If you have a problem that I can help with, please get in touch. You can contact me by any of the following methods.
Telephone 01388 603075
Write 1 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6EN
Surgeries If you would like to meet face-to-face I also hold regular surgeries each month. No appointment is necessary and you can find full details of when and where surgeries take place here.
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How can I help?
My office may be able to provide advice or support with issues relating to Jobcentre Plus, tax credits, pensions, child maintenance service, local council, passports and visas. We may be able to help with other issues as well or provide guidance on other services who may be able to assist you. We will need any relevant reference numbers and for many issues, your National Insurance.
If your issue relates to refuse collections, roads, school transport and other council related issues you may wish to contact your local Councillors first. You can find their names here and their contact details here.
Helpful websites include:
Durham County Council - information on schools, family services, housing benefit and council tax, roads and planning
FamilyWise - local service helping families and individuals and their families gain new skills and provide support
Turn2Us Advice on Benefits and Funding
UTASS - providing invaluable support to farming community in Teesdale from training, ICT support, briefings and venue for meetings, training, and young people's activities.
Register to Vote To register to vote, apply for a postal or proxy vote if you are working or on holiday. If you do not know your National Insurance Number you can telephone HMRC on 0300 200 3502 or visit HMRC - lost NI number. If you use a Text Phone it is 300 200 3519