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Conservative Transport Spokesman Visits Stourport on Severn

Conservative Shadow Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling MP was a guest of Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman Mark Garnier today in Stourport. Mark had asked him to Stourport to look at the proposals for the Stourport Relief Road.

Mark Garnier Returns from Fact Finding Tour of Israel

Mark Garnier, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Wyre Forest, has returned from a fact finding visit to Israel as part of a group of selected Conservative Parliamentary Candidates. The tour was organised by the Conservative Friends of Israel, one of three similar organisations established to help educate the principle three political parties on affairs in the Middle East.

Mark Garnier visits scenes of vicious Middle East fighting

Mark Garnier, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Wyre Forest today visited scenes of heavy fighting earlier this year. On a fact finding trip to Israel, Mark visited the northernmost border with Lebanon, seeing first hand areas affected by the controversial conflict fought between Israel and Hezbollah in the southern part of Lebanon.

“Make Them Pay by Christmas Day”

Mark Garnier, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Wyre Forest today added his name to the latest Conservative action designed to finally give justice to all English farmers, suffering under the Government's staggering inertia regarding payments owed to them.

More Post Office Branches under Threat of Closure - 1,000 Sub Post Masters March on Parliament

1,000 sub-postmasters marched on Parliament yesterday protesting at post office closures, whilst government ministers asserted that there are still "too many offices". Under the current Labour Government, a quarter of the post office network has already been slashed, with Wyre Forest no exception to the cull. More cuts are expected as a result of Labour's plans to abolish the Post Office Card Account in 2010.

Elderly and Vulnerable now Suffering from NHS Cuts

Mark Garnier, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Wyre Forest expressed concern over a recent new report from the NHS Confederation and the Local Government Association warning that local councils are now having to cut social care as a direct result of the impact of NHS deficits.

Police Mergers Shelved

Campaigning Conservatives have chalked up yet another success. As a result of continued pressure from Conservatives, the Government has finally agreed to shelve plans to re-organise police forces.