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Welcoming the Ivory clamp down

Tamworth's Member of Parliament Christopher Pincher has welcomed the Government's proposals to clamp down on ivory trading after a bill introduced in Parliament passed its first major hurdle to becoming law. 

Heathrow expansion good for the country and Tamworth

On Tuesday this week MPs passed a motion to approve to a third runway at Heathrow which will bring benefit to Tamworth and the surrounding area, according the local MP Christopher Pincher. 

Visit to Glascote Locks

I would like to extend my thanks to the local volunteers and management team of the Canal and River Trust who look after our stretch of the Coventry Canal.  

Microbeads ban becomes official

A ban on the sale of products containing microbeads came into force on Tuesday 19th June as part of the Government’s world-leading efforts to prevent these harmful pieces of plastic entering the marine environment. 

EU Withdrawal Bill Vote

Over the last two weeks Tamworth's MP Christopher Pincher has been playing a crucial role in helping to secure the numerous crucial votes on Brexit.  

HS2 Compensation for residents and businesses

If you are affected by HS2 you may be able to sell your property to the Government at it's market value or receive a lump-sum payment if it's near the proposed HS2 route.

Mercian Singers on Parliamentary tour

Last week Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, was joined by the local Mercian Singers in Parliament for a tour which ended in them 'doing the Aethel' outside the iconic building. 

 

Commenting on the visit, Mr Pincher said: 

 

Social care campaign

I believe we must all receive dignified care in old age. With an ageing population, this is one of the biggest challenges our country faces. I support the Government's commitment to making sure this country works for everyone and that the most vulnerable in society gain the support they need.

Affordable private rented homes

Like Generation Rent I believe this Bill, which will abolish letting agent fees for renters, cap tenancy deposits, and save tenants between £25 and £70 per year, is "welcome news for private renters".

Break Through for FOBTs

Problem gambling can devastate individuals' lives, families and communities, so I welcome the decisive action being taken to ensure a responsible gambling industry protects players appropriately.