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Westminster View

August is always a strange time for politics. With the absence of breaking news from Westminster, commentators speculate to an extraordinary extent, blowing minutiae into big, out of context, events.

No Reduction of Service at Kidderminster Hospital

A spokesperson for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust said: “We have no plans to reduce the opening hours of the Minor Injuries Unit at Kidderminster, which is currently open 24 hours a day, seven days a week,  nor do we have any plans to reduce the amount of surgery at Kidderminster.

March 2019 Unemployment levels

Wyre Forest has been outperforming UK unemployment figures since December 2013.   

Mark Garnier welcomes employment figures as Wyre Forest continues to maintain a steady level of employment.    

Diamond Bus Route 2 and 2A Update

Mark Garnier met with the Chief Execute, Simon Dunn and Director Bob Baker of Diamond Buses on Thursday, to discuss the services within Wyre Forest and in particular the No 2 and 2A which travels between Bewdley and Kidderminster.  Residents in Bewdley and on the Habberley Estate, where the servi

View from Westminster

Few who have followed the case of 12 year old Billy Caldwell will not have felt angered by the action of Home Office officials, who confiscated his treatment for epilepsy when entering the country recently.

View from Westminster

This week in Parliament is the lull before the storm. A few uncontroversial bills have got started – including one to protect elephants through tighter measures on the ivory trade. But the real attention is focusing on the debate next Tuesday.