Championing British Legion Work

Christopher Pincher MP recently met with The Royal British Legion’s local Area Team Leader David Fairclough to discuss support for the Armed Forces community.

Workplace pensions in Tamworth

I recently received figures that show that around thousands of people across Tamworth are now enrolled in a workplace pension, saving for retirement.

Auto-enrolment was introduced so that workers can save more and have greater financial security and independence in their retirement.

Banning Hezbhollah

A draft order has been laid in Parliament to proscribe Hezbollah in its entirety alongside Ansar ul Islam and JNIM who operate in the Sahel region of Africa.

Payment scheme for former British child migrants

Former British child migrants will be able to apply for a financial redress scheme in respect of the harm done to former British child migrants who were separated from their families and sent overseas as part of the UK's historic participation in child migration programmes.

Work on Lichfield's Southern Bypass

Work on the final stretch of the new bypass in Lichfield is beginning this week.  This scheme connects the A5127 (Birmingham Road) with the A5206 (London Road).  Although it is just outside of my constituency, those living near to Lichfield will no doubt make use of this road once it is completed

Stamp Duty for non-uk resident home buying

The Government is considering levying a surcharge on any non-UK resident buying a home.  This is part of the Government's effort to help control the rise of house prices.

Phasing out pagers in hospitals

Today the Health Secretary announced that all NHS Trusts across England will be required to phase out pagers by 2021.  All hospitals are expected to have plans and infrastructure in place to ensure this is possible by the end of September 2020.

Proxy votes for MPs

A few weeks ago a number of residents wrote in to me concerned that Labour MP Tulip Siddiq for Hampstead and Kilburn felt that she had to delay her caesarean for two days in order to vote in the Brexit deal debate last month.