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Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell tonight attended the results of the election of North Tyneside’s new Young Mayor and Member of the Youth Parliament.

Speaking after the results were announced Alan said “I want to congratulate Oscar Daniel, North Tyneside’s new Young Mayor and Sophie Anson, new member of the Youth Parliament. 

It is a fantastic achievement for both of them and I was very impressed by their hard fought campaigns.  I look forward to working with them in the future.”

 

Election success for Oscar and Sophie

Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell tonight attended the results of the election of North Tyneside’s new Young Mayor and Member of the Youth Parliament. Speaking after the results were announced Alan...

Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell has welcomed the launch of a new mobile and broadband checker, available both as an online tool and as an app. The Ofcom Mobile and Broadband Checker is a one-stop shop which will show you your broadband and mobile coverage, test your connections and suggest tips for improving performance.

 

The App shows voice, 3G or 4G coverage from all major network operators, both indoors and outdoors, at any location in the UK – allowing people to compare which network offers the best service in places such as the home or office. Broadband availability and speed information is available using address-level data for the first time.

 

The app is free to download and available for both Apple and Android devices. It is also available as a web based version for desktop and laptop devices, which you can access at;

https://checker.ofcom.org.uk/

 

Alan Campbell MP said “It is concerning that 1.4 million homes and offices remain unable to sign up for broadband speeds over 10 Mbit/s, the speed required to meet a typical household’s digital needs.  Here in Tynemouth we have good coverage but for places like West Allotment upgrades still need to happen.  I am continuing to lobby to ensure that we get to 100%.

Launch of Broadband Checker

Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell has welcomed the launch of a new mobile and broadband checker, available both as an online tool and as an app. The Ofcom Mobile and Broadband...

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Alan Campbell MP for Tynemouth has responded to the Government’s announcement of the closure of Whitley Bay Jobcentre.  The MP said;

 

“It's reckless at best and perverse at worst for the Government to close so many Jobcentres.

 

Claimants from places like Whitley Bay will be forced to travel further to sign on and in many cases will incur increased travel costs that DWP will not reimburse. Living on benefits, these are costs they cannot and should not have to afford and risks harsh sanctions if people are unable to keep appointments..

 

This Tory Government’s decision to close Jobcentres across the country shows they are not serious about helping people to find decent, secure and well-paid work”.

 

MP calls on government to halt Jobcentre closures

  Alan Campbell MP for Tynemouth has responded to the Government’s announcement of the closure of Whitley Bay Jobcentre.  The MP said;   “It's reckless at best and perverse at worst...


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