Westminster News

Increase in penalties for littering welcomed by Eddie

Eddie Hughes MP has welcomed the news that the Government are going to increase penalties for littering. Maximum litter fines are to almost double to £150 from April next year as well as new fines introduced for owners of vehicles from which litter is thrown.

Eddie welcomes energy price cap measures

Welcoming today's announcement, Eddie said, "Today the Government outlined legislation to cap gas and electric bills, which will help many many households in Bloxwich, Willenhall and north Walsall.

Eddie secures Commons debate on travellers

Eddie Hughes has welcomed the Government's decision to hold a debate on illegal traveller camps on the 9th October, following a meeting with Sajid Javid - Secretary of State for Local Government.

Update on housing safety following Grenfell fire

I know that many people living in tall residential buildings will have concerns about safety after what happened at Grenfell Tower so an update on the national and local response in Walsall.

This morning I was in the House of Commons where the Prime Minister made a statement.