In response to last night’s County Council Planning Committee vote to allow an exploratory well to be drilled on land off the A634 between Barnby Moor and Blyth, local MP John Mann said that any fracking should only go ahead if local people support it.
This week John Mann MP joined seven leading UK charities to highlight World Cancer Day 2017.
On Monday evening John Mann MP held a debate in Parliament on the future of Bassetlaw Hospital and the closure of the children’s ward to new admissions overnight.
Bassetlaw MP John Mann has said that the latest statistics published today by the Ministry of Justice showing Prison suicides at record levels highlights the need for the Government to hire more prison officers.
Bassetlaw MP John Mann this week teamed up with the charity Beating Bowel Cancer to back the case for reducing the bowel cancer screening age.
Bassetlaw MP John Mann has called on the Government to now publish a simple Brexit Bill in Parliament which triggers Article 50 and starts the process of the UK leaving the European Union.
Bassetlaw MP John Mann has tabled a Parliamentary Motion calling on the Government to implement its commitment and introduce a total ban on all ivory sales and close down the ivory market in the UK.
John Mann MP has supported a debate in Parliament on avoidable sight loss.
There are almost 2 million people in the UK living with sight loss, and this is predicted to double to around 4 million people by 2050, in part due to our ageing population. It is estimated that 50% of sight loss incidences are avoidable. Despite the high occurrence of sight loss, there is no overarching strategy in England to govern it, in contrast to the strategies that exist for hearing loss and dementia. Eye care strategies do exist in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Jaden Waugh from Harworth this week gave evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee in Parliament. Jaden, who is 20, is undertaking a Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services Apprenticeship with Carillion plc.
Bassetlaw MP John Mann has written to the Chancellor Philip Hammond calling on him to make an immediate cut of 10p in the rate of Fuel Duty in his Autumn Statement.