New plans to protect treasure

Plans to widen the definition of treasure so that more archaeological finds can be protected for the nation have been outlined by the Heritage Minister, Michael Ellis today.

Goal to end HIV transmission by 2030

The Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has set out a commitment to end transmission of HIV in England by 2030.  He said this will happen through better prevention, detection and treatment.

Have your say on Tamworth Town Centre

The success of Tamworth town centre is a top priority for the local Council but they accept that the high street is changing and the role of town centres is different to what it used to be.

Supporting Children's Mental Health

Today I met Action for Children at a drop-in event in Westminster.  They had invited me to discuss child's mental health.

Grants for start up businesses

New businesses starting up in Tamworth may be eligible for help and support from Tamworth Borough Council's Start-Up Business Grant Scheme.

Electrical safety for renters

Tough new rules for electrical inspections in private rented properties have been announced today.  The rules will offer greater protection for tenants.

Recruiting and retaining teachers

The Government has published a new integrated recruitment and retention strategy to boost teacher numbers and make sure that teaching remains an attractive and rewarding profession.