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Walsall North Parliamentary Pub Competition 2019

Nominate your favourite pub in Bloxwich, Willenhall and Walsall North!

The best pub will be put forward for Parliamentary Pub of the Year 2019, with the top three being part of my Politics and a Pint Pub Crawl!

Latest on new A&E for Walsall Manor Hospital

Following my successful campaign to secure £36m of funding for a new A&E department at Manor Hospital I visited the existing A&E department to meet with Ruchi Joshi, Clinical Director of Emergency Services.

Celebrating A Level Results

I stopped by at Willenhall E-ACT Academy and Pool Hayes Academy for GCSE results day. Congratulations to all students and teachers.

Aldi is Open!

Aldi is open!

Thanks to Aldi UK and Olympic gold medalist Katherine Copeland (as well as Aldi super-fan Thomas) for making it such a great event.

The new store is run by Mark Yates with a fantastic homegrown team of 40 local colleagues. 

New Willenhall Station Confirmed!

Brilliant news. A brand new Willenhall Railway Station is set to open in 2021 thanks to £25 million announced by the Government.

My pledge...

I’ve signed up to the new #StandUp4Brexit pledge...

Eddie's Acorns Appeal

ACORNS APPEAL: Acorns Hospice has been given a lifeline that will keep the Walsall hospice open until at least the end of March 2020. This will give Acorns time to try to raise the final £2million needed to guarantee the long-term future of the hospice.

Network Rail Footbridge in Bloxwich

I know a lot of residents in Bloxwich and Dudley Fields are angry about how long it’s taken to build the footbridge at the former level crossing. I met with Network Rail to express how disappointed residents are after months and months of delays due to unforeseen circumstances.

Scrap the TV Licence

I'm disappointed that the BBC have opted to cancel the free TV licence for many people over the age of 75.