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.

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Staffordshire Fire Service Recruiting

Staffordshire Fire Service are currently recruiting.  There is much more to the role of a fire fighter than racing to fires and road collisions, preventing fires and emergencies from occurring is both better and safer.  Today the job includes community safety, education, partnership working and h

New role as Housing Minister

I am delighted to have been appointed as the Minister for Housing by the Prime Minister.  Naturally I am sad to leave behind the great work being done at the Foreign Office in building bridges across the world and delivering this Government’s vision of Global Britain.

West Midlands Trains - Update on Services

I know a number of you have been contacting me about the cancellations of West Midlands Trains.  While the majority of these services in my constituency run through Shenstone.  I know many residents make use of Lichfield City, Lichfield Trent Valley and Blake Street, all of which are served by We

Increasing charging points in Tamworth

With car manufactures making more and more electric vehicles, especially the ones on our doorstep such as JLR is it only right that consumers can purchase electric vehicles with confidence that they can be easily charged.

Casework Report - January

Now that I have been re-elected, I wanted to get back to providing monthly casework reports.  It helps local people gain a better insight about the topics that residents are raising with me throughout the month.

View From the House - Jan 31st

I am writing this edition of View From The House whilst still in Westminster.  It is January 31st and along The Mall and all around Parliament Square Union flags are proudly flying on our last day in the EU.  By the time you read this our 47-year membership of the European Union will have come to

Self Assessment Deadline Tomorrow

Year after year HMRC receive some bizarre and imaginative excuses as well as unusual expense claims following the Jan 31 Self Assessment Deadline. 

Free Cyber Security Training For Businesses

One of the crime issues I am seeing more and more in my casework, is a rise in fraud and cyber crime.  Part of addressing and responding to this is being aware of where flaws may be, either through software and hardware or even through day to day social engineering.

Free summer project for youth

Staffordshire Council for Voluntary Youth Services is running a project this summer to connect British youth with young people from Bremen in Germany.

It's a free project two-week camp based in Cannock Chase with visits to the surrounding towns, celebrations and civic events.