The EU referendum is slowly coming closer and on the 24th June, we shall know whether or not this country shall remain and member of the EU, or if it shall go its own way, under a different set of arrangements.
Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics show that the unemployment rate in Wyre Forest for February was 1.7% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64. The equivalent UK claimant rate was 2.5%.
This week's Treasury Select Committee meeting with the Governor of the Bank of England has certainly picked up some media attention. Having been a member of the Treasury Committee for 6 years, I am pretty sure this was the first time it has trended on Twitter.
Regular readers of this column will know that I spend time with the armed forces as part of an organisation called the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme. The AFPS was designed to allow those MPs who had no practical experience of our armed forces to be able to spend some time embedded with them to learn more about them. With no military experience of my own, this has been an opportunity to be informed about detail of military life before voting on war.
Mark Garnier MP is once again supporting musicians and film-makers from Wyre Forest by encouraging local artists to enter Parliament's two largest creative competitions, Rock the House and Film the House
In an effort to improve bus services across Worcestershire, Worcestershire County Council have withdrawn a small number of Diamond Bus Limited's contracts to allow the bus company to concentrate on other routes.
Last week the disagreement between the government and the junior doctors reach a peak. As they embarked on yet another round of strikes, the government's negotiator finally accepted that the British Medical Association would not reach an agreement, and so the government has imposed a pay deal on junior doctors.
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