Update on Willenhall E-ACT Academy

I wrote to Sir David Carter - the National Schools Commissioner in charge of academy standards - late last month regarding the inadequate Ofsted report at Willenhall E-ACT Academy.

Walsall Advertiser column: 11th July 2017

As this is my first column I’d like to start by thanking you for electing me as the Member of Parliament for Walsall North. It is immensely humbling and it is an honour to be your voice in Parliament. Rest assured that no matter how you voted, I am here to work hard for you.

Eddie's maiden speech to the House of Commons

Eddie made his maiden speech to the House of Commons on the evening of Monday 3rd July. He thanked David Winnick for his service to Parliament and Walsall North and raised the importance of delivering Brexit for Walsall North. Here is the text of his speech:


Eddie calls for intervention at Willenhall E-ACT Academy

We all want the best education for our children, so I have today written to the National Schools Commissioner regarding Willenhall E-ACT Academy. Immediate action needs to be taken to address the ongoing issues at the school. It is not good enough for pupils, staff and parents.

Update on housing safety following Grenfell fire

I know that many people living in tall residential buildings will have concerns about safety after what happened at Grenfell Tower so an update on the national and local response in Walsall.

This morning I was in the House of Commons where the Prime Minister made a statement.

Eddie Hughes elected as Walsall North MP

A big thank you from Eddie Hughes

Early on Friday morning, Eddie was elected as the Member of Parliament for Walsall North, the first Conservative to win the seat since 1979.