Tuesday, 18 June, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, questioned the Ministry of Defence yesterday about the new B-variant of the joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft, which is currently under development and utilises components from local South Staffordshire business Moog. During Questions on Monday, Gavin asked the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Defence, Mr Philip Dunne MP, what assessment he had made of the progress of the aircraft’s development and how many countries had expressed interest in its development.

Monday, 17 June, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire learned how to use a defibrillator with voluntary organisation HeartStart, an initiative of the British Heart Foundation, over the weekend. A defibrillator is a life saving machine that is used to give the heart shocks in some cases of cardiac arrest.

 

Sunday, 16 June, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, opened a South Staffordshire Community and Voluntary Action (SSCVA) group event at Codsall Village Hall, on Friday. Gavin is a Patron of the local charity, which exists to promote, support and encourage community and voluntary action throughout the rural district of South Staffordshire.

 

Thursday, 13 June, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, challenged the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills on what it is doing to inspire more young people to become engineers. He pointed to the new £500m Jaguar Land Rover engine plant, which is currently being built in his constituency, as an example of why we need to support the development of engineering talent in the UK.

 

Thursday, 13 June, 2013

Research by Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has shown that Labour’s plan to cut pensions would hit 22,630 pensioners in the constituency, many of whom depend on their Basic State Pension to pay their bills and put food on the table.Furthermore, he has discovered that a staggering 243,290 pensioners would be affected within South Staffordshire and Black Country region, as a whole.

Wednesday, 12 June, 2013

The number of unemployment claimants in South Staffordshire has continued to decline, according to new figures released today by the Office of National Statistics. 1,489 constituents were claiming unemployment in May 2013, a decline of 56 claimants on the previous month.

Tuesday, 11 June, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended the opening of the Brewood Cycle Challenge over the weekend.The event was organised by the Brewood Scouts Fundraisers, who are seeking to raise £250,000 for a new Scout Hut.

Monday, 10 June, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended a dinner today to celebrate the 27th Charter Anniversary of the Rotary Club in Kinver.Gavin was the main speaker for the event, which was held at The Fox Inn, in Stourton.

Monday, 10 June, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended the Bilbrook and Codsall Scouts Carnival, over the weekend. Gavin judged the procession of floats, alongside the Chairman of Codsall Parish Council.

Sunday, 9 June, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended the official unveiling of the refurbished Pavilion at the Enville Athletic Social Club, over the weekend. The opening ceremony took place during the tea interval of the cricket match between Enville and Stourport.