Tags: "parliament"

01 Jan
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New Year message for 2018

With the New Year arriving we reflect on events from the year past, whilst looking with expectation to what may lie ahead. As your Member of Parliament there have been a considerable number of highlights for me personally throughout 2017, ...

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21 Dec
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Parliamentary Round Up

 As Parliament prepares for recess I thought it was a good time to update residents from across the constituency on some of the important developments there have been in recent weeks. We end 2017 and look towards the New Year ...

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20 Dec
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Extra Police Funding should be shared Equally with Aldridge-Brownhills

I have welcomed the Government’s announcement of increased funding and flexibility around the levels of Police precept for policing across the West Midlands. Following the announcement, I have written to the Police and Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson and the West ...

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11 Dec
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Brexit Phase 1: Delivered

Last week’s announcement from Prime Minister Theresa May and her statement in the House of Commons earlier today bring the assurance of starting phase two of the Brexit negotiations on trade and security in the New Year. This is welcome ...

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06 Dec
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Residents will be consulted on Unauthorised Traveller Encampments

Having successfully persuaded the Government to hold a ‘Call for Evidence’ on the issue of Unauthorised Traveller Encampments which have blighted large parts of the West Midlands and my Aldridge-Brownhills constituency throughout the summer, I have sought assurances from Government ...

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22 Nov
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A Budget that lays the foundations for a Britain fit for the future

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond delivered a Budget that lays the foundations for a Britain fir for the future, ready to build a truly ‘Global Britain’ and ready for Brexit and building on Britain’s recent economic achievements. The ...

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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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10 Nov
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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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23 Oct
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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
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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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