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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.

Suicide Prevention discussed in Parliament

Minister of State for Care Services, Paul Burstow MP, met this week with members of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Suicide and Self Harm Prevention to discuss a new Suicide Prevention Strategy for England which is due early 2012.

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.