Brexit - This week's votes

As we come to the end of another week of Brexit debate, I wanted to explain what has happened, how I voted and why.  I apologise in advance for the length of this article.

Advice for Businesses - Preparation for No-Deal Brexit

Yesterday, Rob Johnston of the Cumbria Chamber of Commerce wrote to businesses in Cumbria, particularly those importing and exporting to the EU, urging them to take immediate action in readiness for a no-deal Brexit.  Given the relevance and importance of the advice and information given for busi

Election 2019: CWaC Conservatives Six Key Pledges

On Thursday, 2 May 2019 elections will be held for all Borough, Town and Parish Council seats in Cheshire West and Chester. 

Cheshire West and Chester Conservatives have set out the following six key priorities if elected to run the Council after the May 2019 elections:

When should my child return to school after an illness?

As a parent or guardian, you know when your child is ill and also when they're feeling better.  But it’s important to take steps to make sure they’re well enough to return to school, but also that they’re not at risk of spreading any infection or illness.

Beware of TV Licensing e-mail scams

I recently received an e-mail which claimed to be from TV Licensing, outlining how my payment had failed and how I needed to provide my bank details in order to resolve the issue.  This transpired to be a scam; a fake email designed to con people out of their money.

Equal Pay Advice Service

I have been contacted by The Fawcett Society who have recently launched an Equal Pay Advice Service in partnership up with the charity, YESS Law.  The service provides free confidential advice to those experiencing pay discrimination, and was made possible by a generous donation from the BBC jour

Brexit - This week's votes

I have been clear from the outset that I would work to deliver a pragmatic Brexit which protects our prosperity.  That is why I have supported the Prime Minister’s deal.  It is also why I’ve supported backbench efforts to build a consensus around the idea for a Common Market 2.0.

New Apprenticeship Scheme Launched

This month, the Department for Education have launched their new 'Fire It Up' campaign aimed at young people and employers nationwide.

Big Energy Saving Week (21 - 27 January)

This week is Big Energy Saving Week, a national campaign run by Citizens Advice and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to.