Maggie Throup is MP for Erewash

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Maggie Throup is MP for Erewash and a member of the Conservative party.

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Children across the country will have access to top quality PE lessons and sports opportunities thanks to this multi-million-pound investment.

We are committed to levelling up the nation's health and giving children the best start to life.

Covid jabs saved almost 20 million lives across the world in the first year of the vaccination programme, according to a new study.

I’m proud the UK played a leading role in developing and distributing vaccines globally.

If eligible, take up the offer.

This week @steve_r76 and I met with more than 30 charities to discuss how we can work together to help immunosuppressed people get their Covid booster vaccines.

As we live with this virus, it's crucial those most vulnerable take up the offer ASAP.

@bloodcancer_uk @THTorguk

My latest Westminster Despatches weekly newsletter is now available to read online (link below ⬇️)

Busy Friday including visits to @UniofNottingham @EMA_Airport @DeutschePostDHL all important employers for Erewash residents

Honoured to have been able to attend today’s service at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey to mark 40 years since end of Falklands conflict

Had a great visit to @ilkestontown_fc today to congratulate the club on its success last season and hear about plans for the new season and beyond. Great to chat with Dave Hilton.

Thanks @JavedKhanCEO for your report on how the government can hit its smokefree 2030 target.

We will look closely at the recommendations and respond soon.

It was great to speak today on how we can level up the health of the nation.

Great to meet @APPG_HIV_AIDS @NAT_AIDS_Trust @ukcab @THTorguk @BASHH_UK @BritishHIVAssoc to discuss the Integration White Paper and HIV services.

We're investing £23 million to end HIV infections and deaths by 2030.

Vitamin D is crucial for musculoskeletal health and we're determined to tackle disparities in uptake.

It was great to meet @NPA1921, @Foodanddrinkfed, @the_brc and other partners to discuss what more can be done.

We will publish the results of our call for evidence soon.

Volunteers have played a crucial role in the Covid vaccination programme.

From stewarding, to helping organise bookings and car parking – whatever role you played, your contribution has been invaluable.

Thank you to everybody who joined the national mission 👏 #VolunteersWeek

It’s clear from my inbox that the PM still commands a huge amount of public support, I will be backing him in tonight’s vote. At this critical time for our country, colleagues need to unite behind Boris so together we can get on with the job of delivering the people’s priorities!

Community pharmacies can offer ongoing support and advice to people who begin a stop smoking programme whilst in hospital once they go home.

This #WorldNoTobaccoDay, speak to your local pharmacy and find out more about the support available to quit smoking.

Yesterday I was delighted to meet with the team from @focusonmelanoma to discuss #MelanomaAwarenessMonth.

This is an issue particularly close to my heart, because of my own family history of the disease.

Read my story here:


Congratulations to @birminghamcg22 for winning gold at the Chelsea Flower Show!
Such a fantastic display celebrating the Commonwealth Games and their significant contribution to children's wellbeing and physical health.

📢 Read the latest on cases of #monkeypox identified in England:

#monkeypox outbreak and #JCVI recommendations on #COVID19 autumn booster published yesterday, two reminders of how much we owe Edward Jenner and other immunisation pioneers @UKHSA @DrJennersHouse

Busy constituency day - Erewash Museum to hand over Fred Poynton memorabilia and good discussion about apprenticeships with Darren at KH Hair

Fantastic to celebrate the progress of the CADeP programme today with Baroness Stedman-Scott and everyone involved who has helped make it a success.

Really encouraging findings from @T_I_H_R on phase 1 and I'm pleased the programme will continue via our 10-year drug strategy

Great to attend the National Drugs Summit today alongside @kitmalthouse and hear from @DameCarolBlack on the findings of her independent review.

Our 10-year drug strategy will support communities in tackling drug use and help save lives.

81.7% of people aged 75+ who were eligible for their spring booster by the end of March in England have now received it – great to see this progress.

Please come forward when invited to get your jab, to protect yourself as we live with Covid.

Brilliant progress 👏
A spring booster jab will top up your immunity and protect you over the summer.
Please come forward when invited.

👏@NHSBT is investing £20 million to develop innovative technologies to improve blood donation, transfusion and transplantation

They are also looking at how we can tackle health disparities across England to ensure everybody has equal access to treatments

Good to catch up with @TracyAllenDCHS at Ilkeston Community Hospital today and hear about the exciting plans for our much-loved and popular hospital

Almost 80% of people aged 75 and over in England who became eligible at the end of March have had their Spring booster – brilliant progress.

Please come forward when invited to protect yourself.

Really positive meeting with @CR_UK today.

We discussed ways we can increase cancer survival rates and prevent cases through action to tackle smoking and obesity. Thanks @Michelle_CRUK 👏

Brilliant piece from @ProfKevinFenton on the importance of vitamin D and how people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are at higher risk of deficiency.

We want to hear your views on how we can increase vitamin D uptake – please take part.

New data shows a Spring booster provides a strong antibody response – above and beyond that of a 3rd dose.

Please come forward when eligible to top up your immunity.

Absolutely delighted to chair the inaugural meeting of the #HIVActionPlan Implementation Steering Group today. Great to see so many partners from the HIV prevention, treatment, community and care sectors represented on our group and committed to delivery.

A great visit to @RES_Limited in Hallam Fields this afternoon to find out more about their amazing contribution to maintaining & improving our railways across the country🚦🛤🚦

Many thanks to Aaron & the team for showing me around!

#madeinerewash #railwayelectricalservices

More than 50% of those who will qualify for a Spring booster in England have now come forward and received a vital top up to their immunity

We’re offering a Spring booster to those most vulnerable – please come forward when eligible to protect yourself.

Lovely to see the crowds back on Duffield Close for the ever-popular May Day event. Thanks to Breaston Parish Council for organising it and to all the helpers!

Great afternoon watching ⁦⁦@LongEatonRugby⁩ vs ⁦@IlkestonRugby⁩, great atmosphere with ⁦@LongEatonRugby⁩ being victors on this occasion

Our phenomenal vaccine programme is allowing us to live with Covid.

Combined with treatments and free testing for those most vulnerable, I hope people can begin to enjoy everything we missed.

Read my piece in @theipaper for #WorldImmunisationWeek

Obesity is one of the biggest issues facing the UK and it was great to meet @DiabetesUK to discuss what more can be done.

We are delivering ambitious plans which will empower adults and children to live healthier lives for longer, regardless of circumstance and background.

The arrival of a new baby is always a very busy time, with lots happening for parents and carers. The NHS vaccination schedule starts at 8 weeks. Read our thread on why it’s important to get your child vaccinated & some commonly asked questions about childhood immunisations. 🧵👇

New data shows a Covid booster provides strong and prolonged protection.

Please come forward to top up your immunity.

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