Ian Austin MP

Independent MP for Dudley North

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Dudley North MP Ian Austin is calling for an urgent meeting with Home Secretary Sajid Javid MP over policing in the West Midlands.

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Austin demands urgent meeting with the Home Secretary over policing

Dudley North MP Ian Austin is calling for an urgent meeting with Home Secretary Sajid Javid MP over policing in the West Midlands. Read more

I grew up in Dudley and love the place. Being the local MP is the greatest privilege in the world and I am so grateful to have the chance to serve this community. I work hard every day to repay the confidence people have placed in me and I promise I will carry on working just as hard to help local people, stand up for Dudley and improve things in the area.

I have taken the difficult decision to leave the Labour Party.

I grew up in Dudley and love the place. Being the local MP is the greatest privilege in the world and I am so grateful to have the chance to... Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin met young apprentices in Parliament this week to show his support for National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (NAW2019)

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Austin backs more apprenticeships for the Black Country

Dudley MP Ian Austin met young apprentices in Parliament this week to show his support for National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (NAW2019) Read more

Read the piece I wrote for the Times on Winston Churchill. 

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Winston Churchill: hero or villain

Read the piece I wrote for the Times on Winston Churchill.  Read more

West Midlands MPs will meet the organisers of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Parliament tomorrow.

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MP's meet to discuss plans for Commonwealth Games

West Midlands MPs will meet the organisers of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Parliament tomorrow. Read more

Millions of older people across the country are set to lose their TV licence in 2020 despite the Conservatives promising in their 2017 general election manifesto to protect free TV licences until 2022.

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Austin slams plans to take free TV Licence from over 75s

Millions of older people across the country are set to lose their TV licence in 2020 despite the Conservatives promising in their 2017 general election manifesto to protect free TV... Read more

Dudley MP speaks up for local people needing new drugs

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Austin calls for debate on drugs for rare diseases

Dudley MP speaks up for local people needing new drugs Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin will be visiting Bramford Primary School on Friday to talk to Year 4 pupils about democracy and his role as an MP.

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Austin visits school to talk about democracy

Dudley MP Ian Austin will be visiting Bramford Primary School on Friday to talk to Year 4 pupils about democracy and his role as an MP. Read more

Last night I voted for the government’s Brexit plan and here is my statement on why.

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The vote on the Government's Brexit deal

Last night I voted for the government’s Brexit plan and here is my statement on why. Read more

Dudley MP Ian Austin is backing a campaign by the shop workers’ union Usdaw for better pay and workers’ rights for people in the Black Country.

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Austin back campaign for better pay for workers

Dudley MP Ian Austin is backing a campaign by the shop workers’ union Usdaw for better pay and workers’ rights for people in the Black Country. Read more

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