Author: Samantha Teasdale

2018 North East elections

Today (3 May) voters will head to the polls for council and mayoral elections. Elections are being held in 150 local authorities across the UK and polls have been open since 7 am. During the week, both the Labour and Conservatives party have been competing to gain votes for local constituencies. […]

Sharon Hodgson MP: “Sunderland named country’s unprotected sex capital is incredibly concerning”

MP Sharon Hodgson has voiced concerns after the city was labelled “the country’s unprotected sex capital.” The Washington & Sunderland MP, who campaigns on compulsory sex and relationship education in schools, believes more still needs to be done and branded the issue ‘concerning’. She told SR News: “The Government’s cuts to public […]