News

LCF Mini bond scheme update

A number of residents in my area had invested in London Capital and Finance (LCF) mini-bonds, a scheme that many believed was under protection of the United Kingdom's Financial Compensation Scheme. 

Pharmacy First - Launched!

Pharmacy First - a new project aimed at easing pressures on A&E and GP appointments was launched over the weekend.

New Macmillan Service

It is fantastic to see Macmillan Cancer Support launching a new service which will enable anyone and support from day one of their cancer diagnosis and support from day one of their cancer journey.

Macmillan will be offering assistance covering topics like:

Lichfield Residents - Leisure Survey

Residents living in the villages surrounding Tamworth, now is your chance to have a say on leisure facilities in your area.

NHS changes to support staff

From April, new rules will be enforced for NHS staff.  Currently staff can refused to treat any non-critical care patients who are verbally or physically aggressive towards them.

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.

Flooding support

Storm Dennis, 2020's third named storm will be bearing down on the United Kingdom, only a week after Storm Ciara hit our shores.  Heavy winds and near record rainfall over parts of Tamworth and Lichfield which were affected last weekend has made for an increased chance of incidents arising.

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