View from the House - 30th Nov

It’s no surprise that Brexit dominated most of the activity again in Parliament this week. However, there were also a lot of other debates and laws which continue to take place. Just because we are dealing with Brexit the day-to-day business of Government must continue.

Letter to Santa

I've got a letter from Santa Claus asking to hear from all the girls and boys in and around Tamworth asking what they would like for Christmas. But be quick! In order to guarantee a response from him letters must be sent by 7th December to Santa's Grotto, Reindeerland, XM4 5HQ.

Sports Shooting

A number of residents wrote to me earlier in the year raising concerns about the future of rifle shooting as a sport.  I am writing to provide you with a brief update on the situation.

View from the House - 23rd November

HELLO and welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed.

Of course, it would be impossible to write again without mention the ‘B’ word and I do apologise for bombarding you once again on news that we have moved forward in the negotiations.

Chris Overwhelmed by Christmas Card Response

Wow what a response! Thank you to all the primary schools around Tamworth that have taken part in my Christmas card competition this year. I've received over 150 entries from pupils and can't wait to go through them all and select the best design.

Chris Welcomes New Pothole Funding

Chris has welcomed new funding for Staffordshire that will see more money than any other county in the West Midlands used for the repair and maintenance of roads.  

View from the House - 9th November

This weekend, we will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War, one of the most significant moments in our nation’s history. There are services all across Tamworth and its villages so do please make it down to your nearest one.

Chris Delighted by Record Unemployment Figures in Tamworth

Chris has welcomed figures released this week by the Office for National Statistics showing that Tamworth still has a below average unemployment claimant count when compared to the rest of the United Kingdom.  

View from the House - 2nd Nov

This week I was really pleased to have helped host the Celebration of Staffordshire in Parliament on Tuesday.