Local News

Friday, 29 November, 2013

Gavin has welcomed the Big Lottery Fund’s announcement that it will be awarding £526,149 to five worthy South Staffordshire organisations. The Big Lottery Fund is donating the money to the Upper Sneyd Road Residents Association, the Pattingham Playing Fields Committee, the Kinver Parish Council, the Saint George’s House Charity and St. Leonard’s C.E (VC) First School.

Wednesday, 27 November, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has called for action to be taken following a fresh incident at HMP Oakwood. Prisoners have staged a second demonstration today on the roof of Oakwood Prison. Six prisoners were involved the protest, which took place at 11.30am.

Friday, 22 November, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has raised questions about a new ‘bonkers’ policy that has been put forward by Littleton Green Community School. Gavin was contacted by several concerned parents after they received a letter from the school, informing them that a refusal for their child to attend a religious workshop at Stafford University would result in a Racial Discrimination note being attached to their child’s educational record.

Thursday, 21 November, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed new figures that show the Government’s Start-Up Loans Scheme has helped 546 entrepreneurs in the West Midlands set up their own business. Across the country 10,000 Start-Up Loans have now been awarded, worth a total of £50 million.

Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, officially opened the Great Wyrley Local History Society Open Day on Saturday. The event had a World War I theme, in recognition that next year marks the centenary of the start of the war.

Monday, 18 November, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, met with the South Staffordshire First Responders to help celebrate the organisation’s ten year anniversary, on Friday. Gavin took part in a photo shoot, with a number of the group’s supporters, in order to commemorate the occasion.

Thursday, 14 November, 2013

Concerned residents from Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay came together last night to launch a renewed effort against proposals to build on Greenbelt land by Landywood Lane. Over fifty local people met at the Great Wyrley Community Centre to help prepare a petition, fighting the potential development.

Thursday, 14 November, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is attended a GCSE Awards Ceremony at Ounsdale High School, on Thursday 14th November. Gavin presented the certificates to students at the event and also gave a short speech about the importance of academia. 

Wednesday, 13 November, 2013

Gavin Williamson has today welcomed the announcement of roads investment for 2014. In total £1.9 billion will be invested in Britain’s roads in 2014, supporting nearly 10,000 jobs.

Tuesday, 12 November, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the Pattingham Probus Club on Wednesday 13th November. Gavin gave a 30 minute speech to club members about his duties as the Member of Parliament for South Staffordshire, both in the constituency and in Westminster, and his new role as PPS to the PM.