Reducing The Cost of Living

Keeping prices low is incredibly important, though more people are in employment and education than ever before, cost of living is still a key issue for many of my constituents.

I will campaign locally and nationally to help reduce the cost of living so that low-income families no longer feel the 'pinch' and the economy can continue to grow.

Be it rent, food prices, transport costs or boosting social mobility, I will lobby to improve standards of living and ensuring that Brexit will bring about more opportunity for residents, particularly for goods purchase, employment options and securing decent, affordable housing.



New measures to improve online shopping

These days the majority of us shop online, this can be quicker, easier and sometimes cheaper than brick and mortar stores but it is not without problems.

The Spring Budget 2023

Despite enormous global challenges the economy here in the United Kingdom is proving the doubters wrong.  The Chancellor has had to make difficult decisions but the decisions he made as he stepped up to the role have allowed him to restore stability, avoid recession and to focus on growth once ag

Changes to support for mortgage interest

Early last year a resident wrote to me after they had fallen on hard times, they lost their job and suddenly found themselves claiming benefit for the first time whilst juggling a mortgage.

Alternative Fuel Portal Now Open

For households that have not yet received an automatic discount on their energy bills, because they are not connected to the electricity grid and use alternative fuels, the portal is now open to make an application for assistance payments.

Social tenants use the Housing Ombudsman Service

From time to time residents in social housing will let me know they've raised complaints with their association but it has not been remedied. This could be for damp or mould, broken fixtures or problems with water and electricity.

EDF Support

In addition to the Government Energy Bill Support Scheme (the £400 off your bills spread over the next 6 months), EDF energy have written to MPs to share details of additional support they are making available to their customers.

View From the House - June

June saw the wonderful, unique Platinum Jubilee celebration. I had a tremendous time over the long weekend and it was wonderful to see the country come together in festive spirit and unity to pay our respects to our Queen.

Christopher Pincher secures mortgage scheme to help buyers

Local Tamworth MP Christopher Pincher introduces new Mortgage Guarantee Scheme to help home buyers across Britain
New scheme allows first time buyers and current homeowners to secure a mortgage with just a 5% deposit