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Steve visits the Beacon C of E Primary School for Breakfast Club January 13, 2017
  Liverpool Walton MP and Metro Mayor Candidate, Steve Rotheram, today joined children from the Beacon C of E Primary School at their mornin... [MORE]

Liverpool residents top the charts as energy saving pioneers Steve Rotheram, Member of Parliament for Liverpool Walton and Metro Mayor Candidate said January 09, 2017
Liverpool residents revealed as ‘smartest consumers’ by introducing the most energy saving measures and products at home – joint w... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP pledges his support to the OK Foundation October 19, 2016
  MP for Liverpool Walton, Steve Rotheram, has committed his support to the Oliver King Foundation and joins a number of MPs as a Debifrilla... [MORE]

Steve joins Liverpool's fight against Dementia September 08, 2016
“I am delighted to be taking part in the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk today, joining with hundreds of people to help raise vital fu... [MORE]

Steve speaks at North Construction Summit July 14, 2016
Steve Rotheram MP attended the Construction Summit North at The Point, Emirites Old Trafford Manchester. The event was the largest event outside L... [MORE]

Steve visits Dementia Community Roadshow June 21, 2016
  Steve Rotheram MP, along with staff and volunteers from Aintree University Hospital helped to raise awareness of dementia and celebrate th... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP pledges to Count Armed Forces Community In June 16, 2016
  Steve Rotheram MP has declared his support for The Royal British Legion’s ‘Count Them In’ campaign, which calls for ques... [MORE]

Rededication of Daniel Adamson tug boat May 09, 2016
  The Daniel Adamson, a 109-year-old steam-powered tug, was built at Cammel Laird and has spent the last year at the shipyard being ... [MORE]

Release of damning report by APPG on Scottish Power Cashpower Mis-selling April 20, 2016
Following a year-long investigation by the APPG on Scottish Power Cashpower Mis-selling, the Parliamentary Group – consisting of cross-party... [MORE]

Steve supports Homes for Heroes Foundation launch in Parliament February 16, 2016
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has welcomed a new Foundation which has been launched in the Houses of Parliament help tackle housing prob... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP is joining with Citizens Advice to help people in Liverpool Walton save money February 05, 2016
Steve is encouraging people living in Walton to be one step ahead with their finances by getting help from Citizens Advice. Together with Citizen... [MORE]

4116 at risk in Liverpool Walton from silent killer February 03, 2016
Steve Rotheram MP has urged residents in Walton to protect themselves against the deadly threat of Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning. 4116 people in... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP backs bowel cancer charity plans February 01, 2016
 Steve Rotheram MP attended a Westminster reception hosted by the charity Beating Bowel Cancer to help raise awareness of the disease. On 27... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP calls on the Government to end the scandal of food waste January 28, 2016
Steve Rotheram MP at the Food Waste (Reduction) Bill photocall in Parliament. Standing alongside a display showing a typical example of a FareShar... [MORE]

Steve pledges his support for Holocaust Memorial Day January 20, 2016
  This week Steve Rotheram MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holoca... [MORE]

Shrewsbury 24 speech December 10, 2015
  Steve Rotheram (Liverpool, Walton) (Lab): I beg to move, That this House has considered the Home Office and the case of the Shrewsb... [MORE]

Steve's statement on military action in Syria December 03, 2015
On Wednesday 2nd December Parliament voted on whether to proceed with air strikes in Syria. Let me be clear, there is no harder decision for an MP t... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP pledges his support for the ‘Halve It’ World AIDS Day event in Westminster November 26, 2015
Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool Walton, was one of a number of Parliamentarians who attended a World AIDS Day event hosted by the Halve It campai... [MORE]

Trade Union Bill November 11, 2015
I was in the House yesterday where the Governments Trade Union Bill passed through its 3rd reading. Despite support for changes from a number of Tor... [MORE]

Jeremy Corbyn visits Liverpool November 09, 2015
Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, was in Liverpool last week following an invitation from Steve Rotheram MP to visit the City. The last ... [MORE]

Steve's statement on Merseyside Police cuts October 26, 2015
  I agree with the concerns many Walton constituents raise on cuts to the Police. I meet regularly with the Chief Superintendent in our area... [MORE]

Steve welcome's local apprentice to Parliament with CITB apprenticeship campaign October 03, 2015
This week Steve welcomed Neil Levenson and Ryan Gunn, employee and apprentice at M&R Joinery as part of the Construction Industry Training Boa... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP calls on insurers to stop ripping-off Liverpool, Walton drivers by £1,093,296 September 23, 2015
Research shows insurers are automatically renewing policies of thousands of drivers in Liverpool, Walton Liverpool, Walton drivers could save ... [MORE]

Steve Votes Against Tory Trade Union Bill September 14, 2015
Walton MP Steve Rotheram voted against the government’s draconian Trade Union Bill in the House of Commons on Monday night.  The Bill ... [MORE]

Peace Memorial Unveiling August 07, 2015
A special Peace Memorial was today unveiled in memory of those who lost their lives in World War One. The event was very well attended with Steve j... [MORE]

Walton revealed as the area with highest antidepressant use throughout Merseyside July 20, 2015
Shocking figures reveal antidepressant use in parts of Merseyside is nearly 60 per cent higher than the national average. Some 1,581 prescriptions ... [MORE]

Liverpool Stands With London July 07, 2015
Today marks a decade since the terrorist attacks on the city of London and it’s people. It was a day when 52 people were killed on their wa... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP has responded to data published by the House of Commons Library outlining unemployment figures in Walton. June 19, 2015
  Government statistics reveal the number of unemployed claimants in Liverpool Walton, as of May 2015, is 2,782. This represents 6.6% of the e... [MORE]

Walton hosts Premier League Kicks Cup Tournament following £650,000 investment to Merseyside Youth Association’s Jeffrey Humble Playing Fields June 01, 2015
The Jeffrey Humble Playing Fields, once derelict and vandalised, has been revived with a £650,000 investment from the Premier League and The... [MORE]

Steve Responds to Final ConDem Budget March 18, 2015
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has responded to the Chancellor's final budget. "The people of Liverpool won’t be fooled by the chancellor’s... [MORE]

Steve launches 'Workplace Initiative' in Liverpool Walton March 06, 2015
This week Steve Rotheram, Member of Parliament for Liverpool Walton, launched the employment initiative Our Community in conjunction with Communit... [MORE]

Labour Promise to Enact Steve's Bill March 06, 2015
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has reacted to the news that Labour's Transport Secretary Michael Dugher has confirmed he will introduce legislation that... [MORE]

Steve on BBC Report February 26, 2015
   Walton MP and Member of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee Steve Rotheram has reacted to the publication of the report by t... [MORE]

Steve on Zero-Hours Contracts February 25, 2015
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has slammed the government over news from the Office of National Statistics that the total number of people employed on z... [MORE]

Steve attends unveiling of Mersey Care £25M state of the art new mental health hospital at Clock View, Liverpool Walton February 19, 2015
(Photo's courtesy of Mersey Care NHS Trust & Joel Goodman) Mersey Care NHS Trust has officially opened its £25 million Clock View Hospi... [MORE]

Extending Free Childcare February 11, 2015
Walton MP and father-of-three Steve Rotheram has joined with Labour’s shadow children and families minister Alison McGovern MP to back the p... [MORE]

Everton FC free school nears completion February 10, 2015
 Steve Rotheram, Member of Parliament for Liverpool Walton, joined Shadow Health Secretary and Blues fan Andy Burnham as well as Hillsborough... [MORE]

Speech: Apprenticeships February 04, 2015
Speech by Steve Rotheram MP Apprenticeships Please check against delivery Thank you Mr Speaker. I welcome the opportunity to speak in a debate t... [MORE]

Steve Plays His Part in Men United February 02, 2015
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has reaffirmed his support to Prostate Cancer UK’s Men United campaign at a reception at the House of Commons, host... [MORE]

Steve Supports Calls for Minister for Older People February 01, 2015
With less than 100 days until the election, Liverpool, Walton MP Steve Rotheram has reafirmed his support for the Grey Pride campaign, backing cal... [MORE]

Steve Pauses to Remember Auschwitz Victims 70 Years On January 27, 2015
This week Steve Rotheram MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Me... [MORE]

Steve talks to Sixth Form students at Archbishop Beck January 26, 2015
The Labour MP for Liverpool Walton, Steve Rotheram visited the college on Friday 23rd January 2015. Sixth Form students participated in a Questio... [MORE]

Tory Economic Attack Doesn't Add Up January 05, 2015
  They’re the ones with questions to answer The Tories think that today they are turning attention onto Labour’s spending plans b... [MORE]

Steve Launches 2015 Election Campaign January 04, 2015
We are now just four months away from the most significant general election in a generation. On May 7 people in Liverpool Walton and across the c... [MORE]

HMP Altcourse December 17, 2014
Following the murder of an inmate in HMP Altcourse last month, Walton MP Steve Rotheram has reacted to the news that a new director has been put i... [MORE]

Steve to Speak Out Against Bedroom Tax December 16, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has urged MPs from all parties to back Labour’s attempt to scrap the Bedroom Tax by Christmas. Labour has forced a ... [MORE]

Steve Worries for Firefighters' Safety December 09, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram warned that changes that the Government is making to firefighters’ pensions are built on the assumption of a danger... [MORE]

Steve Gears Up to Support Small Business Saturday December 04, 2014
Steve Rotheram MP has joined Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna MP in celebrating the contribution of small firms in Walton as part of this ye... [MORE]

NHS Needs More than Osborne's Spin December 04, 2014
The Chancellor’s Been Found Out Yesterday the Chancellor mad his last economic prediction ahead of the 2015 General Election in the shape o... [MORE]

Steve Secures Commitment for Debate on Umbrella Companies December 04, 2014
Walton MP and former brickie Steve Rotheram MP has secured an assurance from the government that they will take the issue of umbrella companies se... [MORE]

Walton's Wages December 02, 2014
Tomorrow the Chancellor will deliver the Autumn Statement. Walton MP Steve Rotheram looks ahead to it: "We have been totally misled over the last... [MORE]

Steve Supports Private School Plan November 25, 2014
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has welcomed the Labour Party’s announcement that private schools will be stripped of their rate relief, ... [MORE]

Tyre Ageing in Brussels November 21, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has visited the European Parliament in Brussels this week to meet with North West MEP Theresa Griffin and fellow European... [MORE]

The European Arrest Warrant November 10, 2014
  Today MPs will vote on the future of the European Arrest Warrant and Walton MP Steve Rotheram believes al MPs should support it. Steve expl... [MORE]

#EndColdHomes November 10, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has vowed to support a campaign aimed at ending the scandal of cold homes. Labour’s pledge, to make at least five ... [MORE]

Tyre Ageing Roundtable November 05, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram is to host a roundtable discussion in parliament this afternoon with Frances Molloy, mother of Michael Molloy, who was ki... [MORE]

Steve Urges Liverpool to Join Rock Competition November 04, 2014
Steve Rotheram MP calls for musicians and film-makers to enter Rock the House and Film the House The Walton MP is supporting musicians and film-m... [MORE]

Equal Pay Day November 03, 2014
In the week of Equal Pay Day new figures reveal women in Liverpool earn less per hour than men. In the North West women are earning 17.6 per cent... [MORE]

Time to tackle Alcohol-related admissions October 21, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram is urging Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health, to get a grip of alcohol-related hospital admissions and lobby ... [MORE]

Steve Backs Childhood Cancer Awareness Month October 20, 2014
  Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has pledged is support to the Child Cancer Awareness Month 2014 and received a certificate for his help i... [MORE]

Steve visits RNIB & Bradbury Fields October 17, 2014
Steve joined the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and Bradbury Fields to talk about the need for people to be given the right suppo... [MORE]

House of Memories: End of Year Report October 14, 2014
Walton Mp Steve Rotheram has reaffirmed his commitment to support the National Museum's Liverpool's fantastic House of Memories project.  In... [MORE]

Time to Care Fund in the NHS October 13, 2014
The NHS is one of our greatest achievements but it’s struggling under a Tory-led government which wasted billions on an unnecessary top-down... [MORE]

National Minimum Wage to Rise with Labour October 10, 2014
The introduction of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) in 1999 was a great achievement of the last Labour Government. I only wish I was your MP that ... [MORE]

Raising Walton's Wages October 07, 2014
We’ve had almost five years of the Tories’ so-called economic plan, and it’s failed working people in Walton. There are thousand... [MORE]

Bedroom tax bill through to second reading September 05, 2014
  I’ve spoken to many people in Walton who have told me that they are struggling to cope as a result of the bedroom tax, int... [MORE]

Steve Responds to Supporters Direct Poll August 18, 2014
The only MP with two Premier League football clubs in his constituency Steve Rotheram, has responded to a poll conducted by Supporters Direct in w... [MORE]

Steve calls for people to turn their lights out to mark WW1 August 01, 2014
Steve has urged local people to take part in commemorations to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War by turning out their light... [MORE]

Ed Singles Out Steve for Bedroom Tax Campaign July 25, 2014
The Leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband, has signled out Liverpool MP Steve Rotheram for special praise at a meeting of the National Policy For... [MORE]

Steve Backs Merseyside Construction Apprentice Daniel July 17, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has attended a parliamentary Reception in the House of Commons along with local construction apprentice Daniel Tebay. Ho... [MORE]

Steve Introduces Tyre Ageing Bill July 15, 2014
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has introduced a Bill to the House of Commons, following the death of Merseyside teenager Michael Molloy. Stev... [MORE]

Steve Fights for Liverpool Representation on Northern Futures Project July 08, 2014
Steve Rotheram Calls for Liverpool Representation on Northern Futures Scheme Walton MP Steve Rotheram has challenged the Lib Dem Deputy Prime Min... [MORE]

Steve goes under the blindfold at Guide Dogs Liverpool July 04, 2014
  Steve took up the opportunity to experience the work of Guide Dogs first hand by taking part in a morning under blindfold at the charity&r... [MORE]

Liverpool Women's Hospital Woes July 02, 2014
Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust to be Investigated Today, the health regulator MONITOR has announced their intention to investigate ... [MORE]

Steve on Serve June 26, 2014
As Wimbledon kicks off, Walton MP Steve Rotheram joined the British Lawn Tennis Association in parliament, to encourage more children in Liverpool... [MORE]

Steve Issues Rally Cry for Donors June 23, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has issued a rallying cry for people across Liverpool to come forward and join the national donor register. In conjuncti... [MORE]

Merseyside Police Emergency Response Times in Liverpool Continue to Increase June 19, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has slammed cuts to the Merseyside Police as it has been revealed that response times to the most serious incidents has r... [MORE]

Labour will strengthen the minimum wage to help those on low pay June 16, 2014
I am proud that the last Labour government introduced the National Minimum Wage.  This boosted pay for millions at the bottom - without leadi... [MORE]

Queen Speech: What Her Majesty Meant June 05, 2014
My Lords and Members of the House of Commons. My government’s legislative programme will make a valiant attempt to strengthen the economie... [MORE]

Steve Backs Smaller Earth Group June 04, 2014
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has given his full support to the city-based business the Smaller Earth Group, as he joined the ... [MORE]

Labour's GP Guarentee May 20, 2014
The Labour Party have announced major plans to reform how you see your GP. If elected next year, Health Secretary Andy Burnham will implement a ne... [MORE]

Labour to Increase Minimum Wage May 19, 2014
Steve Rotheram has welcomed Labour's announcement to raise the national minimum wage if elected in 2015 through the creation of a Low Pay Commissi... [MORE]

You can't trust the Tories with the NHS May 17, 2014
With the Local Elections just a few days away, Labour MP Steve Rotheram has called on Liverpudlians to vote for the NHS this Thursday, amidst one ... [MORE]

Steve Shoots Hoops with Team GB May 06, 2014
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram received a masterclass from Team GB basketball stars this week during a special event in Parliament to pro... [MORE]

'My Ticket' initiative April 30, 2014
As part of a scheme to give young people in Merseyside a fairer deal on transport, constituents in Liverpool Walton aged 5-15 can take advantage o... [MORE]

Hillsborough: 25 Years On April 15, 2014
Today really matters. It marks 25 years since 96 innocent men, women and children were killed at the Hillsborough football stadium in Sheffield. ... [MORE]

Steve Backs International Diabetes Federation April 09, 2014
Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool Walton joined volunteers from the International Diabetes Federation and staff from Novo Nordisk and Roche, leader... [MORE]

Royal Mail Rip Off April 02, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has weighed into the row over the Royal Mail sale after it emerged that the Prime Minister had flogged the postal se... [MORE]

Royal Liverpool Ground Breaking Ceremony April 01, 2014
  Steve Rotheram MP along with other guests including Mayor Joe Anderson, Lord Mayor Cllr Gary Millar, Parliamentary Colleague Louise E... [MORE]

Steve's visit to Alsop High School for Hillsborough themed Mother’s Day assembly March 28, 2014
 Walton MP Steve Rotheram today visited Alsop High School in his constituency to join the students in a special Hillsborough themed Mother&rs... [MORE]

Steve Backs Sport Relief March 17, 2014
Walton MP, Steve Rotheram is encouraging everyone to get fundraising and to sign up to the first-ever Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games this ye... [MORE]

Tribute to Tony Benn March 14, 2014
In a week in which two giants of the left in British politics have passed away, I remember fondly, the profound impact that Tony Benn had on my ow... [MORE]

Steve Slams Government as Liverpool's Housing Benefit Bill Rises March 12, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has slammed the Government after official statistics released by the charity Shelter have proven that the number of housi... [MORE]

Steve turns postie for the day March 06, 2014
  Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram joined his local Postman on the streets of his constituency to experience what is involved in deliverin... [MORE]

Steve Seeks Culture Cut Clarification March 04, 2014
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has written to the Culture Secretary Maria Miller following a response to a question on the future of Liverpool City Coun... [MORE]

Steve Wants Mesothelioma Research Funding March 04, 2014
Steve Rotheram has called on the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP, to personally intervene in a bid to secure long-term investment for mesothelioma... [MORE]

Steve Responds to Hillsborough Update February 28, 2014
Following the release of the twelfth IPCC update on the Hillsborough investigation, the MP for Liverpool Walton and Justice campaigner Steve Rothe... [MORE]

Steve Demands Answer from FA on Everton Ticket Allocation February 25, 2014
Everton MP Steve Rotheram has demanded to see the evidence which led the chairman of the Football Association to sanction a reduced ticket allocat... [MORE]

Let's give patients and parents more power over local services February 17, 2014
For too long patients and parents have been shut out of decisions on the future of local schools and hospitals. We all want the best for our fami... [MORE]

We need real action to end rising insecurity in the workplace February 07, 2014
Families in Walton are facing the biggest cost of living crisis in a generation. Prices are increasing, wages are falling and for many hard-workin... [MORE]

Steve Marks Holocaust Memorial Day January 27, 2014
Marking Holocaust Memorial Day this week, Walton MP Steve Rotheram has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in the Ho... [MORE]

Shrewsbury 24 Debate January 23, 2014
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has today delivered a passionate speech to the House of Commons, demanding the Government release all remaining... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram Requests Internet Trolling Debate and Criticises Social Media Networks January 22, 2014
Labour MP Steve Rotheram has requested a parliamentary debate on the issue of trolling after the issue hit the headlines again this week. Mr Roth... [MORE]

Passing of Paul Goggins & Mesothelioma Bill January 08, 2014
It is with great sadness that Paul Goggins, the Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East, passed away on the evening of January 7th 2014. Paul dev... [MORE]

Tackling High-Stakes Gaming Machines on our High Street January 07, 2014
  I’ve spoken to many local people who have told me that they are fed up of seeing so many bookmakers operating as mini-casinos offeri... [MORE]

Shelter's Lifeline January 03, 2014
Shelter’s helpline receives too many calls from people in desperation, and on the brink of losing their home, because bills and notices have... [MORE]

Steve Salutes Aintree Foodbank December 03, 2013
Steve Rotheram, the Labour MP for Liverpool Walton has urged local people to donate non-perishable foods to the Aintree Community Fire-Station foo... [MORE]

Dementia Debate December 02, 2013
MP speaks up for 'once in a generation' dementia opportunity in Westminster debate Walton MP Steve Rotheram was amongst speakers in a special pa... [MORE]

Movember November 28, 2013
  DONATE TO PROSTATE CANCER HERE: www.justgiving.com/steverotheram Over the course of the last month, Walton MP Steve Rotheram has been growi... [MORE]

Steve Supporting World AIDS Day November 27, 2013
Steve Rotheram this week joined UK, international and student activists at a STOPAIDS parliamentary event to mark the 25th World AIDS Day on 1st D... [MORE]

Steve to Debate Administrations November 26, 2013
Walton MP Steve Rotheram will lead a debate in parliament on Wednesday evening on administration and insolvency. Mr Rotheram’s debate comes... [MORE]

Steve Slams Pensioner Care Cost Con November 18, 2013
Pensioners in the Liverpool face paying over £150,000 for their residential care before they hit the so-called 'cap' on care costs, new anal... [MORE]

Help me Scrap the Bedroom Tax November 11, 2013
There is a really important vote in Parliament tomorrow and a chance to scrap the unfair and unworkable Bedroom Tax. I am hoping to be called... [MORE]

Living Wage - Cost of Living November 06, 2013
This week is Living Wage Week. Trade unions, businesses, charities, universities and other organisations will come together to celebrate the livin... [MORE]

Steve Supports Small Businesses November 05, 2013
A TAX CUT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES WILL HELP EASE THE COST OF LIVING CRISIS FOR LOCAL PEOPLE Families in Walton are facing a cost of living crisis wi... [MORE]

Living Wage - Local Councils November 05, 2013
Liverpool Walton's Steve Rotheram MP has spoken of his delight that Liverpool City Council is to become a Living Wage council. ‘’Labo... [MORE]

Living Wage Week - Introduction November 04, 2013
  As Labour lead the charge on the implementation of the living wage, Steve explains why he is such an advocate of the scheme. "The number is... [MORE]

Steve Slams Probation Service Proposals October 30, 2013
Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has spoken out after the Labour Party revealed exactly how many offenders on Merseyside are to be handed over to private... [MORE]

Energy Prices Rises on Merseyside Above the National Average October 23, 2013
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has revealed figures which prove that the average cost of an energy bill on Merseyside has risen by £197 since Davi... [MORE]

Steve Reveals Shocking Cuts to Prison Staff Numbers October 23, 2013
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has responded to the news that the Tory-led Government are set to sack almost 14,000 prison staff in the space ... [MORE]

Steve attends The Walton Centre as 'Home from Home' Appeal reaches £200k October 17, 2013
  An appeal to build relatives’ accommodation at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust has raised £200,000 in less than a year.... [MORE]

Steve lays foundations for urgent care and trauma project October 15, 2013
  The construction of a £35 million Urgent Care and Trauma centre at Aintree University Hospital is officially underway with... [MORE]

Steve Marches against Fascism October 15, 2013
  On Saturday 12th October Steve joined thousands in a march against Fascism from William Brown Street, through Liverpool and finishing at T... [MORE]

Steve Votes against Gagging Bill October 09, 2013
Today I voted against the gagging bill. Here is why: David Cameron promised to fix our broken politics, but this Bill makes things worse and no... [MORE]

Grow Your Tenner campaign October 08, 2013
  From 15th October, local charities and community groups can receive double donations thanks to the Grow Your Tenner campaign, a £500... [MORE]

Tories Record on Schools & Children October 05, 2013
Childcare • Last year under David Cameron, nursery costs rose six times faster than wages. • David Cameron has cut Labour’s help ... [MORE]

Nut Production Jobs Staying in Walton October 04, 2013
  Walton MP Steve Rotheram and Unite the Union are delighted to announce that the nut-production factory formerly known as Trigon Snacks, ha... [MORE]

Tories Record on Housing October 04, 2013
Housing • Housebuilding is at its lowest peacetime level since the 1920s. • Average rents have gone up by 9% since the election &ndash... [MORE]

Tory Record on Jobs & Poverty October 03, 2013
Jobs • Almost a million young people are unemployed. • The number of people working part-time because they can’t get a full-time ... [MORE]

Steve Makes Prostate Cancer Pledge October 02, 2013
The charity Prostate Cancer UK tackled Walton MP Steve Rotheram over prostate cancer issues at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton last week. ... [MORE]

Tory Record on the Economy October 02, 2013
 Cost of living • Prices have risen faster than wages in 38 out of 39 months while David Cameron has been Prime Minister. • Wages... [MORE]

Tory Record on Energy October 01, 2013
Energy bills • Average energy bills have risen by £300 since David Cameron became Prime Minister. • Britain’s big six energ... [MORE]

Tragic Tories Only Deluding Themselves September 30, 2013
This week David Cameron and the Conservative Party will use their Conference to claim that they have turned the economy round. But in doing so the... [MORE]

Tory Record on the NHS September 30, 2013
  NHS • The NHS has had the worst A&E crisis in a decade on David Cameron's watch. • The number of people waiting over four hou... [MORE]

Tory Record on the Economy September 30, 2013
 Cost of living • Prices have risen faster than wages in 38 out of 39 months while David Cameron has been Prime Minister. • Wages... [MORE]

Tories Record on Crime & Immigration September 30, 2013
Crime, justice and policing • David Cameron is cutting 15,000 police officers by 2015. • Response times to 999 calls are rising –... [MORE]

Steve Opens Rebuilt Walton Neuro Centre Ward September 30, 2013
Merseyside’s specialist neuroscience hospital The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust saw its newly refurbished Jefferson ward officially ope... [MORE]

Labour to Freeze Energy Bills for 20 Months September 26, 2013
Steve Rotheram Labour MP for Liverpool Walton has welcomed today’s announcement by Ed Miliband that One Nation Labour is planning to freeze ... [MORE]

Steve Hails Labour Leader's Speech September 25, 2013
Ed Miliband reiterated his belief that people in Liverpool and in the UK, need a Prime Minister that understands we currently live in a county whe... [MORE]

Steve Welcomes 2015 General Election Policy Rollout September 24, 2013
As the Labour Party continues with our annual party conference in Brighton, Ed Miliband has outlined major policy initiatives that will form part ... [MORE]

Bedroom Tax Scrap September 23, 2013
  Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has welcomed Labour’s decision this week to repeal the Bedroom Tax, saying it will give hope to th... [MORE]

Steve Welcomes Labour's Tough Immigration Laws September 22, 2013
Walton MP Steve Rotheram, has welcomed an announcement by Ed Miliband that One Nation Labour is encouraging British employers to invest in the nex... [MORE]

Steve Speaks out on Dementia September 20, 2013
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has continued his campaign to raise awareness of dementia in parliament and reaffirmed his pledge to take acti... [MORE]

Carillion Out of Conference September 20, 2013
Liverpool MP Steve Rotheram has this week, worked with his union of more than three decades, to boot out a controversial construction company that... [MORE]

Steve Backs Labour's Energy Plans September 09, 2013
FAILURE TO ACT ON ENERGY BILLS SHOWS US JUST WHOSE SIDE DAVID CAMERON IS ON As the days shorten I’m getting more and more letters from cons... [MORE]

Steve Slams Cameron's Gagging Bill September 09, 2013
Only Labour will deliver the real reform our politics so badly needs Last week I spoke out against David Cameron’s lobbying Bill &ndas... [MORE]

Steve Speaks Out on Rising Cost of Living September 06, 2013
In an important debate on Britain’s cost of living crisis this week, Labour MPs attacked David Cameron for being out of touch, and failing t... [MORE]

Shadow Health Secretary Praises Aintree Hospital August 20, 2013
    Shadow Health Secretary praises Aintree’s new lifesaving knife crime trauma partnership Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnh... [MORE]

Steve Cautions Cameron Over Unemployment Complacency August 15, 2013
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has welcomed the news that unemployment has fallen in the constituency but cautioned the Government against complacency. ... [MORE]

Cost of Living: Bonuses & Bluff August 14, 2013
David Cameron promised he was a different type of Tory. The type that could govern the whole country; rich or poor, upper, middle or working class... [MORE]

Cost of Living: Bank of England Blame VAT Bombshell August 13, 2013
David Cameron & his Chancellor are out of touch...  David Cameron has often tried to claim his Government is helping people with the cos... [MORE]

Cost of Living: Broken Promises on Living Standards August 12, 2013
People in Walton don’t have to be reminded by national newspapers and rolling 24 hour news channels of how tough life is for them at the mom... [MORE]

Cost of Living: Out of Touch Chancellor August 12, 2013
People in Walton are sick to the back teeth of hearing David Cameron’s “Not me Guv” excuses. People are worse off today than in ... [MORE]

Cost of Living: Cameron Statistically the Worst Prime Minister Ever August 12, 2013
David Cameron is officially the worst Prime Minister for living standards, since records began. Hardly surprising then that Cameron wants to addr... [MORE]

Steve Reacts to Latest Trolling Victim August 06, 2013
Labour MP and anti-trolling campaigner, Steve Rotheram, has spoken after the tragic death of 14-year-old Hannah Smith. The Walton MP explained to... [MORE]

Steve Reacts to Latest Trolling Victim August 06, 2013
Labour MP and anti-trolling campaigner, Steve Rotheram, has spoken after the tragic death of 14-year-old Hannah Smith. The Walton MP explained to... [MORE]

Steve's Praise for Prison Staff August 01, 2013
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has praised staff at HMP Altcourse after it was revealed by the Ministry of Justice that the prison was “very effec... [MORE]

Steve on Plain Cigarette Packaging July 26, 2013
Before the election, David Cameron used to say that lobbying was “the next big scandal waiting to happen” and promised to clean it up so... [MORE]

Steve Demands Jones' Cooperation July 25, 2013
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has spoken out in disbelief following a visit to the IPPC's Hillsborough investigation unit in Warrington whe... [MORE]

65 Years of the NHS July 03, 2013
To mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of the NHS, Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool Walton, has called on local people to celebrate this inc... [MORE]

Steve Supports Cystic Fibrosis Week July 02, 2013
  Steve Rotheram MP met with representatives of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and families affected by cystic fibrosis at an event at the House of... [MORE]

Steve Backs Labour's Camapign to Give Veterans Rail Discount June 30, 2013
Ahead of Armed Forces Day this weekend, Walton MP Steve Rotheram has called on train operating companies to look into extending concessionary trav... [MORE]

Comprehensive Spending Review June 25, 2013
This week, George Osborne will deliver his Comprehensive Spending Review. As such, I thought it would be prudent to outline Labour's message to sh... [MORE]

Steve Slams Inflation Figures June 21, 2013
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has slammed Chancellor George Osborne as figures reveal today that the cost of living crisis is continuing to get worse, ... [MORE]

First Time Buyers Strife June 20, 2013
Figures from housing charity Shelter show that first-time buyers in Liverpool are having to save for longer to find the 20% deposit typically need... [MORE]

Steve bagpack’s in aid of Fazakerley Special Needs Project as part of Carers week 2013 June 19, 2013
                  As part of Carers week 2013, Steve Rotheram MP attended and took part in a... [MORE]

No School Left Behind June 17, 2013
Steve Rotheram, the Member of Parliament for Liverpool Walton has backed his constituency neighbour and shadow Education Secretary Stephen Twigg o... [MORE]

PCT Underspend Outrage June 14, 2013
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has obtained Department of Health figures, which show that Merseyside PCTs have handed back over £15milli... [MORE]

Walton's Unemployment Stinks June 12, 2013
Unemployment Figures Don’t Represent a Rise in Liverpool’s Living Standards This week The House of Cards was released on DVD. For any... [MORE]

End of an Era May 16, 2013
This weekend will see the end of two footballing legacies on Merseyside. In the red corner Jamie Carragher will bow out of football with a final ... [MORE]

Steve pledges his support for the Liverpool City Region Collective Switch May 15, 2013
  Organised by Wirral-based charity, Energy Projects Plus, together with the Liverpool City Region local authorities, the scheme aims to red... [MORE]

My Money Week May 08, 2013
  Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool Walton, has called on local schools to take part in My Money Week (3 to 9 June), giving pupils the chance t... [MORE]

Steve Reacts to Queen's Speech May 08, 2013
The Prime Minister promised change but things have got worse not better: Worse on jobs With one million young people unemployed and more peopl... [MORE]

Queen's Speech May 07, 2013
Tomorrow the country will know whether or not the Government is listening to them as they set out their legislative programme for the upcoming yea... [MORE]

Justice Collective Charity Appointees Confirmed May 01, 2013
The Justice Collective is delighted to announce the official appointment of the three Trustees for the Charity set up to distribute all monies rai... [MORE]

Steve Officially Opens Modernised Walton Church Post Office April 29, 2013
  To celebrate the launch of the new open-plan branch Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, ‘cut the ribbon’ at an opening ceremo... [MORE]

Steve Urges Parents to Check Children for Heart Concerns April 25, 2013
Steve Rotheram, Labour MP for Liverpool Walton, is calling on parents across Liverpool to check for warning signs of possible heart problems exper... [MORE]

Steve Warns Government Against Scrapping ASBOs April 24, 2013
Walton MP Steve Rotheram is urging David Cameron and Theresa May not to scrap ASBOs and has called for faster action to help tackle anti-social be... [MORE]

Steve Supports Labour's Fighting Fitter Campaign for Armed Forces April 23, 2013
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram is calling on the leisure sector to offer discounted services to members of the Armed Forces as part of Labours... [MORE]

News from Westminster April 19, 2013
Wage Stagnation Families are now losing £891 a year while  David Cameron gives an average tax cut of £100,000 to milli... [MORE]

Steve on Anne Williams' Passing April 18, 2013
Whilst Anne’s death following her recent illness, may have been expected it no less painful to the family and friends that she leaves behind... [MORE]

Steve on Thatcher's Funeral April 17, 2013
"I didn’t attend Lady Thatcher’s funeral. Instead I spent Wednesday morning immersed in constituency casework and catching up with the... [MORE]

Steve Congratulates Walton's Award Winning Business April 16, 2013
Labour MP, Steve Rotheram has congratulated a Walton business that has been recognised for its outstanding work in Liverpool. Stairlift Specialis... [MORE]

Steve Backs Labour's Local Election Pledge April 16, 2013
Liverpool Walton MP and former Fazakerley councillor, Steve Rotheram has welcomed the commitment from Labour to give communities new powers to sha... [MORE]

Hillsborough - 24th Anniversary April 15, 2013
What a year. What progress. What a city. The ‘real’ Truth revealed, a cover-up exposed, but the battle for Justice still to be won. ... [MORE]

Steve Outlines Labour's Priorities April 15, 2013
Labour's Priority Policies  Getting our economy moving so that we bring down the deficit and people have the chance to play their part: ... [MORE]

Spray for Justice April 12, 2013
THE ART OF JUSTICE Hillsborough artworks go on display at Museum for 24th anniversary The Museum of Liverpool will be marking this year&... [MORE]

Statement on the Death of Margaret Thatcher April 09, 2013
Lady Thatcher's passing is perhaps news that many had been expecting and some, it has to be said, were even looking forward to in recent years. ... [MORE]

MPs get on their bikes for the Love Leah Appeal April 03, 2013
North West MPs Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham were among 40 cyclists who took to the saddle to raise funds in memory of a 19 year old road accide... [MORE]

BUDGET 2013 March 25, 2013
This week’s Budget confirmed that Government is totally failing on the economy. It was a more of the same budget from a downgraded Chancello... [MORE]

BUDGET 2013: Quotes that Haunt the Government March 20, 2013
“But in the years ahead people will look back and see that what we’re doing today has laid the foundations for a sounder, stronger eco... [MORE]

BUDGET 2013: Dispelling the Tory/Lib Dem Myths March 20, 2013
So Labour would borrow more than the Tories? David Cameron says any action to kick-start the economy will lead to more borrowing. But the governm... [MORE]

BUDGET 2013: Steve Outlines Cuts Timetable March 19, 2013
As the Chancellor prepares to announce the budget, Steve wanted to give everyone in Liverpool Walton a chance to see for themsleves the timetable ... [MORE]

BUDGET 2013: Steve Slams Childcare Announcement on Eve of the Budget March 19, 2013
Steve Slams Childcare Cuts Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has slammed the Conservative-Lib Dem coalition government for their Tax-free Childc... [MORE]

BUDGET 2013: Borrowing For Failure March 19, 2013
Ahead of the Chancellor's budget, Walton MP Steve Rotheram examines the Government's arguments on borrowing" “David Cameron says any action... [MORE]

BUDGET 2012: Growth Failure March 19, 2013
Tomorrow’s budget should be about one thing; how do we stimulate growth in the British economy? I know that in Liverpool, our local economy... [MORE]

Steve joins runners on 96mile run for children's hospital charities March 18, 2013
Celebrities including Melanie C from the Spice girls, British Heavyweight Champion David Price, BBC Radio 5 Live presenter, Spoony, and former foo... [MORE]

Labour Returning to Liverpool March 11, 2013
The Labour Party will return to Liverpool for our annual conference in 2016 and 2018. The former Lord Mayor of Liverpool and now Walton MP Steve ... [MORE]

Labour Tackling Immigration March 07, 2013
Labour have today set out our views on immigration in Britain: We will not enter into an arms race of rhetoric on immigration. Britain has benef... [MORE]

Steve on the Bedroom Tax March 05, 2013
Imagine a government so incompetent that it designed a tax that hit soldiers but not prisoners; or a Department so useless it punished foster pare... [MORE]

Steve Supports Labour's Fair Funding Campaign March 05, 2013
By now I am sure that people in Liverpool are sick of hearing about “cuts”. I know I am. And as difficult and often tiresome as it is,... [MORE]

Steve Issues Warning to David Crompton March 04, 2013
Courtesy of the Press Association Liverpool MP, Steve Rotheram has responded to reports in the star on Sunday that South Yorkshire Police Chief C... [MORE]

Steve Calls for Councils to Have More Control Over Betting Shops February 27, 2013
Liverpool Waton MP, Steve Rotheram  has called for council's to have greater control over betting shops.  Steve, who is a member of the... [MORE]

Steve Urges Smokers to "Swap Fags for Swag" February 25, 2013
Steve Rotheram MP for Liverpool Walton, is encouraging thousands of smokers in Liverpool to ‘swap fags for swag’ by quitting on No Smo... [MORE]

Steve Slams Government for AAA Credit Rating Loss February 25, 2013
At the last election, George Osborne told voters he’d secure the recovery, cut the deficit and protect Britain’s Triple-A credit ratin... [MORE]

Steve Unveils 57th Liverpool No 1 Disc February 25, 2013
Music has the ability to unite groups of people and bring them together to champion a cause or demonstrate a collective sense of outrage at an inj... [MORE]

Enough is Enough February 21, 2013
Labour MP, Steve Rotheram has reacted to the figures published by the Office of National Statistics that have revealed a rise in unemployment leve... [MORE]

Hillsborough Inquest Judge Appointed February 13, 2013
Lord Justice Goldring to act as coroner for Hillsborough inquests Lord Justice Goldring has been appointed by the Coroners for the South Yorkshir... [MORE]

North West Bedroom Tax Bombshell February 13, 2013
Figures reveal unequivocally that the North West will be the hardest hit by David Cameron and Nick Clegg’s bedroom tax. With 110,000 Housing... [MORE]

Steve Welcomes Amendment to the Coroner's Act February 12, 2013
Labour MP Steve Rotheram has outlined the impact that the Government’s amendment to the Coroners Act will have on the forthcoming Hillsborou... [MORE]

Steve Salutes Sir George Martin February 11, 2013
Photo: Grace Lightman Liverpool MP, Steve Rotheram, paid tribute to the renowned producer, composer and musician Sir George Martin at the Music P... [MORE]

Weekly Round Up February 08, 2013
Ebacc = U-Turn The Tory-led Government this week staged yet another U-turn, as it backed down on its controversial plans to scrap GCSEs... [MORE]

Steve Slams Gove For School Uncertainty February 07, 2013
After three years in which the education system in England had been threatened with drastic reforms, Michael Gove has been forced into an embarras... [MORE]

Tories Haven't Given Up on Boundaries February 07, 2013
The vote in the House of Commons on parliamentary boundaries was a good victory for the Labour Party.  The vote meant that the advantage whic... [MORE]

Steve Joins Ed in Apprenticeship Pledge February 06, 2013
Labour's Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool Walton, has demanded that the government do more to create much-needed quality apprenticeships for young... [MORE]

Weekly Round Up February 01, 2013
Weekly News Round Up from Westminster: This week Ed Miliband called on the government to do more to create much-needed quality apprenticeshi... [MORE]

Steve Slams Bedroom Tax January 28, 2013
  Steve pictured with John Healey MP - former Housing Minister and strong opponent of this tax.  Walton MP Steve Rotheram has hit out at... [MORE]

600 Walton Women to Miss Out on Pension Reforms January 28, 2013
Pension reforms that will see women born between April 1952 and July 1953 and who will retire before 2017 ineligible for the single tier pension h... [MORE]

Steve Responds to Cameron on Europe January 23, 2013
Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has responded to the Prime Minister's long-awaited statement on Europe and his suggestion of a future in/out referendum.... [MORE]

Steve Signs Holocaust Memorial Day Book of Commitment January 23, 2013
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has today signed a Book of Commitment in the House of Commons, pledging his continued commitment to the Holocaust Memoria... [MORE]

Steve on Walton's Unemployment Stats January 22, 2013
As the number of unemployed people in Walton rises to 4,996, MP Steve Rotheram explains that today's figures do not show the roaring recovery that... [MORE]

Steve Talks to Deloitte Over HMV Administration January 17, 2013
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has contacted Deloitte, the administrator brought in by HMV earlier this week, to ensure that all money made o... [MORE]

Steve Promotes Labour's Tech Bacc January 16, 2013
Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has branded the Government’s plans for reforms to the Education system as “narrow” and “out of d... [MORE]

Steve Reacts to High Court Inquest Decision December 19, 2012
Steve Rotheram, Labour MP for Liverpool Walton, responding to the High Court’s decision to quash the original accidental deaths verdicts fro... [MORE]

Hillsborough High Court Hearing December 18, 2012
Ahead of the High Court hearing on Wednesday, Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has explained what tomorrow will mean for the families of the 96.... [MORE]

Steve Celebrates 65 years of Safety Group in Merseyside December 14, 2012
  Walton MP Steve Rotheram has backed a local group helping to promote the importance of health and safety in workpla... [MORE]

18% Cut for Merseyside Cancer Network Budget December 12, 2012
A survey of Cancer Networks in England which has been published by the Labour Party reveals the true cuts to budgets and staffing which is negativ... [MORE]

Steve's Santa Dash December 10, 2012
Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has joined in the Scouse festive spirit by taking part in the annual Santa dash through the City. Steve, who regul... [MORE]

Steve Talks of Pride in Representing Hometown December 07, 2012
Walton MP Steve Rotheram has spoken about ‘the best feeling ever’ when it comes to representing his home city in parliament. The Labo... [MORE]

Steve Supports First Aid in Schools December 07, 2012
  Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has backed calls to make First Aid training compulsory in schools. The former construction worker said, "Accord... [MORE]

Steve Welcomes Fire Station Foodbank December 04, 2012
Walton MP, Steve Rotheram is urging people who can, to donate food at the Aintree Community Fire Station. Steve, who has been campaigning in 2012... [MORE]

Steve's Real Big Society Speech November 16, 2012
Lord Mayor, Your Grace, Ladies and Gentleman, it is a pleasure to join you today and to celebrate Nugent Care’s work and to talk about the R... [MORE]

Steve Backs White Ribbon Campaign November 16, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has joined forces with the White Ribbon Campaign which seeks to ensure men take more responsibility for reduc... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP praises life-saving training offered at Liverpool hospital November 14, 2012
  Walton MP Steve Rotheram has praised the training facilities at a Liverpool hospital which help almost 2,000 healthcare professionals lear... [MORE]

Steve backs The Hardest Hit Campaign as 75% fear losing benefits under new rules November 14, 2012
  On Friday 9th November, a group of disabled people from Liverpool met with Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram to talk about cuts to disab... [MORE]

Steve supports free meals call for local college students November 08, 2012
  Steve Rotheram MP is supporting the Association of College’s No Free Lunch? campaign calling on the Government to extend the provisi... [MORE]

Hillsborough Tribute Single - 'He Aint Heavy, He's My Brother' November 02, 2012
FEATURING ROBBIE WILLIAMS, PALOMA FAITH, REBECCA FERGUSON, BEVERLEY KNIGHT AND MANY MORE!   RELEASED: 17 DECEMBER Steve Rotheram MP for Live... [MORE]

MPs applaud local apprentices October 19, 2012
  Merseyside MPs Steve Rotheram and Joe Benton have visited Carillion’s training centre in Liverpool to see how local apprentices are ... [MORE]

Steve Warns Cameron Over Unemployment in Walton October 17, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has responded to the news that unemployment has fallen by just 17 in the last month in Walton. Steve explained... [MORE]

Steve Reacts to Hillsborough Inquest Application October 16, 2012
Liverpool MP, Steve Rotheram has responded to the news that the Attorney General has submitted an application to the High Court for a new inquest ... [MORE]

Steve Reacts to IPCC Investigation into Hillsborough Disaster October 12, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram reacts to the news that the IPCC has launched an investigation into the conduct of the South Yorkshire Police d... [MORE]

Steve opens LHT's Walton HUB October 11, 2012
  A new resource centre helping local people into employment has opened its doors in North Liverpool. The Hub @ North Liverpool on Walton R... [MORE]

Steve Initiates Trolling Debate September 17, 2012
On Monday 17th September, Steve became the first MP to initiate a debate on trolling following the tragic death of Georgia Varley in Liverpool. Af... [MORE]

The Undeniable Truth September 12, 2012
On Wednesday 12th September 2012, after the worst human tragedy at a British football stadium which claimed the lives of 96 innocent men, women an... [MORE]

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Short Changed September 05, 2012
Merseyside MPs have made it abundantly clear that, under the formula used by the Government, Merseyside fire and rescue service will be penalised ... [MORE]

Steve in Partnership with Sefton CVS August 30, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram spent time this week with a group of inspirational young people who are taking part in this years National Citi... [MORE]

Brain Surgery at The Walton Centre August 28, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotherma is encourgaing people from across Liverpool to attend The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust in a fortnight's ... [MORE]

Steve Takes Part in Parliamentary Fellowship August 02, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has used the parliamentary summer recess to get his hands dirty with a new challenge.  Last week, the f... [MORE]

London 2012 Olympics July 27, 2012
As one billion people prepare to watch the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, what must the 542 members of Team GB be thinking? Pr... [MORE]

Steve Wants Greater Understanding of Carbon Monoxide Dangers Ahead of the Festival Season July 20, 2012
   Labour's Steve Rotheram MP,  joined charity Carbon Monoxide Awareness this week to launch a national campaign to raise awarenes... [MORE]

Unemployment Down But a Long Way to Go Warns Steve July 19, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has responded to the news that unemployment levels in the constituency fell by just 7 in the last month.&nbs... [MORE]

Steve Salutes Blessed Sacrament Infants July 17, 2012
Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has congratulated children from the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Infant School in Fazakerley, for the part that they pla... [MORE]

Steve Joins Campaign to Tackle Cardiovascular Disease July 13, 2012
Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool, Walton, is backing an important new report aimed at reducing the devastating impact of cardiovascular diseas... [MORE]

Steve says No to Olympic Tickets July 12, 2012
Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, a member of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, has been offered tickets by BT to the men's 100 metre final ... [MORE]

Steve Wins Seat at the Labour NEC July 10, 2012
Labour's  Steve Rotheram has become one of the Labour Party’s most powerful policy setters after being elected to the National Executiv... [MORE]

Action Mesothelioma Day July 05, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has urged people from across Merseyside to attend Action Mesothelioma Day at Liverpool Town Hall at 11.00am - 3... [MORE]

Steve Celebrates Armed Forces Day June 30, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, celebrated Armed Forces Day in Liverpool today and thanked the Armed Forces for all that they do. Steve expl... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram MP thanks Parfetts for North Liverpool Foodbank match funding June 29, 2012
Following his visit to the North Liverpool Foodbank earlier this year, Steve Rotheram MP helped secure further funding for the Walton based charit... [MORE]

Steve Signs Mencap Charter June 21, 2012
Steve Rotheram MP MP BACKS LEARNING DISABILITY CAMPAIGN  Steve Rotheram MP demonstrated his commitment to ensure that people ... [MORE]

Steve Wins Speech of The Year for Hillsborough June 18, 2012
My speech during the Hillsborough debate on October 17th was both the easiest of speeches and the toughest of speeches. It was easy as it was a si... [MORE]

Families Fighting For Justice June 16, 2012
   Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has paid tribute to two charities who are helping grieving families cope with the loss of their lov... [MORE]

£20M GILLMOSS FACILITY TO HELP TRANSFORM MERSEYSIDE RECYCLING June 01, 2012
A £20 million recycling facility combining high tech sorting with the latest green construction techniques was officially opened at Gillmoss i... [MORE]

Steve Nominated for Speech of the Year May 22, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has been nominated for MP Speech of the Year for his contribution during the debate on the Hillsborough Trage... [MORE]

Steve Slams ASBO Decision May 22, 2012
 Steve Rotheram MP has criticised the Government's decision to weaken the powers of the police to tackle anti-social behaviour and reducing a... [MORE]

Steve's Living Standards Speech May 17, 2012
(Please check against delivery - time limit may be imposed) Thank you Mr Speaker, I was supposed to be attending a dinner hosted by Her Majesty ... [MORE]

Awards for Walton Centre’s ‘Angels’ May 15, 2012
Awards for Walton Centre’s ‘angels’ A nurse who has cared for people with head injuries and illnesses for 35 years has been gi... [MORE]

Steve Issues Police Warning After Winsor Review Findings May 11, 2012
Steve Rotheram MP, has responded to the Winsor Review findings today and admits he is concerned that the Government are out of touch on law and or... [MORE]

Steve Urges PM to Stop Hiding Behind Leveson May 10, 2012
The Chairman of Labour's backbench Culture, Media and Sport committee, Steve Rotheram MP, has responded to Lord Justice Leveson's warning that he ... [MORE]

Steve Slams IDS May 08, 2012
Steve Rotheram has slammed the Work and Pensions Secretary and failed former Tory leader, Iain Duncan Smith, for suggesting disabled workers do li... [MORE]

Steve Wants More Help for Liverpool's Businesses May 06, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has responded to the news that lending figures published by the Bank of England show a decline in the amount ... [MORE]

Reforming childcare can boost our economy and help working mums April 28, 2012
  Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has spoken out about the need to reform childcare and give working mums in walton, the lifeline they ... [MORE]

Steve Responds to Internet Snooping Proposals April 27, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has responded to the news that the Government are set to introduce proposals that could see every email, text ... [MORE]

Steve Reacts to Double Dip Recession April 26, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has responded to the news that Britain has slipped back into recession. Steve explained, “David Camero... [MORE]

Steve Makes Bowel Cancer Pledge April 24, 2012
Steve Rotheram, MP Pledges to Help Save Lives from Bowel Cancer at Launch of Bowel Cancer UK’s 25th Anniversary Report Steve Rotheram, MP f... [MORE]

Steve Starts Saturday Surgeries April 20, 2012
Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has today announced the introduction of Saturday surgeries at his office on Rice Lane. Steve explained, "When I became... [MORE]

Steve Responds to 165% Rise in Youth Unemployment in Walton April 19, 2012
  Steve explained, “Today’s monthly unemployment figures signal more bad news for Walton.   “Over the past year I h... [MORE]

Steve Pays Parliamentary Tribute to Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Liverpool April 19, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has paid tribute to the City of Liverpool after the success of the first ever Global Entrepreneurship Congres... [MORE]

Steve Prepares for Emotional 23rd Anniversary of Hillsborough Disaster April 14, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has spoken ahead of the all-Merseyside FA Cup semi-final and the 23rd anniversary of the Hillsborough disaste... [MORE]

Steve Backs Labour's Call to Reverse NHS Reforms April 03, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has spoken out about the recent NHS reforms and backed the Labour plan to reverse the HEalth and Social Care r... [MORE]

Steve Puts the Tories Crime Record Straight April 02, 2012
Message from Steve: "Going into the local elections in Liverpool, I think it is worth reminding ourselves about the Tories record on crime.... [MORE]

Steve Backs Jobs & Growth in Walton April 01, 2012
Steve Rotheram has today backed calls for jobs and growth in Walton and attacked the Tory-led government's ineffective strategy for regeneration i... [MORE]

Steve Backs Calls to Help Squeezed Middle March 31, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has backed plans to protect family budgets. The Labour MP said, said, “The Conservative Party will h... [MORE]

Walton MP goes the extra Mile for Sport Relief March 29, 2012
   On Wednesday 14th March Steve Rotheram MP swapped his tailoring for a T-shirt, Everton shorts and Andy Burnham’s trainers, to co... [MORE]

Steve Supports Andrew Jones March 10, 2012
On Saturday 10th March, Steve Rotheram MP attended the 9th anniversary of Andrew Jone's death. Steve said, "Andrew was walking along Hanov... [MORE]

Steve Backs Alsop Quartet March 09, 2012
Labour MP, Steve Rotheram, has backed a quartet of students at Alsop High School in Walton, who have made the final of the Global ... [MORE]

Steve Reads to Blessed Sac Kids March 03, 2012
Labour MP, Steve Rotheram, has spent the afternoon with children at Blessed Sac school, in Walton. The former Lord Mayor of Liverpool rad, ... [MORE]

Steve Joins Foodbank February 25, 2012
Steve Rotheram MP, joined Luciana Berger MP for the opening of the Liverpool food bank. Steve explained, "Food is donated by schools, churches, b... [MORE]

Asbestos death rate for Liverpool highlights need for compensation “safety net” February 16, 2012
  New statistics show that Liverpool has a death rate for an asbestos related cancer which is above the national average.  Figures obtai... [MORE]

MP faces the music and get creative with City College apprentices February 12, 2012
MP Steve Rotheram met with a group of creative apprentices at Liverpool Community College’s Arts Centre today (Friday 10th February 2012) T... [MORE]

Steve Pledges Support to Beating Bowel Cancer February 07, 2012
  Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool Walton, has pledged to support the national charity Beating Bowel Cancer to save lives from the UK’s ... [MORE]

GEC Schools Competition February 03, 2012
Last Friday I spent the day hosting the semi-final for our schools competition for GEC at Professional Liverpool member Rathbone Brothers htt... [MORE]

NHS Myths February 03, 2012
During last week's Westminster Hall debate<http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201212/cmhansrd/cm120124/halltext/120124h0002.htm> on th... [MORE]

Steve Attends Supporters Direct Reception February 01, 2012
Supporters Direct today formally launched its proposals for football club licensing in an event held at Parliament, and hosted by Jessica Lee, Conse... [MORE]

Steve Blames Cameron & May for “Gambling with public safety.” January 19, 2012
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has reacted to the news that the levels of robbery, theft, and violence against other people, is up by a shoc... [MORE]

‘End the Big Six Energy Fix’ January 18, 2012
‘End the Big Six Energy Fix’ There is growing public concern about the behaviour of domestic energy suppliers - we believe it is tim... [MORE]

Steve Fumes at Unemployment Figures January 18, 2012
Labour MP, Steve Rotheram, has responded to the news that unemployment has risen to 2.68 million and that there are 7 jobseekers for every vacancy... [MORE]

Always On Our Minds January 12, 2012
Earlier this week Steve was approached by Matt Cafrey. Matt is a singer/songwriter born and bred in Liverpool. He has produced a song in tribute ... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram Secures DCMS Inquiry on Racism in Football. January 10, 2012
Labour MP for Liverpool Walton Steve Rotheram has been successful in his attempts to get a Parliamentary Committee to look into the issue of racis... [MORE]

Steve Wants to Protect the Elderly in Walton this Winter December 13, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram, has today announced his support for Age UK’s Winter Pledge. Steve explained, “Too many elderly peop... [MORE]

Taylor Egan of Fazakerley Primary Wins December 12, 2011
  Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has revealed that Taylor Egan of Year 5, Fazakerley Primary School, has won the competition to design his Christ... [MORE]

Steve Slams "Indefensible" Cost of NHS Reorganisation December 08, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has criticised David Cameron and Andrew Lansley’s NHS reorganisation, brandishing it “astounding.... [MORE]

Steve's Santa Dash December 04, 2011
Last weekend, Steve took part in the Scouse Santa Dash. The Liverpool Walton MP claimed, "The Santa Dash is a tradition at Christmas for me. I lo... [MORE]

Trolling Update December 02, 2011
Message from Steve: "On October 22nd, 16 year-old Georgia Varley was tragically killed at St James train station. As a tribute to Georgia, her frie... [MORE]

Go On, It's Liverpool November 25, 2011
Steve joined the Go On campaign earlier this month. Here is some background.... Background   The Race Online 2012 campaign led by Marth... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram Joins Fire Chiefs in Parliament November 24, 2011
MERSEYSIDE’S chief fire officer led a delegation to the House of Commons to lobby MPs about the dangers of making more cuts to the service... [MORE]

Steve Slams Hillsborough Trolls November 24, 2011
FAMILIES and survivors of the Hillsborough disaster were targeted by sick internet imposters who wove a cruel web of lies to hoodwink people affec... [MORE]

Steve Speaks Out Over Fuel Duty & Petrol Prices November 18, 2011
  FUEL duty must be cut when the price of petrol rises, Liverpool MP Steve Walton will demand today. Steve Rotheram,... [MORE]

House Magazine Article November 16, 2011
This week, Steve was featured in the 'House' magazine... Twenty-two years ago I went to Hillsborough to watch my beloved Liverpool play Nottingha... [MORE]

Steve to Fight for Construction Academy November 15, 2011
A LEADING Aintree apprentice school for youngsters hoping to go into the building trade is threatened with closure. The National Co... [MORE]

DROP THE BILL November 11, 2011
“The NHS will last as long as there are folk left with the faith to fight for it.” Aneurin Bevan  David Cameron is planning the... [MORE]

Rotheram to Question Murdoch November 09, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, will take his place on the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee tomorrow as they prepare to hear evidenc... [MORE]

Steve Welcomes MAVS to Parliament October 28, 2011
This week, Steve joined a lobby from the Merseyside Asbestos Victim Support Group in Parliament. "It was great ... [MORE]

Steve Sends Open Letter to PM October 27, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has joined with Liverpool Wavertree MP, Luciana Berger in writing to the Prime Minister following comments he... [MORE]

Hillsborough Speech (Full Transcript) October 17, 2011
  Steve Rotheram (Liverpool, Walton, Labour) I beg to move, That this House calls for the full disclosure of all Government-related docume... [MORE]

Every Little Helps September 23, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, today presented awards on behalf of Tesco to three locals schools in Walton. Children from Arnot St Mary's P... [MORE]

Steve to Submit Hillsborough Application September 13, 2011
This afternoon we will make the case before the backbench business committee for a debate on Hillsborough. I feel that it is very important that w... [MORE]

Steve Secures Debate September 13, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram made an emotional appeal to the Backbench Business Committee as he presented an application for a parliamentar... [MORE]

Update on Hillsborough Petition September 06, 2011
Message from Steve: The response to the e-petition was overwhelming with about 140,000 people signing it in just a few weeks. Passing the 100,000... [MORE]

Steve's Stem Cell Plea August 31, 2011
A message from Steve: "You may recall earlier in the summer that I invited you to help recruit 10,000 young, healthy men to the stem cell donor r... [MORE]

Police Cuts: “Irresponsible Gamble with Public Safety” warns Walton MP August 31, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram has today attacked the government’s police cuts amidst fears that Merseyside Forces are set to lose more... [MORE]

Steve Slams Shapps & Urges More Leadership on Housing August 30, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has reacted to today’s announcement that the number of homeowners in England is at the lowest since the... [MORE]

Steve Leads the Call For Full Disclosure August 17, 2011
Steve, who witnessed the disaster, has led the charge from the Commons. A petition calling on the UK Government to release all official documents... [MORE]

Steve slams "unbelievable" NHS cuts August 09, 2011
Steve with Labour's Shadow Health Secretary John Healey Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram has slammed the government’s NHS reforms, which ... [MORE]

Proposed Transfer of North Mersey NHS Payroll and Transactional HR Services to Capita July 28, 2011
Capita was recently selected as the preferred provider for the North Mersey NHS Payroll and Transactional Human Resources Services. This is a 7 ye... [MORE]

Driving home road safety July 28, 2011
  Last Friday Steve joined local fire and Rescue crews as they demonstrated road safety courses.    Steve said, "Our fire servic... [MORE]

Steve Sparks Nationwide Debate July 22, 2011
Steve has sparked a nationwide debate over his branding of certain TV shows such as The Only Way Is Essex, as regional racism.  Appearing on... [MORE]

“A day I feared would always come” says Rotheram as Police Cuts are announced. July 22, 2011
  Labour MP, Steve Rotheram has responded to the news that 34,000 police jobs are to be lost in the next f... [MORE]

Steve Attends Museum Opening July 22, 2011
Former Lord Mayor of Liverpool and current Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, attended the opening of the Museum of Liverpool. Speaking at the event, Ste... [MORE]

Steve Visits Drop in Study Centre July 14, 2011
  Last Friday Steve visited Liverpool Community College in Fazakerley to observe the Drop in Study Centre. ... [MORE]

Steve Meets Royal College of Midwives July 14, 2011
Last week, Steve met the Royal College of Midwives in Parliament.     ... [MORE]

Rotheram Helps Launch Cross-party High Speed Rail Group July 07, 2011
A new cross-party group supporting high-speed rail was launched on Tuesday at an event at the House of Commons. The All-Party Parliamentary Group ... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram Not Surprised by News of The World Antics July 07, 2011
Labour MP Steve Rotheram has today spoken out after it was revealed that the News of The World illegally hacked into the phone of murdered teenager&... [MORE]

Steve Slams Shapps July 07, 2011
  One of the coalition government’s maddest axemen is housing minister Grant Shapps. And his decision to axe the housing market ... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram demands better finance for local businesses July 01, 2011
Labour MP, Steve Rotheram is taking action to help local businesses, by launching a survey to find out about their experiences in accessing f... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram Slams Gove’s Proposals as “Out of Touch” July 01, 2011
Labour MP, Steve Rotheram, has heaped more criticism onto the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, following announcements on teaching reforms. &ld... [MORE]

Construction Speech July 01, 2011
On Tuesday Steve defended the Construction Industry in a Westminster Hall debate. A full transcript of the speech can be found here: http://www.pub... [MORE]

Steve Joins Victims of Asbestos and Mesothelioma July 01, 2011
Steve today visited the Merseyside Asbestos Victim Support Group,  The Walton MP joined workers to mark the Action Mesothelioma Day and the Ch... [MORE]

Steve Visits Broad Square Primary School July 01, 2011
Last Friday, Steve joined children at Broad Square Primary. The Walton MP joined the kids in taking part in CPR lessons as part of the Heartstart... [MORE]

Steve Rotheram Urges Young People To Take Action This Summer June 29, 2011
  Labour MP, Steve Rotheram is calling on his young constituents to make this summer one of change, personal development and social action b... [MORE]

Steve to attend Armed Forces Day service June 24, 2011
Liverpool will honour servicemen and women this Saturday in Armed Forces day during a special service which will be attended by Walton MP Steve Roth... [MORE]

STEVE URGES CONSTITUENTS TO APPLY FOR SPEAKER’S PARLIAMENTARY PLACEMENTS SCHEME June 23, 2011
In recent years, numerous studies have shown that Parliament is unrepresentative and that the creation of a host of unpaid internship positions... [MORE]

Liverpool MPs, Steve Rotheram and Luciana Berger spend the week living below the poverty line June 23, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram teamed up with Liverpool Wavertree MP Luciana Berger, to raise money for global poverty charities. The Labour MP'... [MORE]

Arise Sir Kenny June 23, 2011
        Labour's Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotherham has called on his Parliamentary colleagues to sig... [MORE]

Walton MP Steve Rotheram questions government over council grant reduction June 23, 2011
Steve has demanded the government hand back £11m which he claims was wrongly snatched from Liverpool council. But ministers ducked a protes... [MORE]

Steve's Maiden Speech June 17, 2011
 MAIDEN SPEECH Steve delivered his Maiden Speech to the House on 17 June 2010.   In it, he criticised the owners o... [MORE]

Steve Defends Army Pensions June 16, 2011
Liverpool Walton MP, Steve Rotheram, has defended the armed forces amidst growing concerns over their Military pension. During a Westminster&nb... [MORE]

Steve joins National Eye Health Week campaign to raise awareness of eye health and prevent avoidable sight loss June 13, 2011
Labour MP Steve Rotheram has joined eye health professionals and representatives of national sight loss charities in Parliament to mark Natio... [MORE]

St Columba Church in Anfield March 17, 2011
St Columba Church of England Church in Anfield has a new activity and sensory garden and on Friday 11 March Steve was pleased to take... [MORE]

Steve the (Charity) Barber March 09, 2011
Steve recently persuaded his snowy-haired predecessor, Peter Kilfoyle, to go for the chop in the name of charity.  The “sponsored haircut... [MORE]

Farewell to HMS Liverpool March 02, 2011
Last Friday saw Steve attending a civic reception at the Town Hall to mark the  decommissioning of HMS Liverpool. The warship – a Type 4... [MORE]

Liverpool Marches Against Spending Cuts February 21, 2011
Steve and his family joined fellow Liverpudlians yesterday to protest over government spending cuts. The cuts have forced Liverpool City Council to&... [MORE]

Army Garrison Visit February 17, 2011
The Army invited local Members of Parliament to attend a Merseyside Garrison Briefing last week.  Steve was pleased to accept and joined f... [MORE]

Inspiring Local Leadership February 16, 2011
Steve was pleased to attend the launch of the NAVCA’s “Inspiring Local Leadership” report, which took place in the House... [MORE]

Remembering Robert Tressell February 09, 2011
A number of events last week marked the 100th anniversary of the death of socialist writer Robert Tressell, whose seminal work “The Ragged T... [MORE]

Supporting Holocaust Memorial Day 2011 January 25, 2011
Thursday 27th January is Holocaust Memorial Day, established ten years ago in the UK to commemorate the millions who suffered and died at the hands ... [MORE]

Launch of Liverpool's City Embassy January 24, 2011
Steve was pleased last week to attend the launch of Liverpool’s ‘city embassy’ in the capital.  The ‘Liverpo... [MORE]

Unity 4 Walton Centre January 20, 2011
Oakmere Community College’s new Unity 4 Walton centre was officially opened by Steve recently. At the ceremony, he spoke to staff, s... [MORE]

Pushing for a Vote on Legal Loan Sharking January 17, 2011
Steve today joined with other MPs in calling for a parliamentary vote on capping the cost of credit in the high-interest lending market.  ... [MORE]

Change of Surgery Venue January 12, 2011
Please note that one of Steve's surgery venues has changed.  The surgery held between 5.00 and 6.00 pm on the 3rd Friday of each month will n... [MORE]

New Liverpool Walton Constituency Office January 05, 2011
Steve and his team have now moved into the new Liverpool Walton constituency office at 330 Rice Lane, Walton, Liverpool L9 2BL. The 'phone n... [MORE]

Season's Greetings from Steve and his Staff December 22, 2010
Steve and his staff wish constituents and the general public a very Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and peaceful New Year. It’s been a b... [MORE]

Protecting the Poorest Consumers from Loan Sharks December 09, 2010
On Tuesday this week, Steve attended a rally in Parliament organised to highlight the unfair practices of loan sharks. Research has found that arou... [MORE]

Liverpool Santa Dash 2010 December 06, 2010
Yesterday saw Steve donning his Christmas gear to take part in Liverpool’s Santa Dash. The 5km sponsored fun run involved almost ... [MORE]

Alsop High Enjoys Fruits of BSF Funding December 03, 2010
Staff and students today welcomed Steve to Alsop High School on Queens Drive in Walton.  Alsop, a Technology and Applied Learning S... [MORE]

Braving the Snow for World Aids Day December 01, 2010
  Steve and fellow MPs braved the snow yesterday, to take part in a football match organised to mark World Aids Day. The game, whic... [MORE]

Steve Renews Campaign for Cruise Liner Turnaround Facility November 30, 2010
Steve has renewed calls for a cruise liner turnaround facility at the Port of Liverpool. Proposals for such a facility have been rejected by G... [MORE]

Armed Forces: Steve Pledges to Do His Bit November 24, 2010
Steve this week signalled his support for the Royal British Legion's "Time to Do Your Bit" campaign. The Legion is committed to lobbying ... [MORE]

White Ribbon Campaign: Men Condemning Violence Against Women November 24, 2010
Steve met up today with campaigners from the White Ribbon Campaign (WRC). The WRC is the UK branch of a global organisation set up to ensure men... [MORE]

Marking World Aids Day 2010 November 24, 2010
Next Wednesday – 1 December 2010 – marks World Aids Day.  The global event is aimed at both raising awareness of the ongo... [MORE]

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week November 22, 2010
Steve was pleased last Monday to support the launch of this year’s Carbon Monoxide (CO) Awareness Week.   The event, organised by... [MORE]

School Sports and the 2012 Legacy November 17, 2010
Sport will be on the agenda today, when Steve attends a meeting on the future of School Sports and the 2012 Legacy.  The 2012 Legacy is inten... [MORE]

Out and About in the Constituency November 17, 2010
This coming Friday – 19 November - will be a busy day in the constituency.  Amongst other things, Steve will meet with Chief Superinten... [MORE]

UK Parliamentary Football Club Match November 17, 2010
Steve will be polishing his football boots next Tuesday, 23 November, in readiness for a match between the UK Parliamentary Football Club and t... [MORE]

Fixed Term Parliaments Bill November 17, 2010
The Government's Fixed Term Parliaments Bill is currently passing through the House.  It proposes that General Elections, which can curren... [MORE]

Higher Education Funding November 16, 2010
North West MPs – Steve included – met today with Malcolm McVicar, Vice Chancellor of the University of Central Lancashire, to hear ... [MORE]

Heritage Lottery Fund November 15, 2010
On Friday 12 November Steve met with Sara Hilton, Head of the Heritage Lottery Fund in the North West, to discuss the current grant schemes availabl... [MORE]

North West Labour Regional Conference November 08, 2010
Saturday saw Steve setting off for the North West Labour Regional Conference, which took place at the Southport Floral Hall and Conve... [MORE]

Meeting With Health Minister on Contaminated Blood November 08, 2010
On Thursday 11 November Steve will attend an open meeting called by Health Minister Anne Milton to address the issues raised in a rec... [MORE]

Further Education Meeting November 06, 2010
Yesterday, Friday 5 November, Steve attended a breakfast meeting with the Merseyside Colleges Association at Hugh Baird College to discuss... [MORE]

Meeting with Anfield Residents November 05, 2010
On Friday 5 November, Steve met with Rockfield and Tancred Road residents - along with Councillor Joe Anderson, Leader of Liverpool City Council - t... [MORE]

Walton Prison Visit October 29, 2010
Steve visited Walton Prison and spent time discussing various issues with new Governor John Illingsworth, who also gave him a to... [MORE]

Show Racism the Red Card October 19, 2010
Showing Racism the Red Card: Steve and ex-professional footballers Leroy Rosenior, Dave Bassett and Bobby Barnes Today Steve joined ex-professio... [MORE]

'Sneak Preview' of New Liverpool Community College Site October 01, 2010
Steve was pleased to visit Liverpool Community College's new multi million pound Learning exchange centre, today.  There, he was given a tour... [MORE]

Support for Guide Dogs September 29, 2010
Steve was delighted to drop by the Guide Dogs stand at the Labour Party Conference, to lend his support to the well-known charity and learn a l... [MORE]

"Get Britain Building" Agrees Steve September 27, 2010
During the Labour Party Conference in Manchester, Steve was keen to make time to meet with the Builders Merchants’ Federation to discu... [MORE]

Steve Welcomes New Labour Leader September 25, 2010
The results of the Labour Leadership election were finally announced at the Labour Party Conference on Saturday 25 September.  The new... [MORE]

Shadow Housing Minister Visits Walton September 21, 2010
Shadow Housing Minister John Healey MP came to Walton on Friday, to offer support to local Labour politicians determined to ensure the con... [MORE]

Steve Visits Altcourse Prison September 17, 2010
Steve visited HMP Altcourse in Fazakerley today to meet with Director John McLaughlin and the Senior Management Team.  A long and informat... [MORE]

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Awareness Week - 15 November 2010 September 13, 2010
Steve is happy to promote Co-Awareness - the locally-based organisation set up to alert people to the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning - by... [MORE]

Steve Resumes Surgeries September 01, 2010
Steve will resume constituency surgeries, following the August break, on Friday 3 September.  Please see the "Contact" page for detai... [MORE]

LFC 'Independence Day' July 04, 2010
LFC 'Independence Day' Rally Steve joins with John Aldridge and John Bishop to support protests over Liverpool FC's ownership St Georg... [MORE]