Staffordshire Celebrated in Parliament

On Tuesday this week Staffordshire and Stoke's MPs, local government, businesses, charities and local heroes came together for the 2018 Celebration of Staffordshire in Parliament.  

Chris's Christmas Card Launch

This week Chris launched his Christmas card competition between all of Tamworth’s primary schools. 

The poppy cascade project

For weeks now schools, community groups and residents have been taking part in the amazing community project to create a huge cascade of brilliant red poppies from the top of Tamworth Castle in a stunning Remembrance Day tribute.

View from the House - 26th October

Firstly, I want to mention that on Wednesday I launched my Christmas card competition – I know, far too early to think about that!

Blood Cancer and stem cells

The Anthony Nolan Trust has been running events in Parliament to raise awareness about stem cells and blood cancer.

View from the House - 19th Oct

Figures released this week show that as youth unemployment has halved since 2010, the unemployment rate remains at its lowest since 1975, and wages have grown at their fastest in nearly a decade, helping families have more money in their pockets.

Universal Credit Work Allowances

Universal Credit and the work allowance has been a topic of much debate in Westminster over the past few days.  Universal Credit is a major reform that will transform the welfare state in Britain.

Chris Joins Dance Class with NRG Dance Crew

On Friday 12th October Chris visited the NRG Dance Crew in Tamworth to see their new facility and hear from the young people where dance is so important to their lives.