Friday, 26 April, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, presented the prize of a special House of Commons mug today to the winner of the Mind Your Step poster competition, 8 year old Perton Sandown pupil Sophie Edwards. The Mind Your Step competition saw the students of Perton Sandown First School and Perton First School design their own posters, warning members of the public about the penalties associated with dog fouling in Perton.

Friday, 26 April, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, today visited the annual South Staffs Jobs Fayre. There were over 40 businesses exhibiting at the event, including the likes of Jaguar Land Rover, Veolia and G4S.

Thursday, 25 April, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has given a warm welcome to news that recorded crime in Staffordshire has fallen over the last twelve months. The latest figures from the independent Office for National Statistics show that recorded crime in Staffordshire fell by seven percent over the past year.

Thursday, 25 April, 2013

Jaguar Land Rover has launched a new website, dedicated to raising awareness about the employment opportunities available at its new Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) at i54 South Staffordshire. The website, www.jlrenginecareers.co.uk, covers roles that are already advertised on JLRs' main recruitment website. It has been developed as part of a range of media activity to raise awareness of careers at the EMC.

Wednesday, 24 April, 2013

South Staffordshire is the most peaceful area to live in the West Midlands, according to a new index published by the Institute of Economics & Peace.The 2012 United Kingsom Peace Index revealed that South Staffordshire is one of the most stress free places in the UK, with low rates of homicide, violent crime, weapons crime and public disorder.

Wednesday, 24 April, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Stafforshire, has received a £20,000 pledge from Severn Trent to reduce odours at its site in Coven Heath. Gavin met with Severn Trent, last Friday, following another spillage at the facility.

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, paid a visit to All Saints’ Primary School in Trysull, on April 23. Gavin was taken on a tour of school building by All Saints’pupils, before being offered the opportunity to mix with staff, Governors and students over tea and cake.

Monday, 22 April, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended the Perton Springwatch Festival on Saturday 20th. The free annual event, which is hosted by Wild About Perton and Perton Library, celebrates the wildlife and wild places of Perton.

Monday, 22 April, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire cut the ribbon at the opening of a new charity-run shop in Brewood, on April 19. Following the success and popularity of the Bilbrook AT Home Shop over the last 12 months, local charity South Staffordshire Community and Voluntary Action (SSCVA) has branched out and opened an outlet from its main office in the centre of Brewood village.

Sunday, 21 April, 2013

New official statistics released by Network Rail show a 67 per cent drop in the total number of cable thefts over the past year, following new Conservative measures to tackle this type of crime. The figures show that there has also been a 54 per cent reduction in disruption to passenger journeys, which means just over 3,000 fewer hours of delays to hard-working people this year compared to the previous year. This also marks a three-year low.