View From the House - September 9th

Hello and welcome back to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed. The summer recess has been incredibly busy, with a lot of changes. I signed off my last View from the House saying there would be lots of news to report, I do not think I am wrong!

Out with Staffs Search and Rescue

I met with Staffordshire Search and Rescue earlier this year to discuss their work and how best the Government can support their efforts.

The path to Brexit

The votes in the House this week show there is a clear choice on Brexit.

Only Boris Johnson and the Conservatives will get Brexit done and move forward.

Labour and Jeremy Corbyn offer more confusion, delay and division.

The choice is clear - BACK BORIS, GET BREXIT

George Bryan Centre Update - have your say

I know many of you remain concerned about the future of the George Bryan Centre.  Since the fire the teams at the hospital have been working diligently to knock down the west wing which was destroyed in the fire and make the site safer to use again.

The Spending Review

Today the Chancellor set out a review on spending.  This is not a budget but an insight into a change in direction on public policy and Government spending.

Last Night's Vote

Many residents have been contacting me, on both sides, about the blocking of No Deal and prorogation of Parliament. I have been clear; my preferred option is for Boris Johnson to get a new and better deal with the EU.

First Q&A session as Minister of State at the FCO

Earlier today I took part in my first Oral Questions (also known as OPQs) session in the House of Commons in my role as Minister of State for Europe and Americas.

This is a session where MPs from all parties can ask specific questions about the topics I cover in my Ministerial role.

Leader of top heart charity backs Tamworth MPs defib campaign

Leader of top heart charity backs Tamworth MPs defib campaign

As Christopher Pincher MP’s Defib-A-Day campaign comes to a close, the Chief Executive of the British Heart Foundation Simon Gillespie has backed the campaign to highlight defibrillators.

Grants and Funding - September

In my role I am made aware of a lot of funding opportunities and feel it is worthwhile sharing them with the local community.  Here's some of the latest ones which have crossed my desk, I hope that some are able to help you with your projects and schemes.