26 JAN 2017

New Industrial Strategy seeks to benefit business in Tamworth

Tamworth's MP Christopher Pincher has welcomed the Government's plans for a new modern 'Industrial Strategy' which aims to support businesses in Tamworth and around the country to grow and create more highly paid and skilled jobs. The Industrial Strategy introduces ten 'pillars' – including i...

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01 DEC 2016

The Bid Needs You - Local MP Encourages Small Business to Get Involved

Chris this week urges local businesses to get involved in the creation of Tamworth's Business Improvement District (BID). With support from the Council, local businesses and organisations of all sizes and sectors across the town are coming together to establish a Business Improvement District in ...

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26 SEP 2016

Tamworth Sees Business Boom

Christopher yesterday welcomed figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that show the number of people in work in the West Midlands has risen by 184,000 since 2010. The figures also showed more locally that the number of people claiming the key out of work benefits in Tamworth h...

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02 MAR 2016

Pincher Questions Business Secretary in the Commons

Tamworth's Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, spoke in the House of Commons recently at Business Questions. Mr Pincher took the opportunity to seek clarification from Mr Javid over the work he has done to promote regional growth and create a midlands engine. The Business Secretary resp...

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19 JUN 2015

Pincher welcomes unemployment figures showing another fall in joblessness

Member of Parliament for Tamworth, Christopher Pincher, has welcomed the latest fall in Tamworth's unemployment figures. Tamworth according to the most recent figures is now in the lowest 4% of unemployment areas across the country. The news that there are just 363 unemployed claimants in the cons...

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20 JAN 2015

Pincher Welcomes Fall in Over-50s Unemployment in Tamworth

Local MP Christopher Pincher has welcomed the fall in the number of unemployed older people in Tamworth. Since the General Election in 2010, the number of people over the age of 50 claiming the main unemployment benefit in Tamworth is down a massive 80.7%. Many businesses benefit from hiring worke...

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20 JAN 2015

Pincher Hales JLR Success Story

Member of Parliament for Tamworth, Christopher Pincher, this week welcomed the announcement of 1300 more jobs at Solihull's Jaguar Land Rover Plant as "a vote of confidence in the Midlands". The car maker has just announced that its first sports utility vehicle (SUV) will be built in Britain. Call...

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04 SEP 2014

Christopher Pincher holds 3rd Annual Jobs Fair

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, is holding his 3rd Annual Tamworth Jobs Fair which takes place on Saturday 13th September at South Staffordshire College campus in Croft Street between 10am and 1pm.  The Jobs Fair is Sponsored by HSBC Tamworth. Confirmed attendees includ...

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21 JUL 2014

Christopher Pincher praises roll out of high speed broadband in Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth praises the roll out of the latest phase of fiber optic, high speed broadband in Tamworth to deliver the high speed required for local homes and businesses to deliver growth and jobs. Commenting Christopher Pincher said: "This is another great...

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08 APR 2014

Pincher welcomes income tax for 38,199 hard working people of Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament Tamworth and surrounding villages, has welcomed the recently introduced tax for hardworking people in the Tamworth constituency. The personal allowance rose to £10,000 from last Sunday on 6th April taking 346 people in Tamworth have been taken out of ...

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11 DEC 2013

Autumn Statement shows that Britains economic plan is working

The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Autumn Statement this week which confirms that Britain's economic plan is working. The Government sets out the next steps in its long-term economic plan to help hardworking people. The Autumn Statement sets out the Governments plans to secure the eco...

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28 OCT 2013

MP Welcomes Fall in Tamworth Unemployment

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, welcomed figures released this week which show unemployment in Tamworth has fallen once again and is now at its lowest level since before the recession. Figures published by the ONS show that the number of unemployed claimants in Tamworth cons...

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12 SEP 2013

Christopher Pincher Calls for businesses to sign up for local Jobs Fair

Last year in conjunction with the South Stafford College, the Tamworth Herald and Drayton Manor Park Christopher Pincher MP organised a successful Tamworth Jobs Fair at College campus in Croft Street. The event helped put hundreds of job seekers directly in touch with local employers and resulted in...

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12 SEP 2013

Christopher Pincher welcomes 1700 new jobs at Jaguar Land Rover

Solihull based car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has announced 1700 new jobs as part of their £1.5bn expansion plan. This latest round of job creation brings the total number of new jobs to 11,000 in the past three years. Before the last general election there was a real threat that JLR migh...

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03 APR 2012

Christopher Pincher Backs Business Leaders on Apprenticeships

Member of Parliament for Tamworth, Christopher Pincher, has congratulated a bevy of business leaders for speaking up for the Government's Apprenticeship programme in a letter to a national newspaper. John Hayes MP, Minister for Skills and Lifelong Learning, is championing efforts to develop high qu...

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04 FEB 2012

Christopher Pincher says young people in Tamworth should be given the "Chance to be Chancellor" and share their opinions on the Youth Budget 2012

Tamworth's Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, is supporting the launch of "Chance to be Chancellor 2012" and is calling on schools and young people in Tamworth to take up in the challenge to learn about, and share their opinions on, Budget 2012. Run by the Citizenship Foundation, in partner...

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15 JAN 2012

Pincher demands State Pension Debate in Commons

Tamworth's Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, last week used Business Questions to ask Commons Leader Sir George Young for a debate on the state pension in the House of Commons. Mr. Pincher said: "There has been a great deal of debate recently about public sector pensions, but may we have ...

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21 NOV 2011

Christopher Pincher Proposes Fair Fuel Debate

Local Member of Parliament for Tamworth, Christopher Pincher, signed a motion with other colleagues bringing a debate on "Fair Fuel" in to the House of Commons. The debate was heavily subscribed and many MPs wanted to speak. Unfortunately Christopher Pincher did not get called, but he managed to i...

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