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I was pleased to invite the Heads of schools in Walsall, Davina Clacy, Headteacher of Old Church CofE Primary School, Sean Davis, Headteacher and Governor at Old Church, and Andy Mills, Headteacher as part of Old Church family of schools, to meet with the Minister for Children, Families and Wellbeing David Johnston OBE MP on
On Wednesday 15 November 2023 there were amendments tabled to the Motion on the King's Speech. HM Opposition Labour Party and the SNP tabled two amendments on the conflict in Gaza.
In my speech during the King's Speech debate, I referred to the conflict: "I say to the right hon. Member for Gainsborough that we are
Historic England held a drop-in in Parliament on Tuesday 14 November 2023 marking 25 years of Heritage at Risk. I met with members of Historic England and with me was Dr John Edlin, the Building Manager of St Matthew's Church Walsall to discuss how St Matthew's could access funds to ensure the Grade II* listed
The King opened Parliament on Tuesday, 7 November 2023 which is the start of the new legislative session. Black Rod knocked on the door of the Commons and summoned Members of the House of Commons to the House of Lords to hear the King reading the speech setting out the Government's legislative agenda for the
As part of Usdaw's ongoing Freedom From Fear Campaign, I attended the Respect for Shopworkers Week Parliamentary Reception on Monday 13 November 2023 with Paddy Lillis, General Secretary of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) and spoke to him about the issues faced by shopworkers.
Violent crime and abuse is a very real
I placed a wooden cross in the Constituency Garden of Remembrance in Parliament on behalf of my constituents in Walsall South. On the cross I wrote "We will remember them always" 11 November 2023 commemorates Remembrance Day marking the armistice that ended the First World War. Every year we remember all those who fell in wars
I supported the GMB campaign for Equal Pay for Asda workers on Friday, 3 November, outside the Asda St. Matthews Superstore alongside Tom Warnett, the National GMB Political Officer. Equal pay is a priority for the GMB Union, and it is an issue that I have campaigned on for many years. That's why women workers
On Friday 3 November, I organised a meeting with Network Rail, West Midlands Trains, and the Office of the Mayor of the West Midlands at Bescot Stadium Station to discuss the issue of disabled access at the Station. Denise Wetton, Central Route Director at Network Rail, a representative from West Midlands Trains, Mal Drury-Rose, Director