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Weekly Column 19.09.18

As many of you know, I was honoured and privileged to have been asked to become Secretary of State for Northern Ireland earlier this year and was therefore delighted to host my first  Garden Party recently at Hillsborough Castle.

Weekly Column 12.09.18

I am delighted that patients in Staffordshire Moorlands will benefit from more flexible GP appointments from September under the new NHS initiative.

Weekly Column 05.09.18

After working in Staffordshire Moorlands over the Summer recess, it’s back to Westminster this week with Northern Ireland Orals on Wednesday where you will see me at the Despatch Box taking questions. 

Weekly Column 29.08.18

Re-using and recycling plastics is critical and I was pleased to visit Alton Towers Resort last week to see the exciting new recycling initiative between Coca-Cola Great Britain and Merlin Entertainments.

Weekly Column 22.08.18

Once again it has been another challenging period for our emergency services with more Woodland fires in the Moorlands including the devastating one up at the Roaches. I would like to thank everyone involved for working so hard in such difficult conditions to keep us all safe.

Weekly Column 15.08.18

We have a wealth of fantastic small shops here in Staffordshire Moorlands and I am calling on small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in our local community.