Switch to an accessible version of this website which is easier to read. (requires cookies)
Leading the campaign against nuisance calls
Back Mark's 'no to nuisance calls' campaign
Supporting Charities
Supporting Local Charities
Delivering Fairer Tax
Delivering Fairer Tax
Standing up for local people in Parliament
Delivering for us in parliament
Working to help local businesses
Standing up for local businesses

Welcome to my website and thank you for visiting!

  • Beacon Counselling James Harper Bruce Bissell
    Article: Mar 24, 2014

    Mark Hunter, local MP, officially opened Beacon Counselling's new centre at 53 Greek Street last Friday, 21st March, which will provide support for 400 adults each year through counselling and related services.

    A grant of almost £300,000 from the Big Lottery Fund will mean that for the next four years people who otherwise might struggle to access counselling due to cost or because they need help sooner than the NHS or other agencies can provide it, will be able to access high quality counselling and therapy in a welcoming and convenient location in Stockport town centre.

  • Article: Mar 19, 2014

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer today announced an £800 income tax cut for the lowest earners by increasing the personal allowance from April 2015 to £10,500. The raising of the tax threshold was a Liberal Democrat manifesto pledge which, thanks to their membership of the Coalition Government, they are delivering.

  • Mark and Iain Roberts A555 Relief Road
    Article: Mar 19, 2014

    Cheadle MP Mark Hunter has welcomed the news that Cheshire East council has now finally given planning permission for the long awaited and much needed A555 Relief Road. Stockport Council and Manchester City Council had already given their approval earlier this year, but it was necessary for all three councils to give final approval before the project could go ahead.

  • Priory pro-ana pro-mia anorexia cheadle royal
    Article: Mar 18, 2014

    Local MP, Mark Hunter, has praised the quality of staff and services provided at the local Cheadle Royal hospital during a recent visit to the site.

    During his time at the hospital run by The Priory Group, Mr Hunter was able to see firsthand the services provided to support young people and adults with a range of complex mental health conditions, including eating and personality disorders.

  • Diabetes 1 Joe Watson
    Article: Mar 17, 2014

    Mark Hunter met with local resident Joe Watson at a Houses of Parliament event on 11 March to discuss type 1 diabetes, and the impact that this serious and complex condition has on Joe's day to day life.

    Sixty adults and children that live with the condition were chosen to attend the event by JDRF - the global type 1 diabetes charity. Those invited were selected from across the country to represent sufferers from their local area.

  • National No Smoking Day
    Article: Mar 13, 2014

    Mark Hunter MP for Cheadle is urging smokers to ditch the cigarettes on national No Smoking Day today.

    Mr Hunter is supporting the annual health campaign, run by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), which last year encouraged a million people to quit smoking.

    This year's campaign has a 'V for Victory' theme which is set to inspire hundreds of thousands of smokers across the UK to win the fight against cigarettes. It will help them on the road to victory, providing information, support and encouragement so that they are in the best possible position to make a successful quit attempt on the day.

  • Stockport Town Hall
    Article: Mar 11, 2014

    Local Cheadle MP, Mark Hunter, has added his personal congratulations to Liberal Democrat councillors at Stockport Town Hall, who were named on Saturday evening as winners of the "Council Group of the Year Award" at the Lib Dem Spring conference in York.

    The announcement, made at a special event sponsored by the Local Government Association, recognises the achievements of the group who lead a minority administration (Liberal Democrat 29 councillors, Labour 21, Conservative 10, and Independent Ratepayers 3) which runs the local council in Stockport.

  • Earth Hour WWF (Copyright:Ash Knotek / WWF-UK)
    Article: Mar 7, 2014

    Mark Hunter has signed up to support this year's Earth Hour by making a special pledge to help protect the planet. Mark joined WWF in London this week to make a 'star' themed wishes, ahead of the global lights out event, due to take place on Saturday 29th March at 8:30pm.

    A number of MPs were inspired to celebrate Earth Hour as a reminder to do their bit for the planet and advocate within their constituencies for the importance of building a sustainable future for both people and the planet.

  • National Apprenticeships Service
    Article: Mar 4, 2014

    Local MP, Mark Hunter, is using National Apprenticeship Week (3 - 7 March) to call for more local businesses to take on apprentices, after new research revealed the extent of the benefits involved.

    In addition to creating new job opportunities, every time a local company hires an apprentice, they get an average boost of £1,941. This happens immediately, while the apprentice is being trained, and represents the benefit after typical wage and training costs for the North West are deducted.

  • Albeiro Ruiz Banana Fairtrade
    Article: Mar 4, 2014

    Local MP, Mark Hunter, joined Fairtrade businesses and Foncho a Colombian Banana producer at the Houses of Parliament.

    A Fairtrade business, fairandfunky, ran the event in Parliament to bring Fairtrade to the centre of Parliament and Mark was delighted to attend, to show support for the campaign to Make Bananas Fair and meet Foncho, a banana farmer from Cienaga in Colombia.