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.

Procedural Votes about Brexit and Parliamentary Process

Over the last week there have been several procedural votes about Brexit and Parliamentary Process.  They have caused a surprising amount of interest in what is usually quite a dull part of procedure.  Given the level of interest I would like to explain in more detail what the votes were, why I v

NFU Statement on the impact of a No Deal Brexit on British agriculture

I have this morning received the following letter from the four Presidents of the United Kingdom’s farming unions setting out their grave concern at the severe impacts a disorderly Brexit would have, not just on farm businesses and fragile rural economies, but on the wider food industry and the e