News

Overcrowded Trains

A number of residents have contacted me about overcrowding on trains arriving into Wilnecote and Tamworth Railway Station.

March's Casework Statistics

Each month my office produces a summary of casework dealt with on behalf of constituents.  For those interested below is a little breakdown of the types of issues crossing my desk in March.

The Indicative Votes

Many of you will have seen that MPs voted on 8 different Brexit options last night. The 'indicative votes' intended to give Parliament control of how they wished to exit the EU. It was a free vote (well on our side it was), to see what direction the Commons wanted to go.

Clocks change weekend

This weekend the clocks change, British Summertime begins, all clocks move forward an hour and we get to enjoy a little more sunshine!

St Editha's Trees

One of the big discussion points yesterday was the felling of two trees in St Editha's Square.  These trees have been in the Square for many years as shoppers, business owners and tourists are aware.

Glascote School's Farmventors

In between Brexit votes last week, it was great to welcome Glascote Academy Class 2H to the Houses of Parliament for the NFU Online Farmvention final!

Supporting Earth Hour

Last week I added my voice to WWF UK's Earth Hour, the world’s largest annual event to protect the planet, and joined a movement to safeguard nature and set it on the path to recovery.

The global lights out event is on Saturday 30th March at 8:30pm.

Staffordshire on Spotify

Calling all musicians and music lovers.  Staffordshire's music, past and present is wanted for a top new Spotify playlist.

Sunday Cycle Rides Programme 2019

Today the latest cycle Rides For All launches - it's a five mile Lichfield taster ride which sets off from Beacon Park.