Local News

Wednesday, 19 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is campaigning to protect areas of ancient woodland, following a visit to Bunkers Hill Wood. Gavin was given a tour of the local site by The Woodland Trust, a charity that works to protect and conserve UK woodland.

Tuesday, 18 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, today visited a Work Club at the Wombourne Library and Community Centre. Clubs offer support to job seekers, helping them to write their CVs and providing them with interview coaching.

Monday, 17 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has challenged Ministers over the number of gypsy and traveller sites that are being provided within the local area. Gavin queried what the Department for Communities and Local Government is doing to ensure that the duty of pitch provision is more evenly spread across all nearby local authority areas.

Friday, 14 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is seeking action on flooding in The Compa, near Kinver. Gavin contacted Staffordshire County Council after a series of residents raised concerns to him about recurring incidents of flooding in the neighbourhood.

Friday, 14 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, today joined the Prime Minister on a visit to the new Jaguar Land Rover engine plant, at the i54 Business Park in South Staffordshire. The Rt Hon. David Cameron MP and Gavin enjoyed a preview of the facilities, ahead of the official opening later this year.

Thursday, 13 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has called for action to be taken to address the illegal motorcycling that is taking place on Shoal Hill Common. A series of residents recently raised concerns with Gavin about the illegal motorcyclists, who they claimed frequently ride across the public land.

Thursday, 13 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the news that the Prime Minister David Cameron has committed to keeping the £150m a year Primary PE and Sport Premium until 2020. This means that between 2014 and 2020 primary schools in South Staffordshire will receive around £1,821,720.

Wednesday, 12 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, submitted his petition for the preservation of the local Greenbelt to the House of Commons today. A total of 4,281 South Staffordshire residents signed the petition against building on greenbelt land at Landywood Lane, between Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay.

Monday, 10 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended the Essington Coffee Morning over the weekend. The coffee morning was held in aid of Delete Blood Cancer UK and raised a total of £920 for the charity.

Monday, 10 February, 2014

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, celebrated National Libraries Day over the weekend with visits to Perton and Codsall Libraries. The day rounded off a week’s worth of celebrations in school, college, university, workplace and public libraries across the UK.