Category Archives: News

20 Nov
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Championing Small Businesses across Aldridge-Brownhills

Small businesses are the lifeblood of local communities across the country. In my Aldridge-Brownhills constituency they remain the backbone of our High Streets, Village Centres, and Industrial Estates. Last year there were a record 5.5 million businesses across the country ...

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14 Nov
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A Brexit that works for Aldridge-Brownhills

Since the Government triggered Article 50 earlier this year we have been formally engaged in a series of negotiations to fulfil the will of the British people and prepare our exit from the European Union. Today Parliament begins debating the ...

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13 Nov
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Act of Remembrance 2017

As Britain fell silent on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month we once again as a nation came together in an act of Remembrance to honour those who have paid the price for our freedom. ...

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10 Nov
0

View from the House – Tackling the Issues which matter to You!

Dementia is one of the main health issues we face today. Sadly, someone develops the condition every three minutes and increasingly people are facing the situation alone. Back in 2013 the Alzheimer’s Society launched the Dementia Friends initiative to tackle ...

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27 Oct
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News from across Aldridge-Brownhills

It is always good to be back from Westminster and to be out and about across the constituency to see some of the fantastic work which is going on in our local communities and to keep up to speed with ...

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23 Oct
0

Parliamentary Roundup

It has been another busy week in Parliament and I have been participating in a wide number of debates and raising some of the matters that are important to constituents from right across Aldridge-Brownhills. New legislation is now being considered ...

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20 Oct
0

View from the House – Traveller consultation to be launched

Back to Parliament after the Conference Recess and having successfully called for a Parliamentary debate about Unauthorised Traveller Encampments which have blighted large parts of Aldridge-Brownhills this summer, my first week back was spent focussing on these matters. As part ...

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16 Oct
0

Making a Difference to Tackle Dementia

I was delighted to be joined last weekend by residents from across my constituency who signed up to become a ‘Dementia Friend’. The Information Session held at my local Constituency Office, is part of the Alzheimer’s Society campaign to tackle ...

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10 Oct
0

When will the ‘Cat and Mouse’ Traveller merry-go-round end?

For some time I have been calling for a Parliamentary debate on the issue of Unauthorised Traveller Encampments which has blighted large parts of Aldridge-Brownhills throughout the summer. Throughout a debate in Parliament, yesterday, I used the opportunity to reaffirm ...

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10 Oct
0

Renewing the British Dream

The recent Party Conference was a great opportunity for me to meet with representatives from charities and voluntary organisations to discuss issues raised with me by local constituents. I was pleased to meet with the Alzheimer’s Society and discuss my ...

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