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MP for Pudsey calls for the Safe and Sustainable review to revise its options regarding the closure of the Leeds Children's Heart Surgery Unit

MP for Pudsey, Mr Stuart Andrew MP questioned the Minister of State for Health, Mr Simon Burns MP, at this week’s health questions on Tuesday 22nd, in light of new evidence that most families in Yorkshire and the Humber will travel to Liverpool or Leicester rather than Newcastle if the Children’s Heart Surgery Unit in Leeds was to close. Mr Andrew, who is currently heading up the campaign in Westminster to save the Unit, has raised this issue several times with the Secretary of State for Health during earlier Parliamentary Questions sessions.

Stuart Andrew supports Pancreatic Cancer UK's 'Campaign for Hope'

Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey, is supporting Pancreatic Cancer UK’s ‘Campaign for Hope’, which launched during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November. The Campaign for Hope aims to double survival rates in five years – potentially saving up to 250 lives a year.

Stuart Andrew MP shows support for Meningitis Change Futures Campaign

The Meningitis Changes Futures campaign was launched this week at the Houses of Parliament, and aims to raise awareness of the long-term after-effects of meningitis, many of which are ‘invisible’. Amongst those MPs who attended was Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey.

Employment Minister Visits Apprentice Training Centre in Guiseley

Yesterday Minister of State for Employment, Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, visited Airedale International Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Centre with Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey. This took place on the same day that Mr Andrew raised the issue of apprentices in Parliament.

Extensive Programme of Training for Apprentices

Global air conditioning manufacturer Airedale was pleased to welcome Employment Minister Chris Grayling and Stuart Andrew MP to their Leeds based research and manufacturing plant on Thursday 28th October 2011.

Leeds Youth Council Lobby Local MP in Parliament

Children from Leeds Youth Council met with Stuart Andrew, MP for Pudsey, yesterday to lobby for an improvement in youth services in Leeds and Bradford. Miriam Razzaque, 11, spoke with her local MP, Mr Andrew, to discuss her concerns about the lack of facilities for children and teenagers in Tyersal.

Support Builds for Leeds Children's Heart Unit

Representatives and trustees from the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF), doctors and councillors today (9 November) presented the Yorkshire & The Humber Joint Health & Overview Scrutiny Committee's report to 16 influential MPs and Peers at the House of Commons.