Earlier this week I followed up my Carillion letter with a meeting with the Business Minister to discuss my concerns. I raised concerns about employees worried about uncertainty, and particularly sub contractors and self employed who did business with Carillion.
Concerned residents from Bloxwich, Willenhall and Walsall North have written to Eddie about recent crime in the area. Eddie shares their concerns so here's three things he's been doing to fight for local people:
Eddie met with Andrew Jones MP, Exchequer Minister at HM Treasury, to put forward the case to open the train station in Willenhall. Both Eddie and West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street, want to see the train station reopened.
Commenting on the Government's transport investment announcement for Bloxwich and Walsall, Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport said, “I am delighted we are able to bring forward improvements to Junction 10 of the M6 in the West Midlands by several months.
The Government have today awarded Walsall Council funding from the Department’s National Productivity Investment Fund for the Walsall Economic Growth and Infrastructure Package. The Department will award £4.285 million.
Welcoming today's announcement by the Government that improvements to M6 J10 are going to be brought forward by 9-12 months Eddie Hughes MP said, "Work to improve the M6 junction 10 are being moved forward, the Roads Minister wrote to me today.
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