Local News

Mark Garnier Welcomes Delivery of New Diamond Buses

Mark Garnier was delighted to visit the Kidderminster Bus Depot to meet with Senior Technician - Lee Wolfe and Operations Manager - Nigel Gorman from Diamond Buses.  On view was one of the new 5 buses which will be serving the district’s bus routes.

MP View 18th August 2020

I always look at the exam results season with mixed personal view. Significantly, it is important to ensure our local schools are performing. But it also served to remind me how I fluffed my own A-levels, losing a university place to read mechanical engineering.

LAW CHANGE TO END ROUGH SEX DEFENCE

HARRIET HARMAN AND MARK GARNIER HAIL GOVERNMENT LAW CHANGE TO END ROUGH SEX DEFENCE AS MILESTONE MOMENT IN THE FIGHT TO CHALLENGE MALE SEXUAL VIOLENCE

MP View - Former Lloyds Garage Site, Stourport

A society defines itself by how it treats its most vulnerable people. Many in our society are vulnerable for many different reasons, but some of those who need our help the most are homeless, including rough sleepers.

MP View 17th June 2020

This week sees a bit more easing of the lockdown, with the opening of non-essential shops. This is quite totemic as it represents some semblance to normal life. As shops open, we see again the part of the economy we are most familiar with.

West Midlands Safari Park Given The Go Ahead To Reopen

Mark Garnier welcomes the announcement of the reopening of zoos and safari parks across the UK.   Safari parks are well equipped for social distancing given the isolated nature of visitors remaining in their vehicles.

Westminister View 18th March 2020

Coronavirus is an ever accelerating, widespread crises. The latest announcement from the government concedes that this is not just a medical event, but an economic event of unprecedented proportions.

Extension of Sick Pay and Benefit Measures

If you are unable to work because of following government guidelines on self isolating in relation to Covid-19 including precautionary measures without symptoms the following has been legislated further to the budget announcements: