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Politics

Wirral has four parliamentary constituencies. Frank Field has held the Birkenhead seat for Labour since 1979 and is the borough's longest serving MP. Angela Eagle has been Labour's Wallasey MP since 1992. In the 2010 General Election, new candidate Alison McGovern held on to the Wirral South seat for Labour. Esther McVey became the peninsula's sole Tory MP on the same night when she took the Wirral West seat from Labour.

Alison McGovern, Labour MP for Wirral South and Shadow Minister for International Development

Alison McGovern: Carers need to feel that they are valued

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral South Alison McGovern writes about the vital work of carers

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

Angela Eagle: I'd like to pay tribute to Hillsborough families

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle writes about the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster

Minister for Disabled People and MP for Wirral West Esther McVey

Esther McVey: Reachout helping support Wirral people back to work

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral West Esther McVey writes about a local community project

Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead

Frank Field: Work with local employers is making a real difference

In his weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Birkenhead Frank Field writes about the work of the council, schools and colleges

I had to sell my war medals because of the bedroom tax

Birkenhead Falklands vet hits out at government ministers over 'disgusting' welfare reforms

Wirral MP Esther McVey misses out on Culture Secretary role after Maria Miller's resignation

Sajid Javid replaces disgraced Tory minister who quit after incorrectly claiming thousands of pounds of expenses for mortgage payments

Sophie Jones,19 from Eastham who died from cervical cancer at the weekend.

Campaigners calling for change after death of Merseyside teen Sophie Jones granted Parliament debate

A three-hour debate has now been set for May 1 - weeks earlier than expected

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

Angela Eagle: Wirral families finding it harder to cope

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle writes about the rising cost of energy bills

Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead

Frank Field: Taking steps to deliver a Living Wage to Wirral workers

In his weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Birkenhead Frank Field writes about helping low paid workers

Minister for Disabled People and MP for Wirral West Esther McVey

Esther McVey: Mersey tunnel tolls increase ‘an unnecessary burden on the people of Wirral’

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral West Esther McVey writes about income tax allowances and tunnel tolls

Alison McGovern, Labour MP for Wirral South and Shadow Minister for International Development

Alison McGovern: New Port Sunlight Riverside Park will enhance local community

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral South Alison McGovern writes about the benefits of a new park .project

Brian Cummings outside the House of Lords

School governor’s trip to House of Lords for celebration

Brian Cummings from Bebington receives special invitation by Lord Nash

Minister for Disabled People and MP for Wirral West Esther McVey

Esther McVey: The council has finally seen the light and accepted government support

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral West Esther McVey writes about council tax

Alison McGovern, Labour MP for Wirral South and Shadow Minister for International Development

Alison McGovern: Thank you for signing Sophie's Choice petition

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral South Alison McGovern writes about the recent tragic death of Sophie Jones

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

Angela Eagle: This is a failing government

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle writes about the cost of living crisis

Wirral council leader Cllr Phil Davies named chair of Merseyside's new 'super council'

Wirral council leader Cllr Phil Davies named chair of Merseyside's new 'super council'

Labour councillor will head the region's combined authority

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

Angela Eagle: Small businesses are the backbone of our community

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle writes about business in Wirral

Minister for Disabled People and MP for Wirral West Esther McVey

Esther McVey: Government has ensured we are fastest growing economy in developed world

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral West Esther McVey writes about commerce, apprenticeships and employment

Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead

Frank Field: Local GPs are walking away from their patients

In his weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Birkenhead Frank Field talks about our GP surgeries

Alison McGovern, Labour MP for Wirral South and Shadow Minister for International Development

Alison McGovern: People will be worse off at the next election

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral South Alison McGovern writes about the deficit gap