Emma Hardy MP today celebrates her third year anniversary as Member of Parliament for Hull West & Hessle. Initially elected in 2017 after Labour stalwart Alan Johnson stood down as MP, Emma has had a very productive three years.
During this period, Ms Hardy as campaigned for better treatment, understanding and research of Endometriosis, vaginal mesh and has campaigned for better vascular services for Hull Hospitals. Emma has been a key figure in trying to improve local NHS services and successfully got the CAMHS Inspire unit opened in January, providing key child and adolescent mental health services to young people across the region.
Some of Emma’s successes in Parliament include getting the A63 Major Improvement Scheme approved by the government, this scheme will have a transformative effect on Hull’s traffic infrastructure and ease congestion. Also alongside the A63 is the completion of the Princes Key Bridge, further improving pedestrian access and safety across the A63.
Emma has long campaigned for investment in Hull that will boost employment and the future sustainability of the city, including becoming a spoke person for the Lagoon Hull project, which plans to rejuvenate the entire area with a £1.5bn project making Hull a key city across Europe
Emma Hardy said:
“It has been the greatest pleasure serving the wonderful people of Hull West and Hessle during the last three years. I have always worked hard in making our lives just a little better and rest assured I shall keep working hard for everyone in Hull West & Hessle. I feel privileged to represent you all in parliament and look forward to doing so moving forward. Thank you.”
During the COVID-19 crisis Emma has been working hand in hand with Hull City Council, Humberside Police, and many more local organisations that have been going above and beyond in helping people during this time. Providing laptops to local schools for children that don’t have access for learning, Emma also helped secure millions of pounds of financial support for local Rugby League and is currently pressuring the government to provide support for Hull Trains.