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Oliver Letwin Visits Wyre Forest

The Right Honourable Oliver Letwin MP, Conservative Shadow Cabinet member and Head of Conservative Policy Review, last night visited Wyre Forest to meet with local representatives of core public services. Mr Letwin was a guest of Wyre Forest Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman Mark Garnier and was in Kidderminster to hear the views of interested local parties - views that will crucially be taken into account when the Conservative Party finalises its policies ahead of the next general election.

Wyre Forest Shows Off Recycling Facilities

Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment Peter Ainsworth MP today visited Wyre Forest to see for himself the much heralded local facilities. After visiting the Network Worcestershire electrical goods recycling plant in Oldington and Foley Park, and then the Green Street offices of Wyre Forest District council where recycling is managed, the Conservative front bench spokesman for the environment declared himself "very impressed indeed".

Latest Government Cuts Target Post Offices

This week, the Labour Government announced its latest target for cuts. Now, it seems, Post Offices are due to come under Gordon Brown's service cuts knife. With 2,500 due to be closed across the country, Wyre Forest is unlikely to escape the cull.

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.