Archive

27 Oct
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My Question to the Prime Minister

At Prime Ministers Questions on Wednesday 26th October I asked Theresa May about the new West Midlands Combined Authority and the new Mayoral role,  and about what it means for constituents and businesses here in Aldridge-Brownhills. Watch the video below ...

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19 Oct
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Brownhills HSBC Update

I was very disappointed to learn of the closure of the Brownhills Branch of HSBC, especially as it leaves us with no bank in Brownhills. After a number of residents contacted me about this issue I met with the Branch ...

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14 Oct
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Unauthorised Traveller Encampments Debate in Parliament

Knowing of residents’ concerns over local traveller encampments, I attended and spoke in a debate on Gypsies and Travelers in the House of Commons last Wednesday.   You can find a video and the text of the debate below.   ...

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14 Oct
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A View from Westminster – Local Newspaper Column – Unauthorised Encampments and Conference round up.

At last we are seeing Walsall Council take proactive steps in tackling the on-going problem of unauthorized encampments, and I welcome the latest move to secure an injunction on 12 specific sites across the Borough. With the interest of local ...

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10 Oct
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A return visit to Sierra Leone.

Across the world today, we are seeing humanitarian crises, refugees in desperate need of help and protection, as well as unprecedented levels of population movement. We are seeing fragile states become more fragile, and the impact of conflict is often ...

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