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Opening up our courts

TV cameras will be allowed to film in Crown Courts in England and Wales for the first time.

Govt wants YOUR budget ideas

The Government will soon be delivering its first Spring Budget.  The Budget is currently scheduled for 11th March 2020.

Sprinkler Project Complete!

Following the Grenfell Disaster I requested that the local council review all of our highrise buildings to ensure they were up to a good safety standard.  Whilst the six high rise builds were unaffected by cladding, the Council noted that safety could be improved.

£52 million for Tamworth schools and pupils under new Government funding

MP Christopher Pincher has welcomed a £52,837,955 Government investment in schools across Tamworth and our local villages – the largest funding boost in a decade, levelling up per pupil funding to ensure that all schools have the right investment to deliver an outstanding education for all.

Funding For Rail Tech Innovation

Organisations and individuals developing new technology focussed on making railway journeys faster, cleaner and greener can put their ideas forward and potentially be in for a share of £9.4 million to bring them to life!

Additional support for homeless people

The Government announced today that it is allocating a further £3 million of new funding to help the job centre increase the levels of support they are able to provide to homeless people.

Universal School Inspections

Today the Government has put forward proposals to ensure that Ofsted will visit all schools judged to be outstanding within the next 5 academic years.  This will bring an end to the era of some schools going over 10 years without any form of inspection.

Review of Off-Payroll Working Rules (IR35)

In 2019 a good number of residents contacted me raising concerns about the off-payroll working rules and how they or their business could be affected.

Grants and Funding - January

Now I am back in my role as MP, I took a brief look at the some of the funding pots available which may help local residents.  So take a look and see if any can help you launch your project.