Wednesday, 31 July, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, recently attended a meeting with County officials to discuss proposals for a new biomass incinerator in Huntington. Gavin and County Councillor David Williams met with County Councillor Jill Heath, and a County Council representative, to raise their grave concerns about the scheme.

Wednesday, 31 July, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is campaigning for a parish poll to be held on a proposal to build 19 new homes on green belt land in Pattingham. The South Staffordshire Housing Association (SSHA), part of the Housing Plus Group, recently applied for planning permission for the affordable housing development, which would be built on a field adjacent to Hall End Lane.

Monday, 29 July, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, visited the Upper Hatton Stables, in Coven, last week. Gavin took a tour of the livery yard and riding school, which as part of its range of activities offers Equine Facilitated Learning for disabled children and children with learning difficulties.

Saturday, 27 July, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, is campaigning to protect homes in Perton, following renewed flooding in the area. Gavin first met with the County Council and Severn Trent, last year, to discuss the issue, after residents’ homes were flooded during a period of heavy rain.

Friday, 26 July, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has welcomed a new £50,000 project to refurbish Kinver High Street. Two of the existing pinch-points will be removed as part of the series of planned improvements to the road.

Wednesday, 24 July, 2013

A driving academy set up by tyre manufacturer Goodyear Dunlop to give under-17s an early insight into life behind the wheel has been backed by Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire and PPS to the Secretary of State for Transport. Gavin experienced the Goodyear Driving Academy whilst on a tour of Goodyear Dunlop’s Wolverhampton factory, where he also chatted to workers and apprentices and watched tyres being made. 

Tuesday, 23 July, 2013

The Perton Youth Club is set to hold a ‘Grand Re-opening’ event, later this year, to celebrate the completion of a series of renovations to its existing premises. The refurbishment got underway after Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, secured permission from Staffordshire County Council for the renovation works to be carried out on the Perton Youth Club by Lloyds Bank and several other local businesses.

Monday, 22 July, 2013

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, attended the raising of the Royal British Legion Flag, over the weekend, at the organisation’s Great Wyrley branch. The flag-raising - funded through membership donations - took place on July 20th outside of the headquarters at Harrisons Sports and Social Club, on Wharwell Lane.

Friday, 19 July, 2013

Recorded crime in Staffordshire fell by 10 percent in the year ending March 2013, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, has congratulated Staffordshire police following the recent publication of the data.

Wednesday, 17 July, 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. 1,435 constituents were claiming unemployment in June 2013, a fall of 54 claimants on the previous month and 75 claimants on June 2012.