Campaigns

Lewes MP queries decision on cancer drug funding

Cancer nurse, and Member of Parliament for Lewes, Maria Caulfield, has questioned a decision reached by the Department of Health not to fund second stem cell transplants for adults and children with blood cancers.

 

Lewes MP presents pension petition to Parliament

The Member of Parliament for Lewes, Maria Caulfield, this evening presented a petition, signed by hundreds of her constituents, to the Government, requesting an end to pension inequality being faced by thousands of women in the UK.

 

Record breaking employment figures welcomed by MP

Maria Caulfield, Member of Parliament for Lewes, has welcomed today’s record-breaking figures showing that there are more people in work than ever before, with 4,512,000 people in work across the South East.  Since 2010, there are over 2.7 million more people across the United Kingdom in work, me

Chailey Solar Farm - SUCCESS

Maria has been standing alongside local residents opposing the plans for thousands of solar panels on agricultural land in Chailey.The MP met with villagers at the proposed site and offered her support to their campaign against the solar farm.Maria formally raised her objections to the plans with Lewes District Council on a number of grounds, as well as contacting Ministers to draw their attention to this case.Maria reiterated that whilst she is not opposed to renewable energy at all, but it has to be at appropriate sites.

Keep Wivelsfield Green

I am backing local residents in their campaign to protect Wivelsfield from inappropriate development.I recently met with concerned residents to discuss the proposals affecting the village and I will be continuing to work closely alongside them on this matter going forward and will put more details up here in due course.