I'm Guy Opperman and I was honoured to have been re-elected in 2015 to represent the people of Tynedale and Ponteland as your local Member of Parliament. On this website, you can find the latest local news, and updates on my campaigns. Above there is also a link to my blog. 


My plan is that, by 2020, Tynedale and Ponteland will have the best schools in Northumberland. In 2010, 60% of Tynedale and Ponteland students received five GCSEs (Grades A*-C), including maths and English. Over the last 4 years of this Government, this has risen to 66%. By...

Over the past 5 years Guy has led successful campaigns to ensure A&E and Maternity services stay at Hexham Hospital, even when they have closed at similar places such as...

Locally unemployment doubled under Labour in the last parliament, up from 543 people unemployed in 2005, to a peak of 1175 unemployed in 2010. 

The number of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants in the Hexham constituency in Feb 2015 was 542, that is down 54% compared to it's peak...

Guy Opperman founded the Greenbelt Protection Group in Parliament. Guy has passionately led the campaign against plans to build on the Greenbelt in our area, especially in Ponteland and...


Guy has helped ensure that the County Council has the money it needs from central Government to fix our potholes and improve our roads.  Guy has helped secure an extra £5.6m additional roads funding for Northumberland in 2014 alone. That is more than for any...


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Appeal rejected for 280 homes on the Greenbelt
A soultion must be found quickly to ensure the best possible...
As many of you will be aware Haydon Bridge High School is...

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Contact Guy Opperman

Constituency Office
01670 789 161
1 Meal Market, Hexham, NE46 1NF
Administrative Office
Western Room, Office 2, Horton Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 6BU