February 14, 2018 · Mike Amesbury

Visit to ABB in Daresbury

I had a fascinating visit to a Daresbury company recently which is on the very forefront of developing some truly revolutionary technology.  

ABB specialises in a range of advanced digital tech used in advanced industries such as robotics and vehicle electrification.

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 February 05, 2018 · Mike Amesbury

Alstom Meeting

I recently met with Alex Burrows from Alstom UK and Ireland to discuss plans which could have a big impact of jobs in the constituency.

The company wants to develop a North West ‘rail cluster’ for advanced manufacturing, engineering and low carbon energy by providing a bridge for SMEs, innovators and large and small suppliers to drive innovation and growth.



This Tory Government wants to cut and cut again. It is a Government privatising our health service, forcing through a Tory hard Brexit, attacking workers’ rights and threatening jobs and living standards.


We have until June 8th to overturn that narrow Tory majority of 806 - will you help me secure a Labour victory that the nation and Weaver Vale so desperately needs?





 January 18, 2018 · Mike Amesbury

Government must fund councils like Halton fairly...

Earlier this week, along with my colleague Derek Twigg MP, I met with Local Government Minister Rishi Sunak MP to discuss the need for better funding for Halton Council. Like many councils, including Cheshire West and Chester, Halton is facing a funding crisis that is having serious consequences for the provision of services. Tory government funding reductions have meant that Halton has had to make...

 January 12, 2018 · Mike Amesbury

Joint Transport and London Minister sends the...

Earlier this week I wrote to the Prime Minister expressing my concern about the appointment of Jo Johnson MP as both Minister for Transport and Minister for London. Leaving aside Mr Johnson's record in his previous Universities brief, I am concerned that the signal this sends is that yet again, the North is taking a back seat when it comes...


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