Local News

£36 million new Walsall A&E approved by Government

BREAKING NEWS! I’m delighted to announce the Conservative Government have awarded £36 million to upgrade the A&E at Walsall Manor Hospital. I’ve been fighting for this in Westminster since being elected and we desperately need the investment in Walsall.

Eddie meets Health Secretary to lobby for Walsall Manor A&E.

Eddie recently met with Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, to push the case for the £36 million rebuild of Walsall Manor Hospital A&E. Its too small, no longer fit for purpose and a new building would also help reduce waiting times by increasing capacity.

Andy Street Backs A&E Campaign

Our campaign for a new A&E at Walsall Manor Hospital received a BIG BOOST today and is being backed by West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street.

Eddie welcomes £1.8 million to tackle violent crime

As part of Eddie's campaign for more policing and a tougher approach to crime in Walsall North i'm pleased the Conservative Home Secretary has awarded the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) an extra £1.8 million to help tackle gangs and violence.

Campaign for more policing

The latest in our campaign for more policing in Walsall North. The Minister confirmed that the Labour Police and Crime Commissioner has increased unspent reserves by £26.9 million since 2011, while failing to put extra resources into neighbourhood policing in Bloxwich and Willenhall.

Eddie asks PM for a new A&E at Walsall Manor Hospital

As part of my campaign for a new A&E at Manor Hospital I raised the issue directly with the Prime Minister. Help me to fight for you in Westminster by signing my petition in support of attracting more NHS investment to Walsall.

The Great Get Together

Inspired by Jo Cox, the MP who was killed on 16 June 2016, The Great Get Together is about bringing communities together and celebrating all that unites us. This year, The Great Get Together took place on 22nd – 24th June 2018, which would have been Jo’s 44th birthday.

Get your free tickets for the Great Get Together

The Great Get Together is inspired by Jo Cox, who was killed on 16 June 2016. This year, The Great Get Together will take place on 22nd – 24th June 2018, which would have been Jo’s 44th birthday. It's a time to bring our communities together and celebrate all that unites us.

Eddie welcomes £9 million investment in local NHS services

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, which covers most of Walsall North, is getting a £3.25 million investment from the Government to create an extra 18 beds in a co-located stroke unit - providing a fully integrated, end-to-end stroke service for NHS Midlands and East.

Eddie & Andy delivering a new station for Willenhall

Reopening the Walsall to Wolverhampton railway line is a key transport pledge I made during the election so I was delighted to welcome the Transport Secretary to Willenhall today to announce it's going to happen.