Westminster News

MP welcomes Budget

Today Gavin Williamson MP welcomed the action in the Budget to help people in South Staffordshire.

Local Beer Top Seller in Commons

Enville Ale has become one of the top selling beers in the House of Commons Strangers Bar.  Yesterday, Jerry Hedges and Peter Isherwood of Enville Brewery joined Gavin Williamson MP, who had nominated the beer as a guest ale, in Westminster as they launched the beer in the House of Commons.

Mine's a ticket and a pint

Gavin Williamson MP for South Staffordshire took the opportunity during Questions to the Department for Transport to call on the Rt. Hon. Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Transport to allow pubs to be able to sell railway tickets in addition to Post Offices who may be given permission to sell railway tickets. 

MP tackles unauthorised development

This week the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government the Rt. Hon. Eric Pickles MP has voiced his reassurance for local planning authorities to exert necessary power to tackle the issue of illegal gypsy and traveller sites.

MP presents petition

Gavin Williamson MP for South Staffordshire, today presented a 938 signature strong petition to the House of Commons calling for free home to school transport for children in Perton who attend Codsall High School. 

MP praises council in chamber

Gavin Williamson MP for South Staffordshire praised South Staffordshire District Council for consistently keeping council tax increases at 0% during a debate in the House of Commons Chamber yesterday afternoon.

MP secures debate on Motorway Noise

Gavin Williamson MP for South Staffordshire has secured a debate in Parliament on reducing road noise on the M54 motorway at 1:30pm on Tuesday 17th January.  This follows concerns raised by residents following the approval of the new Jaguar Land Rover factory on the i54 business park. 

Gavin Williamson welcomes MNDA to Parliament

Gavin Williamson MP for South Staffordshire was delighted to co-host the Motor Neurone Disease Association's private view of their Incurable Optimism exhibition which was held in the House of Commons this week alongside Karl McCartney MP. 

Local Conservative MPs call for urgent Westminster debate on Stafford A&E

Conservative MPs Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford), Aidan Burley (Cannock Chase), Bill Cash (Stone), and Gavin Williamson (South Staffordshire) have today made a formal request to the Speaker of the House of Commons for an urgent debate on the proposed 3-month overnight closure of Stafford Hospital Accident and Emergency department.