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 Meg visits new animal centre

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn recently visited the new RSPCA animal shelter to inspect its facilities, and cuddle some of its residents. The new shelter is at Stadium Way, and is built on what used to be a car park for the Woodbourn Road Athletic Stadium. …

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 The 2008 Christmas card

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Each year Heeley MP Meg Munn chooses a local school or young people’s community group to design her Christmas card. This year the young people of St Chad’s Church, Woodseats, were asked to do so. After a tough competition, the 2008 …

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 Body piercing podcast

Monday, December 22, 2008

Meg was recently interviewed by reporter Brian Shallcross for his weekly podcast ‘Window on Westminster’, carried on the Classic FM website. She spoke about the campaign to get Ministers to do more to make sure that young people who want …

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 Kurdistan Human Rights Minister

Friday, December 19, 2008

Whilst on a visit to the UK, Yousif Mohammad Aziz, Minister for Human Rights in the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), called into Westminster to meet Meg to discuss strengthening the ties between the UK and the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Meg has …

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 Meeting visiting Mexican MP

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Meg recently met Laura Rojas Hernandez, a member of the Mexican Congress, during her visit to the UK. As Meg is vice-Chair of the Mexican All-Party Parliamentary Group they were able to discuss plans for strengthening relations between the two …

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 It’s a ‘Win Win’ with Graves Tennis redevelopment

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Graves Tennis Centre in Norton is set to become the ‘Tennis Capital of the North’, providing the country’s leading tennis centre of excellence and also becoming one of the most advanced and largest leisure centres in Europe. Local …

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 Supporting Tiddlywinks

Friday, December 12, 2008

Tiddlywinks Children Centre in Arbourthorne recently received strong support in its campaign for a short term funding injection leading to long term sustainability from local MP Meg Munn. The centre is currently faced with the possibility of going …

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 Sheffield Business Awards 2008

Monday, December 8, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn recently attended the 2008 Sheffield Business Awards event held at Ponds Forge. This annual event is organised to highlight leading businesses based in the city and is organised by Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by …

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 Praise for Chamber’s success

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn has spoke of her delight that Sheffield Chamber of Commerce has been awarded the Chamber of the Year Award 2008 from the British Chamber of Commerce.   Meg said:   “This is great news for Sheffield. I know from …

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 Meg’s website short-listed for top award

Friday, November 28, 2008

The website of Heeley MP Meg Munn was short-listed for the British Computer Society’s MPs Website Award. This Award recognises the best MP sites in three categories - Design, Engagement and Accessibility.   There is also an award for …

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 Promoting democracy worldwide

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

As Meg has recently become Chair of Westminster Foundation for Democracy she was particularly pleased to meet Ivan Doherty, Senior Associate and Director Political Party Programs at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) at the Socialist …

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 Discussing Kurdistan

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Whilst at a meeting of the Socialist International Meg met Dildar Kittani from the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Dildar works in the office of the Deputy Secretary-General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). As Meg is Chair of the All-Party …

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 Meg welcomes new law on forced marriages

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn has welcomed the Forced Marriage Act which comes into force today. This new law, which Meg has long campaigned for, will help protect young women from being forced into marrying someone they do not want to. It will enable family …

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 Celebrating student’s achievements

Monday, November 24, 2008

On a recent visit to Norton College, Heeley MP Meg Munn was on hand to give out awards and medals to some of its special needs students who had been on a residential visit to Edale in the Peak District National Park. The students overcame mental and …

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 The TA Celebrate 100 Not Out!

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn joined members of the 38th Signal Regiment Territorial Army and guests at their Manor Top barracks to commemorate Remembrance Day and also the fact that it is the TA’s 100th birthday. It is also 90 years since the end of the …

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 “Greater understanding needed for pupils with diabetes” says Meg Munn MP

Monday, November 17, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn gave her support to Diabetes UK’s call for schools to provide more help to pupils with diabetes. Abby Baxter of Norton Lees, and a pupil of Newfield Secondary School, recently came to see Meg to tell her about the …

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 Supporting Shop Workers

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn called on shoppers to “keep your cool at Christmas” and not take out seasonal frustrations on shop workers. She visited the Co-operative store at Newfield Green to meet members of staff and support the retail trade …

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 Made in England

Monday, November 10, 2008

Meg was very pleased to accept an invitation to the book launch of ‘Made in England’, the memoirs of Dr Choudry Mohammed Walayat MBE. Her family and Dr Walayat and his family have been friends for many years, indeed when her uncle …

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 Celebrating National College Week

Monday, November 10, 2008

The UK’s first ever Colleges week (10th 16th November) is a chance to celebrate and reiterate the work done by colleges for the communities they serve. Investment in colleges has increase by 50% over the last 10 years and more and more young …

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 The Fallen Remembered

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn joined other local MPs and many members of the public to remember the fallen at the annual Remembrance Service in Barkers Pool. It was a particularly poignant service this year as the First World War stopped exactly 90 years ago …

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 Meg supports Living Landscape Scheme

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn pledged her support to the Wildlife Trust’s current campaign ‘Living Landscape’ - which aims to help wildlife cope with the effects of climate change and to rebuild ecologically robust, wildlife-rich landscapes …

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 Supporting ‘Wear it Pink’ Day

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Meg Munn MP supported the Breast Cancer Campaign annual fundraising event called ‘Wear it Pink’ to mark the end of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in England, and just over 11,000 people …

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 Extra help for challenging young people

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Sheffield is one of 20 areas that will receive a share of a 13m government pot to help them to set up Intensive Intervention Projects that will challenge and support youngsters in trouble. These projects aim to help parents who often don’t …

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 Meg joins Khilafat Centenary celebrations

Monday, October 27, 2008

Meg attended an event in Westminster to mark the centenary of the Khilafat celebrations. She met the Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya community, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, and heard him make an address to a number of parliamentarians and …

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 Meg Munn elected Chair of Westminster Foundation for Democracy

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Sheffield Heeley MP Meg Munn has today been elected Chair of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy at its Board meeting in London. She takes over from Hugh Bayley MP, whose term as a Governor of the organisation is shortly coming to an end. …

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 Campaigning for increased mobility support

Friday, October 17, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn met with a group of her constituents who had travelled to Parliament to campaign for greater support from the Disability Living Allowance, specifically more mobility support. They were part of a day of lobbying organised by the …

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 Meg leaves Government

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Following the Government reshuffle Meg has left the Foreign Office. She expressed her disappointment about leaving, remarking that one of her biggest challenges there had been helping co-ordinate the Government’s response to the devastation …

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 Mexican Human Rights Commission

Friday, October 3, 2008

On a visit to Mexico Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn met with the President of the Mexican Human Rights Commission, Omeheira Lopez Reyna, and two other MPs, Alliet Bautista Bravo and Patricia Castillo Romero. The meeting followed up a visit by the …

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 Are we changing planet earth

Friday, October 3, 2008

At an event in Mexico City Meg introduced a showing of the film "Are we changing planet earth", a BBC film with David Attenborough. The event was intended to launch the British Embassy campaign on climate change in Mexico. The film was made by …

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 Meeting the Costa Rican Foreign Minister

Thursday, October 2, 2008

On a Ministerial visit to Costa Rica Meg met the Foreign Minister, Bruno Stagno, and the Vice-Minister Edgar Ugalde Alvarez. They discussed a wide range of issues, including Costa Rica’s work on climate change, the significant reforestation of …

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 Central American climate change conference

Thursday, October 2, 2008

During her Ministerial visit to Costa Rica Meg attended a conference on climate change which focused on the work being done by non-governmental organisations in Central America. The conference was organised by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and …

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 Meeting Tearfund

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

At the Labour Party conference Meg met representatives of Tearfund, a Christian relief and development organisation. They had a discussion about areas of the world where they are active, and which are also part of Meg’s responsibilities as a …

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 Supporting vulnerable children

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn has shown her support for vulnerable children and young people by pledging to be there ‘as long as it takes’. She took the pledge on an oversized jotter whilst signing up to a new campaign from children’s charity …

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 For a Safer Tomorrow

Monday, September 29, 2008

Oxfam invited Meg to join their panel at a public meeting in Manchester to help launch their new publication ‘For a Safer Tomorrow’. Meg was joined by Edmund Cairns, Oxfam’s Senior Policy Adviser and Richard Howitt MEP, Vice Chair …

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 First anniversary of protests in Burma

Friday, September 26, 2008

This time last year an estimated twenty thousand people, led by Buddhist monks and nuns, demonstrated against the military Government in Burma. It was the biggest demonstration since the 1988 uprising. A year on from the demonstration Foreign Office …

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 Bermudan reception

Thursday, September 25, 2008

The Government of Bermuda recently hosted a reception which Meg attended as the Foreign Office Minister responsible for British Overseas Territories, of which Bermuda is one. The Minister of Energy, Telecommunications and eCommerce, the Hon. Terry …

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 A Bridge to Far: do we need to reclaim humanitarianism

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Meg spoke at a meeting on the above topic in Manchester recently. The other speakers were Richard Beeston, Foreign Editor of The Times, John Githongo, Vice President of Policy and Advocacy for World Vision International and James Deane, Head of …

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 Discussing closer working with Spain

Monday, September 22, 2008

Whilst in Madrid on a consular visit Meg met the Spanish Minister for South America, Trinidad Jimenez. They had a wide ranging discussion about South and Central America, in particular about the situation regarding Cuba and the need to encourage the …

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 Madrid Visit

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn visited Madrid as part of an inspection tour of the British Consulate organisation in Spain. Whilst in Madrid, she discussed consular crisis response and management with the local Mayor, police chief and tour …

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 Consular Affairs

Friday, September 19, 2008

Foreign Office Minister, Meg Munn MP, visited Ibiza to open the refurbished Consulate. She unveiled a plaque, inaugurating the Consulate, with key members of the emergency services, tourist industry and members of the British community. Meg …

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 Co-operative Party discussions

Thursday, September 18, 2008

As a Co-operative Party member Meg recently attended the annual conference of the Party to take part in the debate and discussions about future policy. . The conference, held in the Methodist Hall, London, had a packed agenda covering many topics …

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 Learning about Learning

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Meg joined fellow South Yorkshire MPs for a recent meeting with the Learning and Skills Council (LSC). The LSC outlined the skills support structure which unemployed or low-skilled workers can access in order to train for a new career. This involves …

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 Meg welcomes cancer vaccination programme

Monday, September 15, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn welcomes the introduction this autumn of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination (HPV) programme. It will be introduced for girls aged 12-13 years (school year 8), and a catch up programme for girls aged 17-18 will also be rolled …

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 Chamber of Commerce growing in strength

Monday, September 15, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn met with Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (SCCI) Chief Executive Nigel Tomlinson to discuss the Chamber’s recent successes.   The Chamber’s membership is at its highest level in its 150 year …

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 A tour of Rotorua

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

During her recent Ministerial visit to New Zealand, Meg was shown round the constituency of Rotorua by local MP, Steve Chadwick. Steve is New Zealand Minister of Conservation, Women’s Affairs, and Associate Minister for Health.   The …

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 Visiting Niue

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Meg visited the island of Niue to take part in the Pacific Island Forum and met its newly elected Premier Toke Talagi. He was elected on 19th June 2008. Previously he has been, at various times, deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, and …

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 Meg at the Pacific Islands Forum

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

With proceedings about to start Meg is in her seat. For details about the annual Pacific Islands Forum visit: …

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 Meeting the new Secretary-General

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

At the Pacific Island Forum Meg met the new Secretary-General of the organisation, Tuiloma Neroni Slade. He was elected to the position for three years on 20th August 2008. He previously served as Samoan Ambassador to the United States of America, …

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 Meeting PM Helen Clark

Monday, August 25, 2008

Whilst at the Pacific Islands Forum, Meg had discussions with New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark on a range of topics. Included was the political situation in Fiji, and how the UK and New Zealand could better work together to help bring …

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 Meeting the new Commonwealth Secretary General

Monday, August 25, 2008

Meg met Kamalesh Sharma, the new Commonwealth Secretary General during the Pacific Island Forum.  They discussed various topics including how to take forward decisions made at the Forum, including those about Fiji and climate change. They also …

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 Meg attends Pacific Islands Forum

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn visited Niue for this year’s Pacific Islands Forum, the annual gathering of the 14 leaders of Pacific island countries, Australia and New Zealand.   Pacific leaders were joined by other countries to take …

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 Training for Pitcairn

Saturday, August 23, 2008

As the Minister responsible for the British Overseas Territories Meg was interested to understand the preparations that individuals may have to take when moving to work in some of the remotest of them. Whilst in New Zealand, she and the British High …

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 Meeting the NZ opposition

Saturday, August 23, 2008

During a Ministerial visit to New Zealand Meg took the opportunity to meet John Key, Leader of the National Party (the official opposition in the Parliament). She also met National Party politicians Murray McCully, spokesman for Foreign Affairs, and …

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 Strong New Zealand ties

Friday, August 22, 2008

During a Ministerial visit to New Zealand Meg met Winston Peters, New Zealand Minister for Foreign Affairs. They discuss a range of topics of mutual concern including the situations in Fiji and Burma. This visit was prior to Meg visiting the Pacific …

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 Ministerial discussions

Friday, August 22, 2008

Whilst in New Zealand Meg had meetings with Phil Goff and Judith Tizard, Ministers in the New Zealand Government. Phil Goff and Meg had met before, in October 2007 during her last visit to the country. They discussed several items of mutual concern, …

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 Visiting a Madrasah school

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Whilst in Singapore on a Ministerial visit Meg visited the Madrasah Al-Irsyad Al-Islamiah School. This is a full-time co-educational Madrasah offering both primary and secondary school education and has been in operation for around 60 years. It is …

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 Discussing Burma

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

During her Ministerial visit to Singapore, Meg took the opportunity to meet Dr Tin Maung Maung Than, a leading Burmese academic. They discussed the current situation in Burma, including developments in the political situation since the widespread …

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 Sharing community building experiences

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Whilst in Singapore, Meg visited the Gek Poh Ville Community Centre where she met a range of local people involved with the centre and its many activities. She heard about a range of community-building initiatives and shared her experiences from …

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 Visiting the Mayor

Monday, August 18, 2008

Whilst on a Ministerial visit to Singapore, Meg met with Dr Amy Khor Lean Suan, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Water Resources and a Deputy Government Whip. Dr Khor was first elected to the Singapore Parliament in 2001, …

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 Women Enterprise Workz

Monday, August 18, 2008

Whilst in Singapore on a Ministerial visit Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn visited the Women Enterprise Workz (WEworkz) co-operative. WEworkz was launched in March 2008 to encourage and empower women who are unable to commit to full-time employment …

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 Meg Munn visits Singapore

Monday, August 18, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn visited Singapore for talks with Foreign Minister George Yeo and Senior Minister of State Dr Sadasivan Balaji. The Minister visited the Al-Irsyad Al-Islamiah Madrasah, the Southwest Community Development Council and …

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 Learning about epilepsy

Friday, August 15, 2008

Sheffield Heeley MP Meg Munn recently met with members from Epilepsy Sheffield. She heard a presentation from Michaela Miller, Policy Officer of Epilepsy Sheffield, in which she outlined the key findings of a report published by the All Party …

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 British behaviour abroad report

Thursday, August 14, 2008

The latest British behaviour abroad report was published on Tuesday 12 August. Meg Munn took part in an interview on the Radio 4 Today programme discussing the main findings of the report and what action the UK Government are taking to address …

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 Protecting local skills training

Monday, August 11, 2008

Representatives from three Community Forums met Heeley MP Meg Munn to discuss problems with funding for adult learning. They explained that over the next six months the adult learning and skills element of their activities will be lost unless more …

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 Burma: Twentieth anniversary of uprising

Friday, August 8, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn commented on the anniversary of the 1988 uprising in Burma when pro-democracy protests were crushed by the military.   She said:   “Twenty years ago today, the people of Burma rose up peacefully …

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 British overseas art

Monday, August 4, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn recently visited British Virgin Islands House in London to view their annual art exhibition. The British Virgin Isles are one of the British Overseas Territories. Meg is pictured with Dawn Smith, …

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 The future of women’s sport

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Meg recently attended a meeting about the future of women’s sport. The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Andy Burnham, MP, announced a new Commission on the Future of Women’s Sport to investigate the current arrangements …

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 Sheffield welcomes South-East Asian Ambassadors

Monday, July 21, 2008

At the invitation of Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn MP a number of Ambassadors and High Commissioners from South-East Asian nations visited Sheffield. The diplomats wanted to get a better understanding of life outside of Britain’s capital …

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 Meeting the Thai Deputy Prime Minister

Friday, July 18, 2008

Meg recently met Suwit Khunkitti, the Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry, who was in London with a business delegation. They discussed various issues including improving economic links between Thailand and the UK as well as the …

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 UK/Caribbean Forum

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

This week sees the UK/Caribbean Ministerial Forum, held every two years the Forum was established in 1998. This is the 6th Forum. Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn and The Honourable Baldwin Spencer, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of …

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 The Irish Community in Sheffield

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn attended the launch of a new report into the Irish community in Sheffield. The report, entitled ‘The Irish Community in Sheffield: Needs, Aspirations and Identity’, will be used to highlight the needs of Irish-born as …

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 Discussing West Papua

Friday, July 11, 2008

Meg recently met with representatives of the ‘Free West Papua’ campaign. Accompanied by Andrew Smith MP, whose constituency contains the campaigns base, Meg met the Revd Socratez Yoman, Benny Wenda and Suriel Mofu. They discussed the …

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 Meg Knits to save children’s lives

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn joined fellow MPs in Parliament to knit baby hats for Save the Children’s latest campaign to save ten million children’s lives. The cross-party knitting session, which coincides with the G8 meeting in Tokyo, gave …

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 Bishops House Museum

Monday, July 7, 2008

Meg has been contacted by a couple of constituents who overlook Bishops House, Norton Lees Lane.  They are very concerned about youths hanging around the House causing damage, and the further damage that could happen.  The residents would …

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 Supporting Yorkshire Fashion Week

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Meg joined leading industry figures to celebrate the Parliamentary launch of Yorkshire Fashion Week. She met leading young designers, models, fashion experts and journalists from Yorkshire at the launch. Also on hand was local designer, milliner and …

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 Chin delegation visit the UK

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Recently Meg Munn, Foreign Office Minister, met a delegation from the Chin homeland in Burma. They were in London last week taking part in the meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Burma (APPG) to mark the birthday of Aung San Suu Kyi. …

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 Visiting Prisoners Abroad

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn paid a visit to Prisoners Abroad at their offices in Finsbury Park recently. She met caseworkers and resettlement clients and discussed their experiences of trying to help British citizens in prison abroad and their …

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 Dan Aid petitions Downing Street

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Christina Anderson, members of her family and representatives of the body piercing awareness group ‘Dan Aid’ went to London to hand in a petition to No. 10 Downing Street. Their petition calls for local authorities to use the powers they …

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 Meeting Vietnamese Minister of Justice

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

During a visit to the UK by a delegation of high ranking officials from the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice, the Minister Ha Hung Cuong met Meg at the Foreign Office. The visit is aimed at strengthening the legal and judicial cooperation between the …

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 Meg at Co-op ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ Conference

Monday, June 23, 2008

Labour and Co-operative MP Meg Munn spoke at the recent ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ conference organised by the Northern Region of the Co-operative Group. Held at Northern College near Barnsley, she spoke on Fair-trade and Human …

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 You’re never too busy to keep fit

Friday, June 20, 2008

The following article was published in the Sheffield Star on Wednesday 18th June 2008. The Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation can be contacted at: http://www.wsff.org.uk/mps/   Written by Jo Davison   Too busy to fit fitness …

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 Meg congratulates the Territorial Army

Thursday, June 19, 2008

The Territorial Army celebrates its 100th birthday this year. To mark the occasion there is a national pageant being held in London this weekend.   Heeley MP Meg Munn, who has the 38th Signal Regiment Territorial Army unit based in her …

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 Meg Munn on Burma

Thursday, June 19, 2008

On the 63rd birthday of the leader of the Burmese Opposition, Aung San Suu Kyi, Meg Munn, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign Office, answers questions about Burma.Now in her 13th year of detention, Aung San Suu Kyi will spend her …

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 Meeting the Mexican Foreign Ministers

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Meg recently met the Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Patricia Espinosa, and the Under-Secretary of Foreign Relations, Lourdes Armanda Beauty, in London recently with Foreign Secretary David Miliband. They talked about relations between Mexico …

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 Burma update

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Meg Munn and officials from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office update groups and individuals working to help bring democracy to Burma at Lancaster House. For further details visit: …

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 Sheffield’s Malaysian connection

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

On a recent Ministerial visit to Malaysia Heeley MP Meg Munn met with the Principal of Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TARC), Ms Yoong Lai Thye. The college, based in Kuala Lumpur, is celebrating the tenth anniversary of its relationship with Sheffield …

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 Meg puts record straight on GMB donation claims

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Sheffield Heeley MP and Foreign Office minister Meg Munn has responded to the GMB Union’s claim that they will stop donating up to 20,000 a year to Sheffield Heeley Constituency Labour Party.     Meg said:   “I found …

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 Education collaboration - Malaysia & the UK

Monday, June 9, 2008

Whilst on a Ministerial visit to Malaysia Meg met some leading educationalists in the country. She heard of the growing demand for UK expertise in education, and opportunities for increasing this substantial business - already some 250 million per …

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 Meeting the Malaysian Foreign Minister

Monday, June 9, 2008

Whilst on a Ministerial visit to Malaysian Meg met the Foreign Minister, Datuk Seri Utama Dr Rais Yatim. They had a discussion about strengthening the relations between Malaysia and the …

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 Discussing Foreign Affairs

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Whilst in Cambodia Meg met Hor Namhong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Cambodia. They discussed the current situation in Burma, development of the Association of South East Nations …

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 British business representatives in Cambodia

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Whilst in Cambodia Meg met business people to discuss the current climate for British business in the country. Included in discussions were people in the banking world, garment manufacturing, can manufacturing, the PWC accountants and the manager of …

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 Meeting the Cambodian Prime Minister

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Whilst on a Ministerial visit to Cambodia Meg met the Prime Minister, Samdech Techo Hun Senin. She thanked the Prime Minister for his personal engagement on the arrests of those suspected of killing British de-miner Christopher Howes.   They …

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 Speaking to Cambodian civil society

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Whilst in Cambodia as part of a Ministerial visit Meg met a number of non-governmental organisations working in the country. They covered a wide range of organisations, involved in human rights, domestic violence, anti-trafficking and supporting …

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 Mine-clearing in Cambodia

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Whilst in Cambodia Meg was shown some of the mine-clearing operations by the HALO Trust. The Trust specialise in clearing mines from countries around the globe. The British government contributed nearly 1 million in the financial year 2007-2008 …

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 Meg visits Cambodia

Friday, June 6, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn is on her first official visit to Cambodia.  She is meeting various government Ministers as well a variety of business and non-governmental organisations working in the country. Discussions included the …

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 UK and Cambodia to strengthen cooperation on diplomatic, election issues

Friday, June 6, 2008

The following report is from Chinaview see www.chinaview.cn    PHNOM PENH, June 6 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia and Britain will strengthen bilateral cooperation in the fields of diplomatic ties and election affairs, said officials here …

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 Malaysian meeting in London

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Recently Meg held a meeting with representatives from Malaysian organisations in the UK, including those representing business interests and those supporting the many Malaysian students who study here. The discussion focused on how to improve …

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 Meeting the Thai Foreign Secretary

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Meg met the Thai Foreign Minister, Mr. Noppadom Pattama, during his recent visit to the UK. They concentrated their discussions about the situation in Burma, and the important role that Thailand is playing in assisting the relief effort following …

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 Tailored Exercise for Meg

Monday, June 2, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn joined some of the country’s leading female MPs to take part in a fitness scheme launched recently by the Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation (WSFF) to demonstrate how busy women can fit regular exercise into their …

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 Sleep Apnoea a hidden condition

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

On a recent Ministerial visit to Australia, Foreign Office Minister and Heeley MP Meg Munn met with Professor Roy Grunstien, Head of the Sleep Investigation Unit at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney. She met the Professor to discuss a condition …

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 Meeting Nicaraguan Parliamentarians

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Meg recently met with members of the Nicaraguan Interparliamentary Union, whilst they were on a visit to the House of Commons. Pictured are Wilfredo Navarro, Juan Ramon Jimenez, Meg, Rene Nunez Tellez, Speaker of the Nicaraguan National Assembly, …

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 Meeting Bermudan visitors

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Meg met Bermuda Senator Walton Brown and Dr Martin Brewer whilst they were in London recently. Senator Brown in the Junior Minister of Education, Energy, Telecommunications and eCommerce and Environment in the Bermudan government. Dr Martin Brewer …

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 Burma some progress in getting aid through

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn welcomed the agreement reached by the ASEAN Foreign Ministers on getting more aid into the area of Burma hit by cyclone Nargis. The death toll from the cyclone is thought to be more than 100,000, with many more …

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 Supporting the day against homophobia

Friday, May 16, 2008

The International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO), to be held on 17th May, has received the backing of Sheffield Heeley MP Meg Munn. Meg said:   “I’m proud that the UK is a leader in promoting a more equal and fairer society. In …

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 Meg attends Civil Partnership in Sydney

Thursday, May 15, 2008

During her recent Ministerial visit to Australia, Meg was delighted to witness the registration of a Civil Partnership between British Citizen Matthew Coombs and his Australian partner Ricky Fisher. Their Civil Partnership was the 143rd registered …

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 Keeping a commitment

Monday, May 12, 2008

During her recent Ministerial visit to Australia, Meg met the Australian Attorney General, the Honourable Robert McClelland. Amongst the items discussed was the current situation regarding the killing of five journalists in East Timor in 1975. Last …

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 Meeting the Deputy Prime Minister

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Whilst on a Ministerial visit to Australia, Meg met the Australian Deputy Prime Minister, Julia Gillard in her Melbourne office. Ms Gillard is also Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Education and Social Inclusion.   Meg …

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 Green transformers for the city?

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Meg met Bruce Taper and Nick Rowley, the directors of Kinesis pty Ltd, to discuss economic, social and environmental issues tied up with climate change, specifically their ideas for coal-free power for Sydney. They have been involved in drawing a …

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 Celebrating Sohnar’s achievements abroad

Friday, May 9, 2008

Whilst in Sydney on a Ministerial visit, Meg was delighted to congratulate Sohnar who have won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. This award is one of the most prestigious honours that can be bestowed on any business. …

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 New Australian Minister for the Pacific

Friday, May 9, 2008

The new Australian Government has a renewed focus on the Pacific, and has appointed a Minister with specific responsibility for the region. As the UK Minister with responsibility for the British Government’s relationships with the Pacific, Meg …

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 Promoting British business

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Whilst on a Ministerial visit to Australia, Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn attended a lunch with leading business figures and representatives from UK Trade & Investment. The aim of the meeting was to promote British business to the …

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 Training for Peacekeeping

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Whilst in Australia Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn visited the Australian Federal Police International Deployment Group (IDP). She received an introduction to their international work, including visiting the mock Pacific village that is used for …

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 Foreign Office Minister on Cyclone Nargis in Burma

Monday, May 5, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn said:“We are deeply concerned by the situation in Burma in the wake of cyclone Nargis, and saddened by the terrible loss of life. The priority must be to mobilise aid to all those affected to avoid further …

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 International Development issues

Monday, May 5, 2008

As part of her Ministerial visit, Meg met Bob McMullan, Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Assistance in the Australian Government, to discuss various issues of common interest. Both the UK and Australia have large programmes to …

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 Targeting Sex Offenders

Sunday, May 4, 2008

At a press conference held at the end of her visit to the Philippines Meg Munn, Britain’s Foreign Office Minister for South-East Asia and the Pacific revealed that the two countries are looking into the possibility of creating an extradition …

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 Launching the Amanah project

Saturday, May 3, 2008

During her visit to the Philippines Meg launched the Amanah project, an initiative designed to develop an Islamic leadership framework for the Philippines, which if successful will be initiated in other countries such as Indonesia and …

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 Philippines civil society

Saturday, May 3, 2008

  During her visit to the Philippines Meg was keen to learn about the work being done by voluntary organisations to tackle human rights abuses and poverty. She met with representatives from a wide range of organisations highlighting the …

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 Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto Romulo

Friday, May 2, 2008

During her Ministerial visit to the Philippines Meg had a meeting with the Foreign Affairs Secretary, Alberto Romulo, in Manila. They discussed various issues and Meg praised the Philippines for the tough stance they have taken on the Burmese …

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 Discussing the Peace Process for Mindanao

Friday, May 2, 2008

During her Ministerial visit to the Philippines, Meg discussed the peace process in Mindanao with the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, Jesus Dureza. He said that progress was being made, but there is still some way to go in establishing a …

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 Meg launches her new website

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn launched her new website whilst visiting Sheffield Springs Academy. At the launch a group of Year 10 pupils took part in a small quiz the answers of which appeared on the website.   Meg said of the …

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 Meeting eBay over body piercing

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Sheffield Heeley MP Meg Munn recently met with Alasdair McGowan, Head of Public Affairs of the trading website eBay. Meg had raised concerns with eBay over the potential risks involved with the trading of equipment used for body piercing and …

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 Women in Diplomatic Service

Saturday, April 26, 2008

  Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn spoke at the Annual General Meeting of "Women in Diplomatic Service", a professional association of senior women diplomats in London. The group was formed in 2002 to promote women working in the various …

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 Meeting members of the Philippine community in the UK

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Ahead of her visit to the Philippines next month, Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn met representatives of the Philippine community at the Foreign Office in London. She wanted to hear their views on current issues in the …

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 Success for Sure Start

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn welcomed the news that 2,906 Children’s Centres were opened across England by 31 March 2008 beating the 2,500 target.   Sure Start Children’s Centres are a one-stop shop for families and children under five. …

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 Visiting Hospital Herman Pedro, Antigua

Sunday, April 20, 2008

The Herman Pedro hospital provides a wide range of facilities including being home to elderly people and orphaned children, people with learning disabilities or chronically ill. In addition operations are provided for a number of children who suffer …

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 Meeting the Guatemalan Foreign Minister

Saturday, April 19, 2008

During her Ministerial visit to the region Meg met the Guatemalan Foreign Minister, Haroldo Rodas, to discuss the new government’s approach to the border dispute with Belize. Senor Rodas confirmed that they will follow the recommendation of …

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 The Many Ambassadors

Saturday, April 19, 2008

During her visit to Guatemala Meg met with Ambassadors from Mexico, Spain, Canada, the United States and Sweden. They discussed the support their countries can offer to Guatemala and Belize in seeking to resolve the border dispute between the two …

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 The Brits in Antigua, (or La Antigua Guatemala)

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Whilst in Guatemala Meg met up with members of the British community living in Antigua, a city in the central highlands of the country. The city is famous for its well preserved Baroque architecture, as well as a number of spectacular ruined …

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 Human Rights in Guatemala

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Meg met representatives of human rights organisations to discuss how to develop human rights awareness, including children’s and women’s rights, in Guatemala. The discussion included concerns about the high rate of murder of women, the …

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 Foreign Affairs Meeting

Friday, April 18, 2008

During her visit to Belize Meg met Wilfred Elrington, the Minister with responsibility for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade. He is also the Attorney General. They discussed various issues including the United Nations, trade agreements with the …

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 Belizean Prime Minister “strong links with the UK”

Thursday, April 17, 2008

On her Ministerial visit to Belize Meg met the new Prime Minister, Dean Barrow. The links between Belize and the UK are strong; they discussed a wide range of issues of joint interest. The Hon. Dean O. Barrow was sworn in as the Prime Minister of …

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 With the Army in Belize

Thursday, April 17, 2008

During a Ministerial visit to Belize Meg visited the British Army Training Support Unit Belize (BATSUB). The unit has access to unique training environments which are used for jungle warfare training and infantry training exercises. The army work …

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 Caribbean Climate Change Centre

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Meg visited the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre to learn more about its work. There she met Dr Kendrick Leslie and his colleagues. The Centre, with the support of the UK Metrological Office, has been able to model the effects of climate …

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 British Minister visiting Belize

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Meg Munn MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, will be visiting Belize on 15-16 April 2008.   Ms Munn whose Ministerial portfolio includes responsibility for policy towards the Caribbean …

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 Meeting the Barbados Foreign Minister

Monday, April 14, 2008

Whilst on a Ministerial visit to Barbados Meg met Christopher Sinckler, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and International Business. They discussed various items of business, including ways to deepen the links between the UK …

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 Young Barbados Business Leaders

Monday, April 14, 2008

Whilst on a Ministerial trip to Barbados Meg visited the headquarters of the Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT) to find out what projects they were working on and what were the challenges facing the organisation. She met the BYBT Executive …

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 Discussing the family

Monday, April 14, 2008

During her Ministerial trip to Barbados Meg met with Dr the Hon Esther Byer-Suckoo MP, Minister of Family, Youth Affairs, Sports and the Environment. They had a wide ranging discussion about the changing role of the family, and also how climate …

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 Taking out the anti-drugs message

Monday, April 14, 2008

Whilst in Barbados Meg and the British High Commissioner Duncan Taylor visited the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) Life Education Centre. The NCSA is an agency within the Ministry of Home Affairs which coordinates mainly drug reduction …

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 Know Before You Go

Monday, April 7, 2008

Meg Munn, Minister for Consular Affairs at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, outlines why it is so important to take the right precautions before travelling abroad.   Every year nearly 700,000 British citizens visit India, Pakistan or …

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 “Claim the tax credits you’re due”, says Meg

Friday, April 4, 2008

The Tax Credit rates are increasing from the 6th April and Heeley MP Meg Munn is encouraging local low-paid workers to claim, even if they don’t have children. The Government has raised the earnings threshold for Working Tax Credit, which …

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 Burmese Reflections

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Meg recently met the writer and historian Thant Myint-U during his visit to London. They discussed the current situation in Burma and in what way pressure could be put on the regime to change.   He recently wrote The River of Lost Footsteps …

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 Meg Munn hosts UK-Mexico talks

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Meg Munn hosted high-level talks in London with Mexican Under-secretary of Foreign Relations, Lourdes Aranda Bezaury.  Discussions covered a range of subjects including sustainable development, UN reform, human …

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 Meg welcomes multi-million pound investment for Sheffield College

Monday, March 31, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn today welcomed the 36million investment that Sheffield College gains as part of a 2 billion pound national strategy to develop new low carbon colleges, marking a radical new approach to the delivery of public buildings. …

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 The Bermuda Regiment

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Meg was pleased to be able to meet members of the Bermuda Regiment whilst in the country. Bermudans are rightly proud of their regiment, an infantry battalion consisting of locally recruited and conscripted men. Its prime role is internal security …

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 The Bermudan Police Service

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Meg met the Commissioner of Police, George Jackson, and members of his senior management team to discuss some of the challenges they face. Particular issues discussed included drug trafficking and the crimes that follow from those seeking to pay for …

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 Bermuda opposition

Saturday, March 29, 2008

During her visit Meg met opposition MPs of the Bermuda Parliament, members of the United Bermuda Party (UBP) including Kim Swan the Leader of the Opposition. Discussions included the importance of tackling crime especially drug trafficking, and the …

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 Visiting Bermuda

Friday, March 28, 2008

Prior to her Ministerial visit to Bermuda Meg gave a telephone interview to the Bermuda Sun, their article is below. For details of the newspaper: http://www.bermudasun.bm/main.asp?SectionID=24&SubSectionID=270&ArticleID=37039   Good …

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 Meg in Bermuda for talks

Friday, March 28, 2008

Meg Munn has made a short visit to Bermuda for discussions covering the economy, governance and transparency and law enforcement. Whilst there she met the Premier, Dr the Hon Ewart Brown, at the Cabinet Office in Hamilton.   Meg said of the …

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 Meeting Bermudan Women

Friday, March 28, 2008

On her recent visit to Bermuda, Meg had the opportunity to meet a number of Bermudan women. Women fill a number of prominent roles in Bermuda society and Meg wanted to meet and discuss with some of them their experiences and expectations for the …

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 Active citizens visit Parliament

Thursday, March 20, 2008

A number of Sheffield adult learners from the Workers’ Educational Association ‘Active Citizenship’ programme visited Parliament recently. The learners took part in a two day course that explores what politics means and to look at …

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 Supporting Prostate Cancer Awareness Week

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Prostate Cancer Awareness Week 2008 aims to raise the profile of prostate cancer among the public and the media. Hundreds of individuals and groups across the UK will join together to do this and also raise vital funds to improve research, …

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 Executive Women

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Meg spoke at an event organised by the Executive Women’s Consortium, a group of senior women from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, HSBC, Reuters, O2 and Unilever. The aim of the Consortium is to discuss solutions to common cross …

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 Vietnamese understanding

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

During a visit to London by the senior political leadership of Vietnam, Meg signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Van Tho. Also present at the ceremony were the Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Deputy Prime …

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 Burma outlining our approach

Friday, March 7, 2008

Meg recently held a meeting in the Foreign Office on the situation in Burma. Those involved included non-governmental organisations such as the Burma campaign, Burmese people living in exile in the UK and journalists. She outlined the …

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 Women Leaders at the Foreign Office

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

As part of the Foreign Office’s annual Leadership Conference Meg hosted a reception for senior women leaders. The reception was an opportunity for women to network and to discuss how they could help ensure greater numbers of women reach …

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 Meeting the Indonesian Foreign Minister

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Whilst Meg was attending a conference to give a speech about Indonesia she met with the visiting Indonesian Foreign Minister, Dr. Hassan Wirajuda. They discussed a range of topics including climate change, Burma, Iran and the recent recognition of …

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 Engaging with Thai civil society

Sunday, March 2, 2008

During her Ministerial visit to Thailand Meg met with representatives from a range of non-governmental organisations active in the country. They ranged from organisations working on child exploitation and abuse, human trafficking, freedom of …

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 Helping the exiled Burmese

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Whilst in Thailand Meg met representatives of organisations working with the estimated 2 million Burmese living in Thailand. A large number of them are working as illegal migrants. There are also around 140,000 living in camps along the Thai/Burmese …

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 New Thai Interior Minister

Saturday, March 1, 2008

Meg met the new Thai Minister of the Interior, Chalerm Yubamrang, and discussed a range of issues including the new government’s policy towards the long running conflict in the southern border provinces of Thailand. They also discussed the …

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 Thai/UK Trade discussion

Saturday, March 1, 2008

As the UK is the top EU investor in Thailand it was important for Meg to meet the Deputy Commerce Minister, Viroon Tejapaibul, to discuss how to expand opportunities for trade between the two countries. Following Thailand’s return to democracy …

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 Prospects for change in Burma

Saturday, March 1, 2008

At a dinner focused on the situation in Burma and prospects for change, guests were optimistic that change will come but may take some time. Concern was expressed about the number of Burmese refugees around 140,000 - who live in refugee camps in …

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 Meeting the new Thai Foreign Minister

Friday, February 29, 2008

On a Ministerial visit to Thailand Meg had a very positive meeting with the new Foreign Minister, Noppadon Pattma. She emphasised her desire to make an early visit to Thailand to meet the new government ministers as soon as possible after …

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 US, Britain urge Myanmar to include Aung San Suu Kyi in polls

Friday, February 29, 2008

The following newsreport is from the ‘Tolerance.ca webzine’ see http://www.tolerance.ca/Article.aspx?ID=9460&L=en   AFP - Khin Maung Win   BANGKOK - Senior diplomats from Britain and the United States on Friday urged …

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 The regional Secretary General

Friday, February 29, 2008

Whilst in Thailand, Meg met Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, former Thai Foreign Minister and newly appointed Secretary General of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). We discussed the development of ASEAN as a regional body. Dr. Surin said he …

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 Thai dinner & discussions

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Britain’s Ambassador to Thailand, Quentin Quayle, hosted a dinner for visiting Foreign Office Minister, Meg Munn, on Thursday 28th February. Thailand recently returned to democracy following elections in December and the formation of a new …

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 Tasting the Fairtrade Tea

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn attended the Co-operative’s Fairtrade Tea Tasting morning in London.  The event was organised to promote the news that the Co-operative is the UK’s first retailer to convert its entire own-brand hot beverage …

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 Fabian Women celebrating

Friday, February 22, 2008

The Fabian Women’s Network recently held a reception in London. The Network brings together women from across the Fabian Society and wider networks to create a thriving network for social and political change. This event marked the third …

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 Commemorating HMS Sheffield

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

When Meg visited the Falklands Islands in early January as part of a Ministerial visit, she wanted to lay a wreath at the Monument to HMS Sheffield, sunk in 1982 with the loss of 20 lives. Unfortunately, high winds meant that the RAF had to cancel …

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 Meeting the Yorkshire BBC team

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Meg recently met with journalists and presenters from the BBC team covering the Yorkshire and the Humber region. The main discussion focused on what ongoing BBC restructuring would mean for broadcasting across the region. The BBC plan to increase …

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 New local energy saving appliance

Monday, February 18, 2008

Sheffield Heeley MP Meg Munn recently met with representatives from Disenco, a Sheffield based company. They have developed a new appliance that will reduce an average home’s carbon footprint by up to 4 tonnes a year.   Chief …

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 Sheffield launches children’s strategy

Friday, February 15, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn attended the launch of a new strategy to encourage participation by, and consultation of, young people in the city. It is being led by the ‘Sheffield 0-19 Partnership’ and the Sheffield Youth Council and aim’s to …

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 Meeting Usdaw activists

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Labour/Co-operative MP Meg Munn met Usdaw members from the North of England when they visited Parliament recently. As a member of Usdaw herself, Meg was happy to explain her role as a Minister in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The delegates …

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 Meeting the Jamaican Security Minister

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

As the Foreign Office Minister responsible for the Caribbean, Meg met the Jamaican Minister of National Security, Derrick Smith, during his recent visit to London. They discussed continued UK engagement in the Caribbean, particularly with Jamaica, …

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 The ‘Head On’ awards

Monday, February 4, 2008

Sheffield Heeley MP Meg Munn recently attended the first passing-out ceremony of the ‘Head On’ project, established by South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue as part of its youth engagement initiative. It offers young people aged fifteen and …

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 Increasing Nursery Education provision

Friday, February 1, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn welcomes a Sheffield project that will increase the amount of free nursery education available to parents in the city. The Early Years Education and Childcare Service are participating in a government pilot involving 3 and 4 year …

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 Parliamentary Hockey Team

Friday, February 1, 2008

As a member of the Parliamentary Hockey team Meg took part in a match against the Wapping Hockey Club. The match was very lively, Wapping scoring twice in the first half, however the Parliamentary team came back in the second and the final score was …

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 Marking Holocaust Memorial Day

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn showed her support for Holocaust Memorial Day by signing a Book of Commitment to honour those killed in the Holocaust and individuals that risked their lives to help those being persecuted.   Meg said: …

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 Talking co-operatives on the TV

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Labour/Co-operative MP Meg Munn recently appeared on the BBC 1 Politics Show to discuss current developments in the co-operative movement. Meg, the President of the 2006 Co-operative Congress, talked about the huge changes experienced over recent …

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 The new Children’s Clinical Research Facility

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Heeley MP Meg Munn joined the Secretary of State for Health, The Rt. Hon. Alan Johnson MP, and other guests for the opening of the first dedicated paediatric Clinical Research Facility (CRF) in the UK. This groundbreaking facility was developed and …

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 Signing the Book of Condolence for Sir Edmund Hillary

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn visited New Zealand House in London to sign the Book of Condolence following the death of Sir Edmund Hillary on the 11th January 2008. Hillary’s death was announced by New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark. …

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 Falklands Report

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

The following newsreport is from the Falklands Islands News Network http://www.falklandnews.com/public/story.cfm?get=4795&source=3     UK Minister for the Overseas Territories Ms Meg Munn MP has visited the Falklands on a …

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 Paying Respects in the Falklands

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn recently visited the Falkland Islands and whilst there attended the unveiling of the Royal Marine’s Monument which pays tribute to their contribution to the Island’s freedom. Meg, along with the Governor …

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 Meeting the Councillors

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn recently visited the Falkland Islands. She met with Councillors, business people, public sector workers and other members of the community from across the …

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 Visiting the Falklands

Friday, January 4, 2008

The following news item is from Mercopress - http://www.mercopress.com/vernoticia.do?id=12312&formato=HTML     OTs Minister on three day visitTHE new Overseas Territories minister, Meg Munn MP is in the Falklands for a whistle-stop …

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 An Ascension Visit

Thursday, January 3, 2008

During a short stopover on the Ascension Islands during the flight from Brize Norton to the Falkland Islands Meg took the opportunity to meet some of the local people. She was keen to encourage them to consider standing for the Island’s …

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