£30 million Support for Rough Sleepers 

The government recently announced £30M as part of a rough sleeping initiative. £354,933 will be dedicated to Walsall to support those who are sleeping rough and those at risk. It includes more outreach workers, specialist mental health workers and more bed spaces.

Eddie Hughes MP appointed PPS to Housing Ministry

Walsall North MP, Eddie Hughes, is taking up the role of Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government it has been announced today.

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.

Eddie meets with new Police Commander to discuss crime

It was great to meet with Chief Superintendent Andy Parsons to pass on recent concerns about crime in Willenhall & Bloxwich and discuss how we can work together. Andy grew up in New Invention / Walsall and returned on 2 January as the Commander on Walsall Neighbourhood Policing Unit.

Evening and weekend GP appointments welcomed by Eddie

As part of the Government’s ambitions for a seven day NHS, Bloxwich, Willenhall and Walsall North residents are being encouraged to use a new service that allows them to book GP appointments during the weekend. I welcome this change. *

Walsall Advertiser column: 8th February 2018

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.