Bromsgrove Advertiser Column - School's Out For Summer

After a busy couple of weeks, many schools across the country have broken up and Parliament has also entered its summer recess. I’d like to wish all constituents in Bromsgrove a very happy summer holiday.

Crackdown on unfair leasehold practices

Radical new proposals to cut out unfair abuses of leasehold have been announced by the government today (25 July 2017) in a major move that will deliver a fairer, more transparent system for homebuyers.

Bromsgrove Advertiser Column - Festival Brightens Up Town

Following a busy week in parliament, it’s always a pleasure to be out and about in Bromsgrove hearing from local community members. As always, the Bromsgrove Festival has been great and I commend the organisers on a wonderful event that is brightening up our town.

Barnt Green school celebrate official opening of new learning bus

A Barnt Green school is celebrating the official opening of their new learning bus.

Due to space constraints, St Andrew’s CofE First School came up with the idea of having a bus outside the current school building for students to have lessons.

Working together to make local government better

Sajid Javid speaks to a summer reception hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Local Government.

Good evening everyone.

After my last speech about local government I was a bit worried I’d have my invitation for tonight revoked, so it’s great to be here!

Independent Recovery Taskforce for Kensington and Chelsea council

Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, has today (5 July 2017) announced that he is putting in place an independent Recovery Taskforce to help the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) deal with the longer term recovery of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Bromsgrove Advertiser Column

It’s always a privilege to be out and about in our community and, it was great to hear the success story of local company, iShine Cleaning Services. I also visited Church of St Michael and learnt more about our Church Tower Appeal.

£2.3 billion investment in infrastructure for new housing

The Housing Infrastructure Fund will help to fund vital physical infrastructure projects.

A £2.3 billion fund which could unlock 100,000 new homes in areas of high demand has been launched today (4 July 2017) by the Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid.