Paying respect to our fallen heroes

Ahead of the Challenge Cup finals, Marie  represented Parliament at the Rugby League memorial event at the Cenotaph. Joined by The Speaker of the house of Commons, Marie laid a wreath to remember their sacrifice on behalf of the rugby league community. Marie said: “May we always remember those that made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. “Many […]

Listening to local veterans

Marie was honoured to host an event for local veterans on 7th July 2023. During the event, the group expressed their opinions on how veterans have been treated both nationally and locally. Marie said: “I was lucky to be able to sit down with our veterans and discuss the challenges that they faced during their […]

Welcoming Carmel to Parliament

Marie was delighted to welcome the politics and history students of Carmel College to Parliament. During the visit, the students had a tour of Parliament, followed by a Q&A with Marie and her team about politics and working in Parliament. Marie said: “I had a wonderful time welcoming students of Carmel to Parliament. They were […]

Men’s Mental Health

During the debate on the mental health in Parliament, Marie raised the issue of men’s mental health. Marie said: “Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50. I spoke in Parliament calling for a national mental health strategy that offers better and more accessible care. “There also has to be a change in society […]

World Champions Civic Reception

St Helens town hall played host to the town’s world champions for a civic reception. Saints and darts champion Michael Smith were honoured at the occasion. Marie said: “It was a wonderful honour to be at the civic reception. Michael and the Saints lads have done our town proud. “We have always been a town […]

St Helens Borough of Culture

On Saturday 29th April, hundreds of people paraded in St Helens town centre¬† as the town celebrated its history, heritage, culture, and future. With the Liverpool City Region’s ‘Borough of Culture’ title returning to St Helens this year, the ‘One Amazing Day’ event was organised as a key feature of the programme. Marie said: “It […]

Workers Memorial Day 2023

International Workers’ Memorial Day, held on 28 April every year, brings together workers and their representatives from all over the world to remember the dead and fight for the living. Every year more people are killed at work than in wars. Most don’t die of mystery ailments, or in tragic “accidents”. They die because an […]

Home-Start St Helens Celebration

To celebrate Home-Start St Helens 35h anniversary, Marie visited the team and the volunteers at the Peter Street Centre. Marie said: “I had a wonderful time visiting the team and the great volunteers at Home-Start St Helens. “Thank you to Annemarie for putting on such an occasion to celebrate the huge impact Home-Start have had locally. “I […]

Rainhill Trials Exhibition

In March, Marie visited the longstanding Rainhill Trials Exhibition. The Exhibition is a reminder of the huge role that Rainhill played in modern transport. At the trials, George Stephenson’s Rocket was the only locomotive to complete them all.¬† Marie said: “I had a great time visting the Rainhill Trials Exhibition. Thanks to Paula for being […]

Supporting local pubs

Marie pledged support for the Long Live the Local campaign to help pubs and breweries in St Helens South and Whiston recover and thrive. There are over 170,000 members of the public who have signed the petition so far. Marie said: “Pubs are at the heart of local communities. They are wonderful to celebrate family […]