Shadow Secretary of State for Trade, Industry and Energy Alan Duncan MP was a visitor to Kidderminster on Monday when he talked to business students at Kidderminster College. The visit was organised by Mark Garnier who is a governor at Kidderminster College.
Mark Garnier, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Wyre Forest, today expressed concern at new official figures which have exposed an alarming spread of a new hospital superbug - Clostridium difficile ('C-diff'). Twice as many people are now dying from major hospital-acquired superbugs than are killed each year on the roads.
Mark Garnier, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Wyre Forest, has today congratulated Cllr George Lord, Leader of Worcestershire County Council, for doing a terrific job and securing a four star rating for Worcestershire County Council. The four star rating was awarded by the Audit Commission and their report was published today.
Mark Garnier, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Wyre Forest today added his support to a new campaign against Labour's plans for ID Cards. Conservative Party leader, David Cameron, has pledged to scrap the controversial £20 billion scheme.
Mark Garnier, responding to enquiries from Wyre Forest residents, has today confirmed that the Conservative Party is totally opposed to a suggested charge levied on domestic waste. Policy review papers from Downing Street have advocated the introduction of charging for domestic waste collection.
It was with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Cllr Mike Oborski. Mike was a County and District Councillor for over 30, was a past Mayor of Kidderminster, former Chairman of Wyre Forest and past Leader of Wyre Forest District Council.
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.
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".
Today, local members of the Wyre Forest Conservative Association gave up their Saturday Morning to tend to flower beds and collect litter in Brinton Park in Kidderminster. Their action was to bring attention to the fact that we are all responsible for looking after our environment.
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.
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