Fighting for Sheffield’s future

I was born and raised here and I will fight for our community: fight for investment, for world-class education for our kids, for a fair economy that pays at least a living wage. People here deserve better & I will dedicate my political life to making Sheffield's voice heard after years of neglect.
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Fighting your corner

Louise Haigh fights for the people she grew up with and lives alongside and is never afraid to speak her mind even when the easy thing to do would be to keep quiet.
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"Hardest working new MP"

Louise has never been afraid to fight for our community and hold the Government to account. She has asked thousands of questions on behalf of Sheffield, more than almost any other MP.
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My Community Fund

Apply for funding to help local community groups in Sheffield Heeley.
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Local Bus Changes Update

Heard about the changes to local buses? Louise's response is here.
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News
Posted by Robin Wilde · July 12, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
I was recently updated by South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive on the planned changes for local bus services later this year. These will mean timetable changes for the 20, 56, 75/76 and 86 buses, and the reinstatement of the number 19.
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Posted by Robin Wilde · July 9, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
A number of constituents have been in touch about the problems caused by off-road bikes, and I've raised the issue in Parliament. I'm pleased that South Yorkshire Police have now invested more resources in tackling anti-social behaviour using bikes, but they still need your help to put a stop to it. If you have any information, particularly names or photos of those carrying out anti-social behaviour, please call their non-emergency line on 101. More information is below.
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Posted by Robin Wilde · July 8, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
This week I got to attend the Garden Party at Chantreyland Children’s Nursery for the third year running, and had a fantastic time judging the decorated paper plate competition. This year the theme was “Under the Sea” and there was some great work on display.
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Posted by Robin Wilde · July 8, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
This week figures from the Nursery and Midwifery Council revealed a disturbing trend in the number of nurses on whom so many of us rely. Over 34,000 nurses and midwives have left the NMC register in the last year, continuing the trend of declining numbers which began last year.
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Posted by Robin Wilde · July 7, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
I was contacted by the teachers at Intake School, who asked me to come and speak to their pupils about the Send My Friend to School campaign they've been involved with. This is a national campaign involving thousands of schools, calling on governments to provide increased funding for global education.
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Posted by Robin Wilde · July 6, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Sheffield’s thousands of small businesses are the backbone of our economy and I’m proud to have so many in my constituency. I attended the first Connect networking event hosted by the South Yorkshire Federation of Small Businesses and 0114 Marketing, along with special guests from Google. It was launched in the hope of sharing business ideas, encouraging collaboration and ultimately bringing new investment and business to the S8 area of Sheffield and I hope it was successful for everyone involved.
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Posted by Robin Wilde · July 3, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
In my first question as Shadow Police Minister I pushed the Government on pay cuts for our bravest and best. The Minister's answer on Government plans was as clear as mud - you can see the question here.
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Posted by Robin Wilde · July 3, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
I'm delighted to have been asked to serve as Labour’s Shadow Policing Minister.
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Posted by Robin Wilde · June 27, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
I’ve just seen figures, published by Which? showing the state of broadband connectivity in this country by local area – and the results for Sheffield aren’t impressive. We have an average download speed of 23.2mbps, comparable to very rural areas, which simply shouldn't be the case for one of the North’s major cities.
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My Week In Parliament
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Posted by Edward Betts · July 19, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
First Shadow Police Minister Question In my first question as Shadow Police Minister I pushed the Government on pay cuts for our bravest and best. The Minister's answer on Government plans was as clear as mud - you can see the question here.
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