Alison Seabeck

MP supports Alzheimer’s Society’s election campaign

Authored by News Desk

Alison Seabeck, MP for Plymouth Moor View, has pledged to make this election memorable by taking action to support the 850,000 people living with dementia across the UK.

Alison said: “Plymouth is aiming for status as a Dementia friendly city and we have some excellent work going on is schools like Stoke Damerel, in businesses and voluntary organisations, including with my own staff...

MP visits Drayton to learn about energy efficiency

Authored by Mary

Local heating controls specialist Drayton recently welcomed Alison Seabeck, Labour Member of Parliament for Plymouth, Moor View, to its factory to discuss the work the company is doing to help reduce energy costs for households by using energy more efficiently.

Alison met staff working on Drayton’s range of heating controls and learned more about how the company is developing...

MP seeks action on mobility scooters

Authored by Mary

Alison Seabeck, Labour MP for Plymouth Moor View, wrote to the Transport Minister, Robert Goodwill MP, last week to express her ongoing concerns about the safety and regulation of mobility scooters. This came after picking up on a number of concerns raised locally and around the country following a series of interviews she gave to the national media.

The safety and use of mobility...

MP challenges use of police cells to detain mental health sufferers

Authored by Mary

Once again, Alison Seabeck, Labour MP for Plymouth Moor View, has challenged Government Ministers over the use of police cells for detaining people with mental health issues, particularly children and young people. She was worried that the Minister seemed to have only just become concerned and wanted to "learn lessons" post the recent case, highlighted by the Herald, which occurred in Torbay...

MP demands action on equal pay for women

Authored by Mary

Alison Seabeck, Labour MP for Plymouth Moor View, today wrote to Business Secretary Vince Cable demanding to know why the Government continue to block action on equal pay.

Last month MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of measures for pay transparency that would see big companies (with over 250 staff) publish their gender pay gap. However the Government has so-far refused to implement...

Plymouth MPs host Political Awareness Day

Authored by Mary

Students aged 16-plus from Plymouth’s schools were invited to attend a Political Awareness Day hosted by City MP’s Alison Seabeck MP, Oliver Colvile MP and Gary Streeter MP, in partnership with the Plymouth Excellence Cluster last week.

The three MPs, alongside the Excellence Cluster, have become concerned about increasing disillusionment amongst voters, particularly in relation to...

MP attacks Ministers for delaying report into failing MMO

Authored by News Desk

Last week Alison Seabeck, Labour MP for Plymouth Moor View, challenged the Leader of the House of Commons, William Hague MP, over why Ministers at the Department for Food and Rural Affairs continue to delay a report into the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).

The MMO is failing local fishers in Plymouth and across the South West, by producing questionable data, which is potentially...

MP calls for an end to nuisance calls

Authored by News Desk

Alison Seabeck, MP for Plymouth Moor View, delivered a petition to Parliament last night, on behalf of her constituents, calling on the House of Commons to take action and end the scourge of nuisance texts and phone calls, which so many of us receive.

Having collected signatures whilst out on the streets of her constituency, Ms Seabeck wants to see a review into the current law on cold...

Are you Ready to Rock?

Authored by Mary

Alison Seabeck MP is urging local musicians and small venues to enter national music competition.

Ms Seabeck has called for musicians and small venues in Plymouth Moor View to enter Rock the House 2015, Parliament’s biggest competition which celebrates up-and-coming British artists and the live music venues that support them.

Applications are open now and will close on December...

MP challenges Minister over PIP assessments

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Alison Seabeck, MP for Plymouth Moor View, challenged the Minister for Disabled People, Mark Harper MP, yesterday on the difficulties many of her constituents who suffer from Muscular Dystrophy (MD) are experiencing with their Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessments.

Muscular Dystrophy is a condition which causes muscles to deteriorate and become weak. There are over 60 forms...

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