March 2015

Rob gives war hero a 90th birthday trip down Memory Lane in a truck of the type she drove in World War Two

ROB has given a 90-year-old war hero a birthday trip down Memory Lane by treating her to a ride in a truck of the type she drove in World War Two.

The Stoke-on-Trent South Labour MP delighted Beryl Appleton, a former lorry driver with the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force, after ‘invading’ her Trentham home with a fleet of restored military vehicles.

Rob backs campaign calling on men to unite to fight prostate cancer

ROB has backed a national campaign urging men to unite in the fight against a disease which kills more than 10,000 of them every year.

He endorsed Prostate Cancer UK’s Men United initiative, which encourages supporters to ‘keep their friendships alive’ by raising funds for the charity together, at a Commons reception hosted by fellow Labour MP Luciana Berger, the Shadow Minister for Public Health.