Stepping into the shoes of an MP: a student's take on local politics

By Samantha Smith, Former Youth MP Telford & Wrekin
Having shadowed Telford MP Lucy Allan, last week, I share an insight into the vital role played by our local MP in all areas of our community and the range of involvement with the constituency she represents.

Lucy Allan visits British Pregnancy Advisory Service in Telford

Local MP, Lucy Allan recently had the opportunity to visit the local British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) on offer in Telford. 

During the visit, Ms Allan met with the Practice manager and was given a full insight into the services on offer to women in the local area. 

Telford Journal Column

After three long frustrating years of trying and failing to leave the EU, politics has turned a corner.  

Boris Johnson elected to be next Prime Minister

Boris Johnson has won the Conservative leadership race and will become the next Prime Minister tomorrow.

Mr Johnson secured the landslide win he was seeking, winning 92,153 votes against 46,656 cast for his opponent Jeremy Hunt – a two-to-one margin.