Wednesday, 3 April, 2013

Households across South Staffordshire will benefit from a real terms cut in their council tax bills, official Government figures have revealed. This is thanks to the third year of the Conservative’s council tax freeze initiative, which offers funding to help local authorities keep council tax down.

Wednesday, 27 March, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, went on a tour of Oldbury UK on Friday, 22nd of March.Gavin visited the factory premises at the Balliol Business Park, where he met with Group Managing Director Richard Skan, Group Sales and Marketing Director Allan Burley, Group Manufacturing Director Clive Higgs and Group Engineering Director Carl Holroyd.

Wednesday, 27 March, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire will be giving a talk to the Wombourne’s Women’s Institute on his journey from pottery to politics. The event, which will take place  on April 3, in Wombourne High Street, will see Gavin discuss his role as an MP and the work that he undertakes on a daily basis, both in his constituency and in Westminster.

Tuesday, 26 March, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, helped judge the Mind Your Step poster competition at Perton Sandown First School, on March 22. Students of Perton Sandown First School and Perton First School designed their own posters, warning members of the public about the penalties associated with dog fouling in Perton, for the competition.

Friday, 22 March, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, recently met with the Secretary of State for Transport to push the urgent need for funding to enable essential modifications at the Churchbridge Junction. The Churchbridge Junction, which incorporates three separate roundabouts, connects up the A5 Trunk Road, the M6 Toll (Junction T7), the A460 Cannock Eastern Bypass and the A34.

Thursday, 21 March, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is set to go on a tour of Oldbury UK on Friday, 22nd of March.Gavin will visit the factory premises at the Balliol Business Park, where he will meet with Group Managing Director Richard Skan, Group Sales and Marketing Director Allan Burley, Group Manufacturing Director Clive Higgs and Group Engineering Director Carl Holroyd.

Wednesday, 20 March, 2013

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has cancelled Labour’s planned fuel duty rise in today’s Budget, saving 3.5 million motorists in the West Midlands over £170 every year.Because of the action we have taken, pump prices will now be 13 pence per litre lower than if Labour were in power. For a Vauxhall Astra that is £7 less every time families fill up the tank – or £9 less for a Mondeo.

Wednesday, 20 March, 2013

The Government will make ex-gratia payments of £5,000 to Equitable Life policyholders who bought their annuity before 1992, today’s Budget has revealed. The Government will also make an extra £5,000 available to those on the lowest incomes who are on pension credit. There is no legal obligation to make either of these payments.

Wednesday, 20 March, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has today welcomed a bold set of tax cuts for businesses and employers in South Staffordshire, announced by the Chancellor in this year’s Budget. A new Employment Allowance will take £2,000 off the National Insurance bill of every employer – open to businesses, charities and community amateur sports clubs.

Wednesday, 20 March, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has achieved success in his campaign to see a halt to the beer duty escalator. The Chancellor of the Exchequer scrapped Labour’s plans to increase beer duty in today’s Budget and, instead, cut it by a penny, meaning beer will be 1p per pint cheaper after Sunday night – 4p per pint cheaper than it would have been under Labour.