Local News

View from Westminster

From time to time stories are put around that cause distress to people on low incomes. One recent story is that 1 million children will lose their free school meals. This is important to many families living in Wyre Forest, who may think they are affected by this and will lose a benefit.

View from Westminster - 6th March 2018

Winter pressures on the NHS give us a very good indicator of just how well our medical services can cope under pressure. This season’s ‘flu has been particularly nasty and with the appalling weather we have had recently, pressures on A+E have increased.

Event for bus users Friday 31st March

I am delighted that Bus Users UK have kindly agreed to host an event for Wyre Forest Bus users in Kidderminster Town Hall on Friday, 31st March. This is an opportunity for all bus users to raise any issues they have with the bus companies.

Wyre Forest employment rate remains high

Figures released today by the Office of National Statistics show that the total number of unemployed claimants in Wyre Forest constituency in February 2017 was 790. This represents a rate of 1.7% of the economically active population, with the average rate in the UK currently at 2.5%.

Exporting Seminar Friday 9th December

Whatever the size of your business, it is never too soon or too late to start exporting. Make sure your 2017 business plan is a global plan.

Unemployment remains low in Wyre Forest

Figures released today by the Office of National Statistics show that the total number of unemployed claimants in Wyre Forest constituency in September 2016 was 746. This represents a rate of 1.6% of the economically active population, with the average rate in the UK currently at 2.4%.