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Walsall Advertiser column: 4th October 2017

Theresa May’s recent Florence speech made clear that Britain is leaving the European Union (EU). Brexit will happen, delivering the overwhelming wish of the people of Bloxwich, Willenhall and north Walsall.

Eddie welcomes animal cruelty announcement

Eddie today welcomed the announcement by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, that Conservatives will increase prison terms from 6 months to 5 years for animal cruelty and abuse. Eddie said, "I'm delighted by this announcement, that I campaigned on during the election campaign.

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.

Eddie highlights the need to value all workers in debate over pay

Eddie recently spoke in Parliament on the need to value all workers, and not just public sector workers. He highlighted how Conservative policies such as increasing the minimum wage and increasing the income tax threshold have helped both public and private sector workers.

Walsall Advertiser column: 13th September 2017

The Prime Minister has been clear that there must be no attempts to remain inside the EU, no attempts to re-join it through the back door, and no second referendum.