Local News

Friday, 14 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, this week welcomed two young constituents, Joe Frost and Lewis Sherwood, to Parliament in order to discuss Type 1 diabetes. Thirteen year old Joe, from Wombourne, and nine year old Lewis, from Brinsford, are both T1 Youth Ambassadors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

Thursday, 13 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has slammed the ‘appalling waste’ of taxpayers’ money by West Midlands transport authority Centro. Over the past five years, Centro has spent a total of £85,583 of taxpayers’ money on exhibiting at conferences.

Wednesday, 12 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, met today with the directors of Kinver Brewery to celebrate its Kinver Edge being stocked at the Strangers Bar, in Parliament. Gavin arranged for the five casks of the beer to be stocked at the bar, after sampling a selection of beers from the local brewery in June, last year.

Tuesday, 11 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has secured funding for building repairs to St. Chad’s First School, in Pattingham. Gavin wrote to the Council, earlier this year, to urge it to finance the necessary work to the roof and windows of the school.

Tuesday, 11 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer regarding the problem of potholes on rural roads. A series of residents raised concerns about the state of local roads in a recent survey that Gavin sent out within the constituency.

Monday, 10 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended the Pattingham Club Grand Opening, over the weekend. Gavin gave a brief address in support of the launch event, which took place from 3pm on Saturday 8th March.

Monday, 10 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended the Codsall Community Arts Festival, over the weekend. The Codsall Community Arts Festival is a biennial festival of music, drama and visual arts. This year’s Festival is being held between Saturday 8th March 2014 and Saturday 29th March 2014, and will cover almost three weeks of daily events.

Thursday, 6 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, will be visiting Cherry Trees Special School to discuss how changes to the National Curriculum could impact on children with special educational needs (SEN), this Friday. 

Wednesday, 5 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has labelled an attempt to collate a bogus housing petition in Cheslyn Hay an ‘absolute disgrace’. Gavin contacted the police, this week, after a series of residents raised concerns with him about a man they said was urging people to sign a fraudulent petition outside of Cheslyn Hay Sports & Community High School.

Monday, 3 March, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited Leafields Farm, in Brewood, over the weekend. Gavin was taken on a tour of the dairy farm by its owners, father and son team Ian and Andrew Porteous.