Promote Tamworth Jobs and Tourism

Tourism is currently worth £127 billion to Britain’s economy and as Britain’s seventh largest export industry, inbound tourism’s economic contribution is currently valued at £26.2 billion. We are lucky to have so much on our doorstep that I want to continue to promote. 

The English tourism sector touches everyone – visitors, residents, businesses and employees. It’s one of the few sectors active in every part of the country. It’s the third largest employer, every day supporting 2.6 million jobs and is a major employer of school leavers and young people and an incubator for entrepreneurs.

News

Casework Report - October

This is my last casework report under the current Parliament as I expect Parliament will dissolve next week for a General Election.

UK Sausage Week

It is UK sausage week, a time to kick off your meals with a bang-er! The week is aimed at promoting local butchers, farmers and retailers who champion the sausage.

Air cadets visit Parliament

Today I had the pleasure of hosting the local air cadets on their visit to Parliament.

It was Brilliant to welcome the 1122 Marmion Sqn to Westminster.  They started their day by meeting Colonel Bob Stewart, who is MP for Beckenham.

Door knocking in Croft Close

I was out with the some of our brilliant local Conservative Borough Councillors in Two Gates and Wilnecote today.

Film The House 2019

We all love a bit of escapism, especially from Brexit! Which is why I am pleased to encourage all the creative types in Tamworth to make a submission to this year's FILM THE HOUSE competition.

Zero Emission Car Consultation

Yesterday saw the launch of a new DfT consultation on zero emission vehicles.

The Government hopes that more will invest in electric and other zero emission cars and is looking into ways to nudge drivers into opting for better when purchasing their next car.

Train service monitoring

I think just about all of us who have used the railway network have encountered a delay at one point or another.

Free events for businesses

Lichfield District Council and Tamworth Borough Council have come together with neighbouring local authorities to host a free event for small to medium enterprises and new business start-ups.

Visiting the Crafty Two

This Friday I had the opportunity to stop in and visit the Crafty Two, a great new pub in Tamworth.  The pub is adjacent to the assembly rooms on Corporation Street.  This should be an easy pub to find, offering meals, drinks (alcoholic and non), a function room and even board games for people st