Eddie uncovers concerning sepsis figures for newborn babies

The Sunday Times covered my parliamentary question to the Department of Health about sepsis in newborn babies. The figures I received were quite shocking. Last year, 9,274 babies less than a month old were admitted to hospital with the potentially fatal condition.

Eddie marks Remembrance Sunday

Eddie today joined residents in Bloxwich to mark Remembrance Sunday, as services were also held in Willenhall and Short Heath.

Eddie welcomes Housing Minister to Walsall North

Eddie Hughes MP was delighted to welcome Housing Minister, Alok Sharma MP, to Walsall North today to meet with residents and hear how we are improving housing and building new homes here in Walsall.

Eddie asks Department of Transport about motorway pollution

Eddie asked the Department for Transport: What assessment his Department has made of air quality on the M6 between junctions 9 and 10a; and what steps his Department is taking to mitigate the effect of traffic on air quality on that section of that road?

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.