Primary School Expansion Approved

It's great to see that Coton Green Primary School have approved the decision to expand the school intake to a further 105 pupils.

Bring the Noise - event for kids

This year the National Memorial Arboretum is collaborating with the BBC's Teach Bring the Noise campaign to run music shops for young people in Staffordshire.

Corona Virus Update

This morning a further 32 patients in England had tested positive for Covid-19.  Twenty nine of those patients had recently travelled from affected countries or from recognised clusters under investigation.  Three are still unclear but the NHS continues to investigate.  The total number of confir

Belgrave Lakes - Desilting

 I know many residents enjoy a pleasant stroll along the lakeside in Belgrave but for the next few weeks you may see quite a bit of work going on.

Tax Free Child Care

I understand that there are many working families across Tamworth who are not currently claiming support they can receive from the Government to help them with child care.

Repairs to Chetwynd Bridge Approved

The much needed repairs to the Grade 2 listed road bridge on the A513 Croxall Road over the River Tame are set to begin.

While this is just outside of my constituency, I know that many residents make use of this bridge, particularly when driving to the National Memorial Arboretum.

Changes comnig to ESA & PIP Assessments

A number of you will know that I regularly raise issues with the DWP both locally and nationally about the challenges some residents face when having to attend multiple face to face assessments in Birmingham for their benefits.

Faster access to cannabis-based medicines

Following some large campaigns about children's health care last year, a good number of residents lobbied me to contact the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to ask for better access to cannabis-based medicines where there is a proven record of these medicines assisting people.

Grants and Funding - March

Here's some of the latest grants and funding pots up for grabs which could help your projects get off the ground.  If at any point you need a letter of recommendation, let me know what you are trying to achieve and I will do my best to help.

Casework Report - February

This month has certainly been a little unusual when it comes to casework.  The weather has not helped! However I wanted to provide some information about the cases crossing my desk throughout February.