Guy Opperman is MP for Hexham

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Guy Opperman is MP for Hexham and a member of the Conservative party.

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Putin's invasion of Ukraine has reconfigured geopolitics.

This week's #NATOSummit must pave the way for a strengthened, modernised and more global @NATO – cementing the alliance's position as the protector of Euro-Atlantic security.

Good to speak at the #climateinvestmentsummit today outlining UK 🇬🇧leadership by pension funds to finance the transition to net zero 👍
https://www.climateinvestmentsummit.org/digital-access-registration

Today 🇬🇧🇺🇸🇨🇦🇯🇵 have led @G7 allies with sanctions to ban the import of Russian gold - cutting off funding for Putin’s war machine and further isolating Russia from the international financial system.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-sanctions-russian-gold-exports

It's Armed Forces Day!

Through thick and thin, our Armed Forces perform incredible tasks to support us everyday.

Join the nation in saying thank you for all they do.

Share your support using #SaluteOurForces

🎥Ukraine has thanked Britain for sending military equipment to help its war effort in a bizarre video featuring James Bond, Shakespeare and even Steven Gerrard
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/06/24/watch-ukraine-thanks-britain-war-help-video-featuring-james/

Suicide is the biggest cause of death in men under the age of 50.

@SajidJavid met bereaved families @PAPYRUS_tweets to hear their experiences as part of the work to develop a 10-year suicide prevention strategy to reduce the number of people taking their own lives.

Around 12,000 members of our Armed Forces are currently deployed on operations around the world keeping Britain safe this Armed Forces Week.

Minister for the Armed Forces James Heappey recognises their efforts in protecting our nation. #ArmedForcesWeek'

I spoke in response to the Russian delegation at the @UNECE conference, in support of the people of #Ukraine and against Putin 1/

We want everyone to claim the benefits they are entitled to.

This change will help reduce the administrative burden on over-75s and put their minds at ease.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/low-income-pensioners-to-get-easier-access-to-free-tv-licences

A huge range of creativity on display at the seriously impressive Textile & Art Exhibition which opens at St Andrew's Church in Corbridge at 9:30am today (Thursday) until 8:30pm (to tie in with our Midsummer's Evening event). Then 9:30am to 4pm on Friday. A must see in person.

Today from 4pm with a sunny and warm forecast. Including live music and Hexham Morris jingling their bells. The terrific Textile & Art Exhibition at St Andrew's Church is open until 8:30pm. While a number of our award-winning indie shops have today only special offers plus fizz.

“The actions from this Bill will boost the budgets of millions of stretched families in every part of the United Kingdom” - Work and Pensions Secretary @theresecoffey

#ICYMI: From July, over eight million households will receive #CostOfLiving payments

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/over-8-million-families-in-the-uk-getting-new-cost-of-living-payment-from-14-july-2022

“We’re working as fast as we can to make sure people have the support they need” - Minister for Welfare Delivery @DavidRutley

#CostOfLiving payments will be made to over 8 million households

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As #ArmedForcesWeek continues, military personnel were invited to @10DowningStreet for a reception to celebrate their extraordinary contribution to their country. 👏🇬🇧

Defence Secretary @BWallaceMP joined personnel to thank them for their service.

Post #COP26 we are continuing our greener pensions campaign✅

Working with @B_I_Tweets the @DWP trials with @AvivaUK @smartpensionuk & @HLInvest, will deliver 'green nudges' to encourage savers to invest in more sustainable pensions.
#saferbettergreener
https://www.pensionsage.com/pa/DWP-launches-green-nudge-trial.php

Labour: “The Tories should stop these strikes. They are responsible for them and should be able to get these unions around the negotiating table - the strikes are affecting hard working families and students sitting exams! Stop posing on TV studios and negotiate!”

Also Labour:

🥀 Labour once again failed to condemn this week's strikes.

❌ Strikes that will hit workers, students, and our Armed Forces.

#StopLaboursStrikes

David Blunkett comes out against the rail strikes

https://www.mailplus.co.uk/edition/comment/194005/im-a-proud-trade-unionist-but-these-strikes-will-hurt-ordinary-workers-most

Took the adored surrogate child (Zola🐕) to visit our 2 sadly departed boys, on Fathers Day.
Looking onwards, and seeking blessings on every sunny day, but never forgetting.

No London Tech Week #LTW2022 for me this year …. but 2023 will see #pensions at the heart of it as we bring thousands of different schemes to one app: the #pensionsdashboard.

Excited for the pro consumer innovation, choice and capability to come 🚀
Here’s how⬇️👍🇬🇧

Julian Thompson - Brigade Commander in the Falklands - addressing Parachute Regiment veterans today in Aldershot as they get together 40 years later.

“Time is not measured by the years that you live, but the deeds that you do” said someone once.. 🇬🇧

#ICYMI BLOG | As part of the @DWP #PensionCredit Day of Action, Minster for #Pensions @GuyOpperman has written a guest blog on how customers can check their eligibility for extra help – a great campaign that we are proud to support.

https://abi.org.uk/news/blog-articles/2022/06/were-boosting-take-up-of-pension-credit-heres-how-you-can-help-too/

Thank you to all the organisations who are helping us to promote #PensionCredit today

On average #PensionCredit could provide a household with over £3,300 in extra support

If a member of your family could be eligible get in touch on 0800 99 1234 or visit http://ow.ly/nUTb50Jy163

"Too many pensioners fail to take up their entitlements under #PensionCredit - it can be worth £3,300 a year - and the more we can do to make pensioners aware of it, the better" - Prime Minister @BorisJohnson

Call 0800 99 1234 or visit http://ow.ly/3UHe50Jyb1X

#PMQs

“Workplace savings can play an important role in helping people to build their future financial resilience." - 🗣️ @GuyOpperman

✍️ @BSABuildingSocs explain why workplace savings schemes are vital during the cost of living crisis #PartnerContent

https://www.politicshome.com/members/article/why-workplace-savings-can-help-people-build-financial-resilience

From 14 Jul, more than 8 million households on means-tested benefits will receive the first instalment of the £650 #CostOfLiving Payment, with the second instalment being paid from the autumn

Find out more https://www.gov.uk/government/news/over-eight-million-households-to-get-new-cost-of-living-payment-from-14-july

My thanks to @ESandersFCDO and all the team @UKinItaly for their support with UK representation at the @UNECE conference on ageing 🇬🇧🇮🇹👍

Dozens of countries at the @UNECE conference on ageing, with multiple positive bilaterals.
The Russian delegation were complaining at the impact of sanctions.
Pointed out that they should stop the unlawful and unjustified invasion of a sovereign neighbour and leave Ukraine 🇺🇦

Speaking today at @UNECE Ministerial Conference on #Ageing

Also an opportunity to meet with ministerial / civil servants colleagues and civic leaders from many countries from USA to Italy to Ireland and Sweden and more 👍

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