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About Walsall South
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On Wednesday 5 January 2022 I signed a letter to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, regarding the Horizon Post Office scandal.
On Tuesday 11 January Valerie asked a question to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy the Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP.
On Tuesday 11 January 2022 I voted on Labour's Opposition Day motion on reducing costs for businesses.
On Tuesday 11 January 2022, I voted on Labour's Opposition Day motion to reduce household energy bills.
Labour has put forward a fully-funded plan to tackle the rising energy costs faced by millions of families across the country. Tuesday's motion pledged to completely cancel VAT on energy bills for a year, and expand the Warm Home
On Monday 10 January 2022 I voted on the Charter for Budget Responsibility, and the Welfare Cap.
On Monday 10 January 2021 I voted on the Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill. This Bill aims to change how new nuclear power plants are funded to ensure that they reach completion.
Education: Return in January was debated on Wednesday 5 January 2022, I asked:
"Given that there is a break in Ofsted inspections, could the Secretary of State speak to Ofsted about having some of the inspectors return to the classroom, making their inspections more efficient in future?"
“At a meeting with residents to discuss plans for a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) on Green Belt land off Chapel Lane, my constituents raised their concerns on the proposed BESS on Green Belt land and are strongly opposed to this inappropriate development.”
“Anesco, the company proposing to develop the BESS, have not been transparent in
Remembrance Sunday – Town Centre Cenotaph
20mph Speed Limits
RAF Centenary Flypast