Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended Wombourne Carnival on Saturday. The annual event is held each year on the first Sunday of July, in Wombourne village centre. This year’s carnival started around 1:30pm, with the carnival procession leaving the parade ground to travel around the village at 2pm.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire is encouraging residents living in his constituency, particularly students planning a gap year, to be prepared before travelling abroad. Every year, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) staff around the world see a range of cases ranging from lost and stolen passports to hospitalisations and detentions.
A tapestry made by the Wombourne Women’s Institute is set to be permanently displayed in the main hall of the Wombourne Community Centre and Library. The announcement comes after Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, sent a letter to the library, requesting that it be put on show for the general public to enjoy.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has announced his support for a new Bill on the European Union In-Out referendum. The Bill, being proposed by Conservative MP James Wharton, would see the Government’s commitment to an In-Out referendum - by the end of 2017 - written into law.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has hailed the NHS on its 65th Birthday. On 5 July 2013, the NHS will celebrate 65 years of providing healthcare to the British people. Conservatives have demonstrated their continuing commitment to the NHS by increasing spending on it every year since 2010. In the local area, this means families will see a rise in the budget available for health services from 214,687 in 2012-13 to 219,625 in 2013-14.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed the announcement that a new Publican will be taking over the Vine Inn, in Kinver. The pub, which is owned by Enterprise Inns, has been empty and under maintenance for a considerable length of time.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has urged South Staffordshire Council to reject two planning applications for gypsy sites in Coven and Newtown. Gavin has written to the chief executive of the Council, Steve Winterflood, to voice his concerns over the proposals.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, took part in a roundtable discussion with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) yesterday, during which he was informed of the tremendous prospects for job creations and growth. During the meeting, it was revealed that the number of cars produced by JLR in the UK has increased from 180,000, in 2008, to a predicted 400,000, this year.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has won his campaign to put an end to new home to school transport proposals, which would have seen some parents pay up to £380 extra per child, per year. Gavin recently met with the local authority to voice his concerns over the idea to make it mandatory for parents to pay a contribution towards their children’s home to school transport, if their children were not attending the nearest school within the catchment area.
Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, took part in the Great Wyrley Carnival on Saturday. Gavin and Councillor Kath Perry judged the float parade, which kicked off at 12 noon and went all around the village.