This site and blog was originally set up as a personal site for Mhairi Threlfall and Council business

Promoted by Dave Addison, on behalf of Mhairi Threlfall, both at USDAW house, Emma Chris Way, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7JU

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June 3, 2017

I am standing as the Labour parliamentary candidate for Kingswood to protect our NHS, schools and vital community services.

June 2, 2017

Last Friday I was invited to meet with the Save Hanham Library group to talk about the reduction in hours and other issues.

Libraries are vital for a thriving community.

As well as engaging young people with reading, and providing access to books, they act as an importan...

May 25, 2017

I am a strong advocate for the integration of health and social care. However, currently our system does not work for the individual, is disjointed and inconsistent. My biggest concern as a local councillor would be STPs, or sustainability and transforma...

May 22, 2017

Today I met with the team at Cadbury Heath Health centre. Cadbury Heath serves over 11,000 people, offering a high standard of care in a purpose built practice. But, like many GP services, they are under pressure in a climate of reduce resources, an ageing population,...

May 22, 2017

Over the last few weeks, I have been overwhelmed with correspondence with regards to the Tory proposal to repeal the Hunting Act 2004, and so re-introduce Fox Hunting. 

If a vote was held, I would vote against.

Land management and protection of livestock are incredibly...

May 22, 2017

Schools in South Gloucestershire are already under funded. Now under current Tory Plans, the 30 schools in Kingswood could be cut by on average £446 per pupil or the equivalent of 5 teachers per school. School governors are already having to make tough decisions, and o...

May 19, 2017

Our firefighters, whole time and retained, work hard to prevent fires, engage with communities and respond to emergencies. As a member of the Avon Fire Authority, I've seen directly the impact of the cuts, as tough decisions have had to be made to save almost £5 millio...

May 13, 2017

Today I attended Hanham Fayre, and spoke with constituents about their concerns, from protecting the Green belt and fields, to saving Hanham library campaign, and cuts to the local schools.

As a local councillor, I have been involved in a number of similar communit...

May 13, 2017

Thanks to all who came to the campaign launch in Kingswood this morning. I spoke with many people who feel that they do not have a voice in parliament and are concerned about the cuts to vital public services. Labour will stand up for the many not the few, and I pledge...

May 2, 2017

I am very excited and honoured to announce that I have been selected as the Labour Prospective Parliamentary candidate for Kingswood for the General Election 2017.

 I will be launching my campaign on Saturday 13th of May, 12:15 this Saturday 13th of May at Kings Chase S...

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