Blue Collar Conservatism

When I left school at sixteen, I never considered that nearly forty years later that I would become the MP for Blyth Valley.  That I am the first ever Conservative MP in what was a Labour stronghold is something else that wouldn’t have been believable in the early 1980s.  But in 2019 that is exac

Overseas Operations Bill

Blyth Valley has a long history supporting our armed forces.  Members of my own family have served in the both regulars and the youth branches of the Army, my father served in the RAF in the post war years.

A Level Results

Everyone understands how challenging it has been for grading exams this year, and teachers across Blyth Valley have worked hard to provide grade assessments. In the past a difficult exam or poor performance on the day could explain dropping a predicated grade or two; it was tough, but understanda

Newcastle United Update

A number of constituents have sent correspondence over the last few days regarding Newcastle United and the ownership of the club.

£6.7m for South East Northumberland

Ian Levy MP has welcomed £6.7m of investment from the government that will benefit Blyth Valley and south east Northumberland.  The funding will be shared between three projects that will create jobs and bring about regeneration.


The NHS is not for sale and it is about time that the Labour party stopped scaremongering by suggesting that it is the aim of this Government.  I would not support such a proposal that puts at risk the continuation of the NHS.

Boris Announces £750,000 for Blyth

Ian Levy MP has welcomed news that the Prime Minister has confirmed £750,000 of funding for Blyth. The announcement is part of a wider economic package to accelerate infrastructure projects, fuelling jobs and the country’s economic recovery following coronavirus. 

E Updates

This is my second update to keep you informed about what I am doing in the constituency and in Parliament.  Sharing information is something that I am totally committed to and if you would like to receive a regular email please go to the home page of the website (

Three Community Champions

Ian Levy MP has announced another three Blyth Valley Community Champions who were nominated for their efforts in response to coronavirus.  Lindsay Young, Ian Herron and Paul Kerry have all been recognised for setting up initiatives that have provided regular food parcels to residents who are self