Welcome to my website which contains information about what I have been up to both in Westminster and within the constituency.

You can also find information about local constituency surgeries that I am holding as well as how to get hold of me, should you require my assistance.

I look forward to working for my constituents over the coming years. If there is anything I can do to help you, please do get in touch.

Best wishes,


13 SEP 2016

Karen broadly welcomes boundary change review

Karen Lumley, MP for Redditch County, welcomes Boundary Commission proposals for constituency changes set for implementation in 2020, as she supports the idea of reducing the number of Parliamentary seats from 650 to 600. The Boundary Commission for England produced its initial recommendations for...


12 SEP 2016

Karen starts off Redditch Colour Run for Sight Concern with a flush of paint

Karen Lumley, MP for Redditch County, signalled the beginning of the Colour Run at Arrow Valley Country Park in aid of Sight Concern Worcestershire on Sunday (11 September 2016). Starting off dressed in white, participants passed through paint stations along the way, meaning that by the time they...


12 SEP 2016

Karen plants a tree at Redditch Scouting recreation field

Karen Lumley, MP for Redditch, planted a sapling at Nash's Acre, a Scouting conservation and activity area in Astwood Bank on Saturday (10 September 2016), to help mark its official opening. Scouting County Commissioner for Hereford and Worcester Derek Barnes cut the ribbon on the field, to the...



19 SEP 2016

Karen's Brexit thoughts on Times Red Box

Karen Lumley, Member of Parliament for Redditch County, was asked to submit an article to on-line political mouthpiece, The Times Red Box, on the subject 'What I Want From Brexit' and this was published this week. Karen highlighted and expanded on aspects relating to sovereignty, international...


13 SEP 2016

Karen stands out in pink for families affected by breast cancer

Karen Lumley, MP for Redditch County, has shown support for women affected by breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging constituents to take part in the UK's biggest, brightest and pinkest fundraiser, Wear it Pink, on Friday, 21 October 2016. Wear it Pink is back for its 15th year,...


09 SEP 2016

Karen Lumley MP stands against grammar school expansion

Karen Lumley, MP for Redditch County, has said that she is against the proposed expansion of grammar schools. Plans for a new batch of grammar schools which will be required to take a proportion of disadvantaged children were announced by Prime Minister Theresa May today (Friday). The speech,...



Important Message

 

ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL MEETING


As part of my continuing efforts to help support the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the Alexandra Hospital, through challenging times, I have been busy helping to organise a promised public meeting at Redditch Town Hall to allow members of the public to ask questions about current plans for the Alexandra Hospital.

 

This will take place on 28 September and will be jointly chaired by myself and leader of Redditch Borough Council, Bill Hartnett, and attended by hospital management and senior clinicians. The meeting starts at 7pm and those wanting to attend can just turn up.


I also met newly-appointed Chair of Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, Caragh Merrick, on 9 September. Mrs Merrick, who has lived in Worcestershire, including in Redditch, for more than 30 years and is a chartered accountant by trade as well as being an experienced non-executive director, started officially in her job on 12 September, and has been appointed by NHS Improvement for a period of four years.

 

She spoke with me about her initial plans and aspirations for the Trust and of course about the current restructuring programme. She also committed to attending the public meeting.

 

I was very encouraged by Caragh and her understanding of the problems faced by the Trust in Redditch, Worcester and Kidderminster in recent years. She is very keen on more engagement with key stakeholders at all levels, including the public as well as with other organisations that help deliver healthcare services across Worcestershire, and for the benefit of all, and I commend that wholeheartedly.

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Upcoming Surgeries

Get in touch with Karen's office if you'd like to meet with her. Due to high demand surgeries are by appointment only to make sure there is time to give every case the attention needed.

See her upcoming surgery dates here.  

Contact Details

Grosvenor House
Prospect Hill
Redditch
B97 4DL

01527 591334

karen.lumley.mp@parliament.uk

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