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:

The Prime Minister visits Bewdley

On Sunday 8th March, the Prime Minister visited Bewdley as the Government announced £5.2billion funding for flood defences.

Mark Garnier thanks the Emergency Services for Flood Support

On Wednesday, 4th March, Mark thanked the Emergency Services and voluntary organisations in a speech in the House of Commons.   They worked tirelessly through the continual floods of Bewdley and Stourport by the River Severn which lasted nearly 3 weeks.


Mark Garnier Meets With West Midlands Trains

For far too long commuters have been let down by West Midlands Trains (WMT). Passengers have faced continued delays, cancellations and lack of carriages on the route between Birmingham Snow Hill and Kidderminster.

Ministerial Question on Local Government Funding

During Open Questions to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on Monday, Mark raised his concerns on behalf of the Local Government Funding for Wyre Forest District Council and in particular the negative impact of the New Housing Bonus element which has had a negative impact

Mark Garnier welcomes Financial support for Flood Victims

Mark Garnier welcomes the announcement by the Secretary of State, Robert Jenrick, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, that a major package of support is available immediately for our communities affected by the floods due to Storm Denis.

The package includes:

January 2020 meeting with CEO of WAHT

A productive morning with Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Chief Executive Matthew Hopkins and his team discussing the performance of - and future plans for - our local hospitals.  With further discussions on the Clinical Services strategy and the emergency care improvement plans, which are paramou