Local News

Statement on M5 Lane Closures

I have been contacted by a number of constituents about lane restrictions at junction 4a of the M5. Restrictions have been put in place as part of the ongoing smart motorway project and have caused significant congestion and delays.

National Lottery investment in Norton World War Two heritage project

I welcome the announcement that the National Lottery has granted funding to a World War Two heritage project in Norton. The Norton Community Trust has been awarded a grant of £3,800 for a 10 month project entitled ‘Historical Records of World War 2 Veterans’.

Appearance on Sunday Politics

I was delighted to appear on the West Midlands edition of Sunday Politics this weekend. I was joined at the filming by Jess Phillips, MP for Birmingham Yardley, and John Campion, the Police & Crime Commissioner for West Mercia.

I meet with Health Ministers about NHS Trust special measures

Members of Parliament for Worcestershire have been meeting with Ministers from the Department of Health in light of the announcement that the Care Quality Commission has recommended that special measures for the Worcestershire NHS Trust be extended by three to six months.