Anna Turley

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Anna Turley

Anna Turley has been the Labour Party (Co-op) Member of Parliament for Redcar since May 2015. [1]

Following the retirement of Ian Swales, who had held the seat since 2010 [2], Josh Mason was selected as the Liberal Democrats candidate for 2015. Turley however defeated Mason in the 2015 general election with a majority of 10,388. [3]

Stance on fracking

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Turley's constituency includes two oil and gas licence blocks, both awarded to Third Energy by the Oil and Gas Authority under the 14th licensing round in 2015. There are no plans or applications currently underway. [4]

Notes

  1. Anna Turley MP www.parliament.uk, accessed 29 May 2015
  2. Ian Swales www.parliament.uk, accessed 29 May 2015
  3. Redcar parliamentary constituency BBC News, 8 May 2015, accessed 29 May 2015
  4. Oil and gas: licensing rounds, GOV.uk, accessed 14 November 2016.