Richard has been leading the campaign for a replacement to Shotley Bridge Hospital in Parliament and with ministers since being elected the MP last year and getting a replacement was one of his six election pledges to constituents.
Richard Holden, MP for North West Durham, has this morning submitted a formal expression of interest to the Department for Transport to request that a potential new link between Consett and Newcastle be looked into.
In September 2019, Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) and road tax on new motorhomes faced increases of about 705%. This was due to EU Regulation 2018/1832, which states that motorhomes were to be classed and therefore taxed differently.
One of the key commitments Richard Holden made to the constituents of North West Durham during the election campaign and upon becoming MP (you can read about his full list of promises here) was that he would campaign for the local NHS.
Richard Holden, MP for North West Durham, has today spoken about a new rail link from Consett to Newcastle in the House of Commons in a question to the Secretary of State for Transport as part of his continuing campaign for a feasibility study and a wider plan for improving transport in North Wes
Richard Holden, MP for North West Durham, today gave his maiden speech in the House of Commons detailing what he will be working on for the people of North West Durham over the next few years – you can watch his full speech here.
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