Ian Austin MP

Labour MP for Dudley North

News

MP says action needed to help families & young people buy or rent a home

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Austin says new ideas are needed to tackle housing crisis.

MP says action needed to help families & young people buy or rent a home Read more

Dudley North MP Ian Austin is calling on Teresa May to impose a total ban on the ivory trade in the UK after a pledge to do so was dropped from the Tories 2017 manifesto.

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Austin calls for total ban on UK ivory trade

Dudley North MP Ian Austin is calling on Teresa May to impose a total ban on the ivory trade in the UK after a pledge to do so was dropped... Read more

Proposals being presented by West Midlands Mayor Andy Street to ensure Combined Authority contracts benefit the wider community have been dismissed as a “massive missed opportunity” by Dudley North MP Ian Austin.

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Andy Street's social value policy is a huge missed opportunity

Proposals being presented by West Midlands Mayor Andy Street to ensure Combined Authority contracts benefit the wider community have been dismissed as a “massive missed opportunity” by Dudley North MP... Read more

A group of young people from the Black Country and their mentors from Black Country Talent Match will be meeting MPs in Parliament next Wednesday to discuss their work to tackle unemployment.

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Black Country youngsters visit Parliament to talk about skills project

A group of young people from the Black Country and their mentors from Black Country Talent Match will be meeting MPs in Parliament next Wednesday to discuss their work to... Read more

The Tories cap on nurses pay is putting patient care at risk.

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Austin says "Scrap the Cap"

The Tories cap on nurses pay is putting patient care at risk. Read more

New research by Dudley North MP Ian Austin shows thousands of over-60s in the West Midlands are missing out on free bus travel provided to their counterparts elsewhere in the country.

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130,000 over 60's missing out on free bus travel

New research by Dudley North MP Ian Austin shows thousands of over-60s in the West Midlands are missing out on free bus travel provided to their counterparts elsewhere in the... Read more

New contract must provide jobs & apprenticeships in the region, says MP

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Austin says new trains must be made in the Midlands

New contract must provide jobs & apprenticeships in the region, says MP   Read more

The demand for wheelchairs is on the rise as they are used by hundreds of patients every day – from those with mobility problems to people being transferred to and from wards for x-rays and scans.

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MP backs the Dudley News Big Push wheelchair appeal

The demand for wheelchairs is on the rise as they are used by hundreds of patients every day – from those with mobility problems to people being transferred to and... Read more

A survey sent out by Dudley North MP Ian Austin shows overwhelming opposition to Dudley Council’s plans to develop the Lister Road Waste Depot. 

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Residents say NO to Lister Road development

A survey sent out by Dudley North MP Ian Austin shows overwhelming opposition to Dudley Council’s plans to develop the Lister Road Waste Depot.  Read more

Ian Austin is urging local youngsters and their parents to take extra care around water this summer.

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Austin backs campaign to raise awareness of the danger of open water

Ian Austin is urging local youngsters and their parents to take extra care around water this summer.   Read more

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