members Bill that would help homeowners in the town escape crippling fees linked to their status as leaseholders. Mr Esterson first raised the issue of leasehold after residents of Formby’s Bellway estate, Orchid Meadow, approached him for help after finding that their new dream homes came with expensive constraints. On top of paying the freeholder, the...

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Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson was delighted to open a new community police station in his constituency after years of manned police desks being closed down. The MP for Maghull said budget cuts had forced the closure of many neighbourhood police stations but he praised the work of the Merseyside Police  & Crime Commissioner Jane Kennedy and Maghull’s town and borough councillors for their work in securing...

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Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson says he will keep up the pressure on the Government in order to save the Rimrose Valley from the bulldozers and protect the public from dangerous roadside air pollution. The MP asked the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling in the Commons what the Government was doing to invest in rail services to take freight off the roads. The MP was left baffled by the...

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Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson will join with Hightown residents to fight the ‘disgraceful’ closure of the town’s GP practice. Hightown Surgery will close on June 8 this year after NHS England failed to find a provider to take it over. Mr Esterson said the decision had “badly let down” the residents of the small town, leaving them without a surgery and threatening the...

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Bill Esterson MP was full of praise for employee-owned company Parfetts Cash & Carry when he visited their depot at Racecourse Retail Park in Aintree. Mr Esterson is the MP for the area and also Labour’s Shadow Minister for Business and International Trade. Mr Esterson met staff and was given a tour of Parfetts warehouse by Chairman Steve Parfett and joint General Manager Chris Hewitt. Read more →

Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson paid tribute to hard-working postal workers in his constituency on the busiest day of the year for Royal Mail staff. The MP celebrated posties on “Postal Workers Day” and attacked the Conservative Government’s...

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