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I was delighted to meet with Year 5 pupils from Butts Primary School and the teachers when they visited Parliament on Wednesday 22 June 2022.
The Tour started at Westminster Hall and I explained that the Courts sat here and a number of trials took place. I suggested they look into the life of Sir
A Taste of Greece event was hosted in the Jubilee Room in Parliament on Wednesday 22 June 2022 by Alberto Costa MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Greece.
I met the Greek Ambassador to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Ioannis Raptakis, and had the opportunity to try a range of traditional Greek produce, including cheeses,
At Education Questions I asked for a meeting with the Schools Minister. Robin Walker MP is the Schools Standards Minister and agreed to meet with the Principals of Blue Coat CofE Academy, David Smith and Joseph Leckie Academy, James Ludlow to discuss the refusals of funds to improve the schools. On 21 June 2022 at
At Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Questions on 21 June 2022, I asked the Foreign Secretary during Topical Questions:
"Will the Minister please update the House on the cases of British citizens Morad Tahbaz and Mehran Raoof, who are still in Evin Prison in Iran?"
Morad Tahbaz is an environmentalist who was arrested in Iran in January 2018.
I attended a reception to mark Justice Week 2022 on Monday 20 June, hosted by The Bar Council, the Law Society of England and Wales and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX). Justice Week serves as an opportunity to highlight issues confronting the sector and recognise the contribution made by legal services to national
I attended a launch event for the British Sign Language 999 app on Friday 17 June 2022 hosted by Action Deafness.
999 BSL is a new emergency video relay service for Deaf BSL users to contact the emergency services through a BSL interpreter for the first time. It can be used for free as an app
Alison Mackenzie hosted ITV Central Lobby and on Thursday 16 June 2022 I was a guest to discuss the latest political issues.
This week we discussed the state of the economy highlighted by this week's fall in GDP, negotiations between the rail unions and the Government, and the recent confidence vote in the Prime Minister.
The episode can
Make UK hosted an event which took place on Tuesday 14 June 2022 to discuss the challenges and opportunities the manufacturing industry is facing currently and to meet apprentices. In Walsall South there are 240 manufacturing businesses and 4500 manufacturing jobs. This represents over 10.23% of all jobs in the constituency.
I pledged my support for
Remembrance Sunday – Town Centre Cenotaph
20mph Speed Limits
RAF Centenary Flypast