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Weekly Column 16.01.19

Many of you have contacted me with your concerns about cold-calling and in particular about pensions scams. Pensions are most people’s largest financial asset making them an attractive target for fraudsters.

The Government's Brexit deal

I have received many letters and emails from residents in Staffordshire Moorlands sharing their views and concerns on the Government's proposed deal to leave the European Union.
I appreciate that not everyone will support my position to back this deal. But I have always done what I believe is in the best interests of my constituents.

Moorlands MP welcomes publication of Future High Street Fund Call for Proposals

Karen Bradley, Member of Parliament for Staffordshire Moorlands has welcomed the Government’s publication of the Future High Street Fund Call for Proposals.
The Government is committed to launching the Future High Streets Fund to provide co-funding towards improvements to town centre infrastructure, including increasing access to high streets, reducing congestion, supporting development around high streets and enabling housing and new workspaces to be created.

Karen welcomes Launch of NHS Long Term Plan

Moorlands MP, Karen Bradley has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement today of the launch of the NHS Long Term Plan.
Thanks to the Government’s investment of £20.5 billion a year in real terms by 2023-24, the plan will transform patient care and make sure every penny of taxpayers’ money is spent wisely.

New Year Column

As we move into the New Year, it is time to look back and reflect on the many events of 2018. It has certainly been an eventful year in politics with the Brexit negotiations and also the Cabinet reshuffle in January where I was honoured and humbled to be asked by the Prime Minister to become Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. 

Christmas 2018 Column

It is Christmas week and Staffordshire Moorlands, as always, is looking festive with many decorated trees and fairy lights. I would like to thank everyone working in our local shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants at this busy time of year, bringing in so many Christmas shoppers to the Moorlands.

Weekly Column 19.12.18

Last week was an eventful week in Westminster and I would like to thank all the local people in the Moorlands who contacted me with their good wishes, comments and opinions.