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Delivering better education: A new Primary School for Tamworth

This week, local Tamworth MP Christopher Pincher received confirmation from the Department for Education that Fierte Multi Academy Trust has been given approval to sponsor a new primary free school in Anker Valley, which is proposed to open from September 2021.

Brexit update - GE on the way

Yesterday the Prime Minister brought forward a Bill for a General Election to be held on the 12th December.  He did this so we can elect a new Parliament and get Brexit done so that the country can move on.

UK Sausage Week

It is UK sausage week, a time to kick off your meals with a bang-er! The week is aimed at promoting local butchers, farmers and retailers who champion the sausage.

Article in the House Mag

This month, I was given the opportunity to write for House Magazine.  You can see my article below or view the whole of the magazine online by clicking here.

 

It was great to share views on our relationship with Europe post-Brexit.

 

Air cadets visit Parliament

Today I had the pleasure of hosting the local air cadets on their visit to Parliament.

It was Brilliant to welcome the 1122 Marmion Sqn to Westminster.  They started their day by meeting Colonel Bob Stewart, who is MP for Beckenham.

Door knocking in Croft Close

I was out with the some of our brilliant local Conservative Borough Councillors in Two Gates and Wilnecote today.

£1bn deal to solve poor mobile coverage

Residents living in the villages know that I have been in contact with the Department for Culture Media and Sport, Department for Business and mobile phone operator for quite some time to try and improve rural mobile coverage.

Boris explains why he has called for a GE

Watch Prime Minister Boris Johnson explain why we need to get Brexit done so we can move forward as a country either with this Parliament or with a new one - chosen by you, the voters

 

Orkambi on the NHS

NHS England has today announced it has secured a definitive agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals to make available all three of their United Kingdom-licensed cystic fibrosis medicines. 

Brexit - what happens next

Last night I voted to back the Prime Minister's deal.  I feel it is time to come together, get Brexit done and move on as a country.

The Bill won the vote (329 to 299) and is set to move onto further scrutiny.