News

Fire at George Bryan Centre

Last night the George Bryan Centre next to the SRP Hospital suffered a suspected arson attack.  The fire has caused substantial damage to the building.

Action on credit card fraud

I was recently contacted by a constituent who had a credit card taken out using his name and address.  He reported the incident as soon as he found out but the bank refused to engage with him as he did not have the account details to hand.

Finn's Law - helping

Today I had a furry friend join me in the Whips office for a brief tour, it was Finn the police dog and his handler, PC David Wardell.

New app for Foster carers

Staffordshire County Council have launched a new application to help foster carers have more say and the opportunity to monitor and update children's school records.

Breast Cancer Screening at SRP

You may recall mid-way through last year the NHS made a decision to invite local residents due for a breast screening to the Queens Hospital in Burton in order to take the test.

Every day is different when you care

This week I had the opportunity to support a national recruitment campaign launching today from the Department of Health and Social Care to address the 110,000+ vacancies in adult social care across England.

Tough new powers to tackle unauthorised encampments

If you have lived in Tamworth or Lichfield for a while, you will know that during summer there are a number of travelling families who pass through the area, some for work, some for weddings and family get-togethers and some simply looking to enjoy the sights and entertainment that our area provi

The first FGM conviction

Earlier this month the United Kingdom secured its first guilty verdict for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) a key step towards tackling a dated, unnecessary and painful practice in our country.

Self harm and social media

Today the Suicide Prevention Minister Jackie Doyle-Price spoke at the National Suicide Alliance Conference highlighting how we must all look at the impact of harmful suicide and self-harm content online.

Future of the Sleepover Club

I have been contacted by residents concerned about the future of the 'Sleepover Club' ran by Saxon Hill Academy in Lichfield.