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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.

Wrenbury Neighbourhood Plan Referendum (31 January 2019)

A referendum will be held this Thursday, 31 January 2019, to determine the question:   

‘Do you want Cheshire East Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Wrenbury-cum-Frith to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’

Health and Wellbeing Week (28 January – 3 February)

Next week, Cheshire West and Chester Libraries are teaming up with a number of local organisations, including Healthwatch, Healthbox, Motherwell, NatWest, Citizens Advice and the Macmillan team based at Brio, to hold a Health and Wellbeing Week. 

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.

CLA and TFA statement on the impact of a No Deal Brexit

I have this morning received the following letter from the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) and Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) echoing the concerns of the United Kingdom’s farming unions at the disastrous impact a disorderly Brexit would have on the UK's rural economy.

Statement on the Withdrawal Agreement Vote

I said during the debate on this deal that I would be voting with the Prime Minister to deliver my commitment to constituents to try to implement Brexit.  Despite my reservations I have backed the Prime Minister’s deal.  While it is not perfect, it is good enough and the deal deserved to pass.