Local News

Local people back Maggie to fight for Erewash

Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash has been unanimously endorsed by local people to fight the seat for the Conservatives at the forthcoming General Election.

New Members Coffee Morning Reception

Over 30 new members to the Erewash Conservative Association enjoyed a coffee morning reception at the Sevenoaks Inn, Stanton-by-Dale last Saturday where they met MP Maggie Throup, officers of the Erewash Conservative Association and several Erewash Conservative Borough Council.

Maggie Raises Summer Rape Figures with Home Secretary

Following a recent meeting with Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Candidate Richard Bright, local MP Maggie Throup has raised concerns with the Home Secretary over the number of rapes reported to Derbyshire Police linked to nights out in either Ilkeston, Long Eaton or Derby during summer 2015.

Top Visitors for Local School

Attorney General Jeremy Wright, along with Prospective MP Maggie Throup paid a visit to Saint John Houghton Voluntary Catholic Academy, meeting students, teachers and Governors.

Educational Farm gets Special Visitors

Maggie Throup, Prospective Conservative MP for Erewash and Secretary of State for Justice Rt. Hon. Chris Grayling MP visited the Island Project Farming and Education Project in Risley to meet staff and students.

Business Minister welcomes new Skills College

Business Minister Nick Boles accompanied Erewash’s Prospective MP Maggie Throup on a visit to newly opened Derbyshire Construction Skills College in Stanton-by-Dale. 

Skills Minister checks out School Building

During a visit to Erewash, Skills Minister Nick Boles accompanied prospective MP Maggie Throup on a visit to Wilsthorpe School to see for himself ways in which recently announced funding for repairs and refurbishment will be of great benefit to its students.