Working hard for all in Bishop Auckland

19 April 2014

Campaigning for Bishop Auckland General Hospital

Opening the new Berco factory in Spennymoor

Opening the Sure Start centre in Coundon

Talking to Carers in Barnard Castle

With children at the Sure Start centre in Shildon

Answering questions in the House of Commons

Opening the new Thorns Lighting factory in Spennymoor

Campaigning for Road Safety in Cockfield

Supporting farmers in Teesdale

Meeting new mothers in Bishop Auckland

Helen’s Voting Record

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During the last Parliament, Helen had one of the highest voting attendances of any MP.

Helen attended 92% of votes in 2009/10, compared to the average for MPs of just (66%), and since being elected in 2005, her voting attendance has been:

  • 2008/09: 89.9% attendence, average MPs attendence was 63.1%

  • 2007/08: 94.7% attendence, MPs average was 69.3%

  • 2006/07: 86.0%, MPs average was 64.4%

  • 2005/06: 92.4%, MPs average of 72.0%

Helen has also voted in favour of Bills to:

Reform the banking system (e.g. The 2010 Financial Services Bill),

Reduce Child Poverty (the 2010 Child Poverty Act),

Combat Climate Change (e.g. the 2007 Climate Change Act),

• Make the House of Lords an elected chamber,

Increase support for international development (e.g. the Debt Relief [Developing Countries] Bill),

Improve Animal Welfare (e.g. 2006 Animal Welfare Act).

You can see a full list of Helen’s voting record here

Upcoming Events

Constituency Surgery

  • Date: 22 Apr 2014 at 12:00
  • Location: Auckland Youth & Community Centre, Walker Drive, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6QL
  • Appointments are not required. If your case is urgent then please do not hesitate to contact my Constituency Office on 01388 603075 or by email at [email protected]
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Constituency Surgery

  • Date: 24 Apr 2014 at 17:00
  • Location: Middleton-in-Teesdale Community Centre, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0TN (next to the primary school)
  • Appointments are not required. If your case is urgent however you can contact Helen's Constituency Office on 01388 603075 or by email at [email protected] Directions From Barnard Castle take the B6278 then bear left to join the B6282 which goes to Middleton in Teesdale. The village hall is situated next to the primary school. It is set back on the right hand bend coming in from the east end of the village. Hall Postcode: DL12 0TN