One of Karen's three key priorities as the Member of Parliament for Redditch County is to protect and enhance vital health services and ensure the continuation of services at the Alex. 

Our local hospital is something to be valued and protected. The Alexandra Hospital has been one of the issues dominating Karen's workload during her time as an MP and is one of her top priorities. She has campaigned for many years not only to protect services at the Alex but also to improve them.

Karen said: "As a Redditch resident myself I rely on the Alex, just like everybody else does. Let's be clear, the Alex is a good hospital and we need its future to be secure. I believe that the people of Redditch have a right to be treated and cared for in their home town. I want to make sure we get the best we can for the people of Redditch. The uncertainty has gone on for too long now. I have been involved in politics in Redditch for over fifteen years and for a large proportion of that time there have been concerns about the Alex's future. We need to secure long-term commitments on the Alex so that our hospital can then look towards providing even more for the people of Redditch.

We all rely on the NHS. Like my constituents I have seen seen first-hand the support the NHS offers and have had to call upon the NHS for treatment for myself and my family. The NHS is something to be valued and protected, now and in the future. But you can only have a strong NHS if you have a healthy economy. We obviously face challenging times but the people of Redditch County are rightly very proud of the Alex, and the people of Britain of the NHS. I want to see both go from strength to strength in the coming years."


Important Message

Statement on Westminster attack

 

Following the attack on police and members of the public in central London yesterday (Wednesday, 22 March 2017), Karen Lumley, MP for Redditch County commented as follows:

"Yesterday was a very sad day for the people of our country, particularly in London, and my first thoughts are with those who were killed or injured and their families.

"Westminster is the seat of one of the oldest and most respected Governments in the world, and upholds values of free speech, liberty, human rights, and the rule of law – values shared by free people around the world. Amongst the bloodshed of yesterday, we must never waiver from our resolve to beat the terrorists.

"I, along with many MPs, actually knew PC Keith Palmer, the policeman who died, because he was often the first friendly face we would see when entering the Parliamentary estate. I often shared a morning joke with him. My deepest sympathies lie with his family and those of others killed or injured."

Karen was not in Parliament yesterday as she is currently still at home in Redditch recovering from her illness.

    

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Contact Details

Grosvenor House
Prospect Hill
Redditch
B97 4DL

01527 591334

karen.lumley.mp@parliament.uk

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