Stockport MP calls on Prime Minister to extend tram network

The Prime Minister was urged to extend the tram network into Stockport town centre when he appeared in Parliament this week. During the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, Member of Parliament for Stockport Navendu Mishra called on Boris Johnson to stump up much-needed funds to extend Metrolink from East Didsbury to Stockport and give a timely boost to the local economy.  The call came as the lengthy lockdown is beginning to take its toll on businesses in the town centre, many of which are struggling to keep their heads above water due to enforced closures, reduced

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MP calls on Sainsbury’s to halt plans to close Stockport store

Plans to close a major supermarket in the heart of Stockport have been challenged by the MP. Navendu Mishra this week wrote to Sainsbury’s Chief Executive Simon Roberts to ask him to reconsider the move to shut the Sainsbury’s Stockport Superstore in Warren Street. In his letter Mr Mishra raised concerns that the decision will impact thousands of people across Stockport, including the 87 employees who now face the prospect of losing their livelihoods just weeks before Christmas. He stated that “In the middle of a pandemic and in precarious economic circumstances, this is incredibly worrying news, and I would

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