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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

Since writing my last column I am absolutely delighted, and relieved, to be able to report back that I have successfully steered my Private Members Bill through it’s final stages ...

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A “Simply Delicious” Business Breakfast with Nadhim Zahawi MP

I was delighted to join forces last week in Aldridge with the Prime Minister’s Advisor for Apprenticeships, Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi. Since 2010 over 4000 apprenticeships have been started across ...

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Peter Pan is off to the House of Lords!

I am absolutely delighted that my Private Members Bill, which is titled the NHS (Charitable Trusts) Etc Bill, but more commonly known in my office as the Peter Pan and ...

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Success as Schools Minister Visits Shelfield

I was delighted to welcome Schools Minister Nick Gibb MP to the constituency last week and to join him on a visit to Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy. Under the leadership ...

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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

As I sit to write my first “View from Westminster” of 2016 I would like to take this opportunity to start by wishing everyone a happy New Year. Looking forward ...

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Back to business for Parliament and around the Constituency

The New Year began in earnest Parliament on January 5th, with a busy day of statements from Departments, the business of the day and the third reading of the Housing ...

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Happy New Year

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone in Aldridge-Brownhills constituency a Happy New Year. 2015 was a big year in many ways and not least in politics, ...

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Coffee, Carols and Canoeing

On Saturday I held a Macmillan Christmas Coffee Morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. We raised a fantastic £165.71. I want to thank everyone if they baked, helped ...

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What a site! – The New Oak Park Leisure Centre

Last weekend I had the chance to visit the new site for Oak Park Leisure Centre. It will be a fantastic asset to our local community and will provide both ...

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A View From Westminster – Local Newspaper Column

My background before I entered Parliament was in business, and for almost 25 years I worked for and with small businesses, including the optical industry and our own family electronics ...

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