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Coronavirus Scams Warning

The coronavirus outbreak has brought out the best and the worst in people.  Many residents in Tamworth and the villages have come together to help each other out, identify and support the most vulnerable, donate to groups like Support Staffordshire and Tamworth Self Isolation Group, put their nam

Flatten the Curve

The Coronavirus is the greatest threat we have had to face in decades, and we are not facing it alone. This invisible threat is already among us, but we have the chance, the opportunity, to slow the virus’ spread, to ‘flatten the curve’ and protect our people.

Covid 19 Advice

Please see my letter to residents regarding the current public health emergency. Please continue to follow medical and scientific guidance. This is released by the NHS, Public Health England, Department for Health and Social Care and 10 Downing Street.

IR35 Delayed

The government has announced it is delaying the reforms to the off-payroll working rules (IR35) from 6 April 2020 to 6 April 2021.

COVID19 Update

Following a COBRA meeting at Westminster today, it has been confirmed that we have now moved to the “Delay” phase of the Government’s plan to manage the Coronavirus outbreak.

The Budget 2020

Yesterday the Chancellor unveiled a Budget that delivers on our promises to the British people to level up our whole United Kingdom and spread opportunity across every community. 

Major strategic road changes

While I am still digesting the good news from the Budget, it was fantastic to see the announcement of £79.5m pledged by the Chancellor to the North Warwickshire A5 corridor.

Lichfield District Council Residents - were you flooded?

Under the flood recovery network the Government announced financial support for areas affected by storm Dennis and Ciara.  The support is available to both individual households and for wider projects where 25 or more residential properties had their living space flooded.

Flybe Update

Flybe ceased trading as of 2:30 on 5 March 2020.  An estimated 15,000 passengers were due to fly on the 5 and the Government's immediate priority has been to ensure those customers and those with future booked flights are kept informed of alternative travel options.