I was honoured to represent the people of Walsall North at the laying of the colours of the 3rd Battalion the Mercian Regiment (Staffords) at Lichfield Cathedral earlier in January. I am proud of our armed forces; those who serve to protect us.
From the Express and Star: Walsall North MP Eddie Hughes yesterday submitted an application to Parliament for a 30 minute adjournment to discuss the sentencing of people convicted for causing death by dangerous driving.
Another election promise delivered. It is only right that people who come to the UK should contribute to the running of the NHS so the Government is doubling the surcharge. This will raise £220 million a year extra for the NHS.
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.