I very much believe that we need to reform the way that Pupil Premium Plus (PPP) is paid, especially for children who have been adopted.Read more
The Pensions Dashboard was intended to be a service that would enable pension recipients to be able to keep track of their pension pots and the different investment options open to them.Read more
The Government should stop the rollout of Universal Credit and fix the problems that it is causing in the real world.Read more
The WASPI campaign was set up in response to the Government’s proposed changes to the state pension age for women. Because of those changes, many women born in the 1950s will find themselves significantly worse off unless transitional arrangements are put in place to support them.Read more
Two weeks ago I asked local people: if you could change just one thing to tackle child poverty locally what would it be? With more than one in five children in my Barnsley Central constituency living in poverty, it is a question that needs answering.Read more
Women are the backbone of many local communities and often don’t get the recognition they deserve.
Whether it’s keeping families afloat, or caring for friends and relatives, or running local community groups – often on top of many other responsibilities – their contribution is sometimes taken for granted.Read more