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.

Send Eddie your views on making Brexit a success

There is one issue that keeps cropping up on my visits around Walsall North: and it’s Brexit. There is much optimism from people I have met across Bloxwich and Willenhall. After all, the reason that the EU didn’t want the UK to leave shows how much leverage the UK has in negotiations.

Major rail improvements for the West Midlands announced

Major rail improvements for Walsall and the West Midlands have been announced by the Government.

For Walsall this means more frequent services, more carriages and a new direct rush-hour service between Walsall and London from December 2018.

Walsall Advertiser column: 2nd August 2017

This week’s column comes from Walsall as Parliament is in recess. But there is plenty to do and I will spend the next few weeks in Walsall North meeting residents, groups and businesses. And if my email inbox is anything to go by, there are plenty of issues to be helping with!

Eddie comments on recent illegal traveller camps

Residents have contacted both myself and local councillors about this issue and they are quite rightly very distressed by this ongoing and extremely frustrating problem. I am extremely sympathetic to the many concerns that have been raised and it is something that needs tackling head on.