Weekly Column 12.12.18

It was a real pleasure to visit the Leek Delivery Office in Strangman Street on Friday to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on early Season’s Greetings to the dedicated, hardworking staff.

Weekly Column 05.12.18

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities. They’re the backbone of our high streets.  That’s why I was so pleased that last year there was 5.7 million businesses across the country and why I was delighted to be backing small businesses in Staffordshire Moorlands on Small Business Saturday.

Karen visits Police Resolution Centre

Moorlands MP, Karen Bradley visited the Police Resolution Centre in Hanley recently to meet the staff and see how the centre operates first hand.

Weekly Column 28.11.18

I was delighted to invite two women from Staffordshire Moorlands to Parliament for “Ask Her To Stand” day last Wednesday as part of an initiative to encourage more women to stand for political office.

The Brexit Deal

Last week marked the culmination of a long and complex process of negotiation between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

The Prime Minister went to Brussels and came home with an agreed Brexit deal which fulfils the democratic decision of the British public, including my constituents in Staffordshire Moorlands.

This is an incredibly important moment for the Moorlands and I want to take this opportunity to explain what this deal means to our future.

Karen welcomes record NHS funding to give patients a better alternative to hospital

Moorlands MP, Karen Bradley has welcomed today’s announcement that more NHS patients will be cared for at home and in their community to avoid them going into or staying in hospital unnecessarily.

The Prime Minister set out a major new investment in primary and community healthcare – worth £3.5 billion a year in real terms by 2023/4 – which builds on the existing NHS budget for these services.