Local News

‘Where’s Our Station?’ Ask Local Campaigners

Sunday 14th December 2014 was the day the first train in over 40 years was planned to stop for passengers at the new, publicly funded, Ilkeston Station. To mark the occasion, Prospective MP for Erewash, Maggie Throup; together with Jessica Lee MP and a group of local campaigners came together to ask Derbyshire County Council: ‘Where’s Our Station?’. 

Maggie Throup: “Stop Playing Politics with Our Station”

Local campaigner and Prospective MP for Erewash Maggie Throup has called on Labour-run Derbyshire County Council to stop playing politics with Ilkeston’s new train station after the authority announced further delays to the project.

Maggie selected for Erewash

Erewash Conservatives have chosen Midlands businesswoman, Maggie Throup, to contest the Erewash seat at the 2015 General Election.

Jessica Lee MP to Stand Down in 2015

Jessica Lee, Member of Parliament for Erewash, has announced that she will stand down as an MP at the next General Election in 2015.She advised the Prime Minister about her decision in a letter. In the letter Jessica made clear that:She intends to both serve out her term as a loyal and dedicated member of the Conservative Parliamentary team, and as a committed constituency Member.