01 JUN 2015

Christopher Pincher Renews Call for Midlands Powerhouse

Tamworth's Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, used his first speech of the new Parliament to call for a "Midlands powerhouse" to compete with the one being planned for the north. In his speech he said that if the Midlands is to compete with Manchester and attract the best skills, good housi...

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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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12 JAN 2015

Pincher & Ellis Discuss Crime Concerns with Stonydelph Residents

Tamworth's MP, Christopher Pincher, last weekend organized a "street surgery" for residents of Fossdale Road, Stonydelph, to meet him and Staffordshire's Police & Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis. The surgery was held in response to local concerns about the extent of low level crime and anti-so...

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12 NOV 2014

Pincher Welcomes Latest Jobless Fall

Member of Parliament for Tamworth, Christopher Pincher, has welcomed the latest fall in Tamworth's unemployment figures. There are 672 fewer people claiming Job Seekers Allowance than this time last year and a 42 fewer than in September. There are now just 473 people in Tamworth without work &ndas...

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03 NOV 2014

Pincher Congratulates Local Residents for Stopping Quarry Plan

Member of Parliament for Tamworth and Hopwas, Christopher Pincher, has described Lafarge Tarmac's announcement that it will withdraw its Hopwas Wood quarry plans as "good news and the right decision". Mr Pincher has been campaigning for a rethink since the proposals were announced last month. To d...

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24 OCT 2014

Hopwas MP Stands Up for Hopwas Wood

Tamworth & Hopwas MP, Christopher Pincher, has spoken up on behalf of objectors to the proposals for a quarrying site in Hopwas Wood. He has written to Staffordshire County Council making his objections clear and has delivered hundreds of surveys to local residents in Hopwas to ensure that they...

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20 OCT 2014

New figures show crime has dropped by more than a fifth under this Government

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, was happy to hear that this week new statistics revealed that crime nationally has dropped by more than a fifth under this government. Statistics released by the Office of National Statistics revealed that crime has dropped more than one fifth...

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22 JUL 2014

Christopher Pincher backs vocational qualifications in Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, spoke up for the continued improvement of our vocational education and training in Tamworth. Mr Pincher reaffirmed the need to "focus anew on vocational qualifications". During the debate Mr Pincher highlighted the im...

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22 JUL 2014

Christopher Pincher Welcomes Football Club Award

Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, has welcomed the news that St John's Junior Football Club has been awarded a grand of £1,500 to help the club start new teams and grow participation in grass roots football. Commenting Mr Pincher said: "The football foundation grants have helped local te...

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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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10 JUL 2014

Christopher Pincher welcomes the new ¬‘Home Improvement Fund¬’

Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, has welcomed the launch of the 'Green Deal Home Improvement Fund' which offers up to £7600 money back for installing energy-saving measures such as insulation and efficient heating systems. Commenting Mr Pincher said: "This new home improvement fund is a...

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03 JUL 2014

CHRISTOPHER PINCHER MP WELCOMES SAVINGS BOOST IN TAMWORTH

Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, has welcomed radical changes to savings which have come into force this week. From 1st July, millions of savers across the country are able to save three times as much money in their ISAs. As part of the New ISA, the cash limit has gone up from £5,760 in ...

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03 JUL 2014

Christopher Pincher pays tribute to Amington Fête Organisers

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth paid fulsome tribute to the organisers of the Amington Fête held last Saturday. Despite the rain many local people turned out to support their community. Mr Pincher said: "It was great to see the Community Café going strong, Dig-...

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03 JUL 2014

Christopher Pincher speaks up for local jobs in the Commons

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, spoke up for the importance of work during an Opposition Day debate in the House of Commons on the performance of the Department for Work & Pensions. He said the debate reflected "the state of mind" of the Labour P...

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26 JUN 2014

Christopher Pincher welcomes cash injection to tackle potholes in Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, welcomed the news of additional funding for Staffordshire County Council to take pot holes in across the county and Tamworth. In total £6.7million of additional funding for Staffordshire Highways Authority has be...

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19 JUN 2014

Christopher Pincher encourages further apprenticeship placements

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, welcomed the news of 450 new apprentice placements in Tamworth, up from 390 in the previous year. Commenting Mr Pincher said: "We know that University is not for everyone and pupils leaving school should have real cho...

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16 JUN 2014

Christopher Pincher celebrates further local employment success

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, welcomed figures released this week which show unemployment in Tamworth continues to fall below last month's record low. Figures published last week by the ONS show that the number of unemployed claimants in Tamworth constituency in May 2014 w...

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12 JUN 2014

Christopher Pincher Celebrates Local Firms¬’ Success

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament Tamworth and surrounding villages, has given a big welcome to the news that the West Midlands continues to be the top region for overseas growth. Latest figures released from Her Majesties Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show that West Midlands exports are up to...

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12 JUN 2014

Christopher Pincher Congratulates 21 new Home Owners in Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament Tamworth and surrounding villages, has welcomed the news for more than 27,000 people around the country, including 21 in Tamworth, that home ownership has become a reality thanks to the Government's 'Help to Buy scheme'. Mr Pincher said: "The recession und...

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10 JUN 2014

Christopher Pincher backs Tamworth in the Queen¬’s Speech Debate

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, welcomed the Queen's Speech in the recent debate on Jobs describing the speech as "good news for my town, and this Queen's Speech is good news for Tamworth" as taxes look to continue to reduce. Speaking in the Queens S...

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15 MAY 2014

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 to a new decade low level. Figures published by the ONS show that the number of unemployed claimants in Tamworth constituency in April 2014 was 851. ...

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17 APR 2014

Christopher Pincher welcomes the announcement of a new Automotive and Engineering Hub in Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, welcomed the announcement of a new Automotive and Engineering Hub (AEH) at Torc Vocational Centre. The AEH is part of a £2million funding boost from the County Council and the City Deal to meet the demands of the...

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17 APR 2014

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 to a new medium term low. Figures published by the ONS show that the number of unemployed claimants in Tamworth constituency in March 2014 was 968. ...

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10 APR 2014

Pincher Secures a meeting with Health Minister on Peel Hospital

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth & Mile Oak, has secured a meeting with Dr Daniel Poulter MP, Minister for Health, to discuss the Burton Hospitals NHS Trust Foundation which runs the Sir Robert Peel hospital. The minister made the commitment during a specially organised Ad...

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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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04 APR 2014

Pincher Holds Peel Hospital Debate in House of Commons

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, this week raised concerns about potential services changes at the Sir Robert Peel hospital on the floor of the House of Commons. He did so in a specially organised Adjournment Debate attended by Health Minister Daniel Poulter MP entitled "Reco...

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26 MAR 2014

Pincher calls on PM to champion Tamworth¬’s businesses

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, last week called on David Cameron to visit Tamworth to congratulate Tamworth Council and local businesses for making Tamworth the place in the Midlands to set up a firm. Speaking in Prime Minister's Questions Mr Pincher said: "This week, BMW ...

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17 MAR 2014

Tamworth¬’s St George¬’s day celebration wins ¬“nationwide¬” recognition from government minister

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, raised Tamworth's St George's Day celebrations in the Chamber of the House of Commons describing the highly successful event as a "great day out for all the family and a boon to local businesses". He invited Ed Vaizey MP, Parliamentary Underse...

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20 FEB 2014

Pincher is quizzed at Tamworth 6th Form Question Time

Last Friday Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, joined by teacher Ian Hollinshead and three students, Chloe White, James Leeson and Sonia Wright, For a "Question Time" panel at Tamworth 6th Form. The format mirrored the popular BBC politics show where panellists were quizzed by ...

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20 FEB 2014

Local MP works with local residents to combat Tamworth floods

Tamworth has suffered its own flooding problems and Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, has been working with local farmers to mitigate the current effects and prevent future flooding where possible. Mr Pincher commented: "The floods across the country ...

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10 FEB 2014

Pincher backs the creation of Jobs at Bombardier

Tamworth's Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, welcomes the government's announcement to award the £1bn Crossrail contract to Bombardier, the Derby based manufacturing company. Mr Pincher commented: "This is great news for British manufacturing and continues the upward trend we are se...

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29 JAN 2014

Pincher backs Staffordshire County Council's 'Let's Talk Jobs' campaign in Tamworth

Tamworth's Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, is backing the 'Let's Talk Jobs' initiative run by Staffordshire County Council. The programme, aimed at 14-24 year olds, brings together a range of organisations that can help to make a difference to people wanting to improve their skills and j...

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28 JAN 2014

Christopher Pincher asks the Prime Minister to visit growing companies in Tamworth

Tamworth's Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, last week asked the Prime Minister if he would visit the many companies in Tamworth who are recruiting, creating jobs for the people of Tamworth and if he would encourage other companies in the local area to do the same. Mr Pincher took the oppo...

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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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25 NOV 2013

Conservatives are taking action to reduce Energy Bills now

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, supports action to help reduce household energy bills immediately by rolling back green levies, making it easier for people to switch suppliers and putting people on the lowest tariffs. As a Member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Commi...

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15 NOV 2013

The Benefit Cap is fixing the welfare system in the West Midlands

Christopher Pincher, the Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has highlighted new figures that show that 1,601 households in the West Midlands have had their benefits capped in line with average earnings since April. The new figures show that 19,000 households have had their benefits capped nationall...

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15 NOV 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 continues to fall this year. Figures published by the ONS show that the number of unemployed claimants in Tamworth constituency in October 2013 w...

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30 OCT 2013

MP backs ¬“Small Business Saturday¬”

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, praised the work of Tamworth Borough Council in supporting local businesses in the town centre by offering free market stalls for traders and free car parking for customers during business questions in the House of Commons this week. In the Ho...

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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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15 OCT 2013

Christopher Pincher welcomes over 150 jobseekers to the Jobs Fair

Last weekend Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, welcomed over 150 job seekers to his jobs fair, in partnership with Tamworth College and the Tamworth Herald. The Jobs fair gave an opportunity for local job seekers to meet and talk with companies seeking to take on new recruits....

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14 OCT 2013

MP Calls for Action to Improve Literacy & Numeracy in Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has called for action to improve levels of literacy and numeracy across Tamworth in a debate in the House of Commons last week. The debate led by Conservative MP Caroline Dineage called on the House of Commons to recognise that with one in six...

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12 OCT 2013

Kudos Is Tamworth¬’s Winner in Parliament¬’s Tiffin Cup

Kudos restaurant in Fazeley came close to scooping up a prestigious food award last week when it was declared runner up in Parliament's Tiffin Cup competition. The challenge to find Britain's best south Asian restaurant was the brain child of three Members of Parliament, Keith Vaz, Labour MP for...

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10 OCT 2013

Christopher Pincher welcomes investment at Upper Gungate

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has welcomed news from the Department for Transport that Upper Gungate will receive an additional £1.37m investment to ease congestion as part of the Government’s ‘Pinch Point’ funding programme.   Mr Pincher ...

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09 OCT 2013

Christopher Pincher welcomes Jaguar Land Rover, National Express and John Lewis to his Jobs Fair

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has welcomed the excellent news that three further national companies - Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), National Express and John Lewis - will be attending Tamworth’s second Jobs Fair where they hope to find enthusiastic new employees and ap...

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07 OCT 2013

Conservative Party Conference 2013: For Hardworking People in Tamworth

Last week the Conservative Party gathered in Manchester for its annual party conference. This Conference was about setting the agenda for another 12 months of Government and reflecting on what this Conservative led Government has achieved since the General Election. As MPs now return to Parliament ...

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03 OCT 2013

Christopher Pincher calls on jobseekers to come to Jobs Fair

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, this week is calling on local job seekers to visit his Jobs Fair which takes place on Saturday 12th October at South Staffordshire College campus in Croft Street. The Fair will run between 10am and 2pm and will host a variety of local and nati...

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23 SEP 2013

Christopher Pincher welcomes latest crime statistics

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, welcomed the latest Office of National Statistics records which show a dramatic reduction in the number of crimes committed in Tamworth. The number of burglaries is down by 23%, arson down 44%m sexual offences down 18%...

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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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19 JUL 2013

Christopher Pincher welcomes further fall in unemployment

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that unemployment in Tamworth has fallen once again under this Government. The number of unemployed claimants in Tamworth constituency in June 2013 was 373 lower than in June 2012 and 105 lower than in May 2013. This represents a 21.4 per ...

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12 JUN 2013

Christopher Pincher welcomes continued fall in Tamworth unemployment

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has welcomed the latest numbers showing further falls in local unemployment. Figures released today show that the number of JSA claimants in May stood at 1461 (3% of the potential workforce), a fall of 360 on claimants in May 2012. The month ...

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12 JUN 2013

Christopher Pincher MP: supports the right to buy scheme and encourages council tenants to take advantage

The right to buy scheme encourages those who are council tenants to buy their properties at a reduced cost. The scheme was launched April last year and offered its tenants up to £75,000 discount.   Chris Pincher said:   “The right to buy scheme is a fantastic initiative...

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03 JUN 2013

Pincher Congratulates New Councillors in Fazeley.

​ Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and Fazeley has congratulated the two new councillors for Fazeley ward - Cllr Doug Pullen of Lichfield District Council and Cllr Alex Farrell of Fazeley Town Council who won election la...

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31 MAY 2013

Pincher Launches Troop's Shoe Box Campaign

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has launched a local campaign to pack welfare boxes for our local battalion 3 Mercian, while in Afghanistan in Christmas 2013 and early 2014. Christopher is working with the Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Tamworth Herald, local residents, orga...

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25 APR 2013

Pincher Asks Minister to Support Town¬’s Health Kick

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, spoke up for local groups who are working to help curb Tamworth's obesity concerns. During Health Questions in the House of Commons Mr Pincher asked the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Health, Dr Daniel Poulter to "s...

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05 APR 2013

Pincher comments on the budget and what this means for Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages has welcomed the Budget announcement last week. Mr Pincher said: "This Budget rewards those who aspire to work hard and get on. It is for those who want to own a home, get their first job, start a business, or save for...

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21 MAR 2013

Christopher Pincher comments on the HS2 Judicial Review Response

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Hints, Drayton Basset, and Tamworth has commented on the HS2 Judicial Review announced on Friday. A High-Court ruling found the consultation on compensation was conducted unlawfully after hundreds were 'mis-placed' and not counted. Mr Pincher said: "Th...

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14 JAN 2013

New traineeships to give our young people the skills they need to compete in the job race

New traineeships to give our young people the skills they need to compete in the job race Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, has welcomed new plans to set up a Traineeship Programme for young people. The new programme, announced by Skills Minister, Matthew Hancock MP, will provide young people ...

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10 JAN 2013

Cameron Calls In Help For Drive Assist

Cameron Calls In Help For Drive Assist David Cameron has intervened personally to ensure redundant employees from the collapsed car hire giant, Drive Assist, get the help they need to get back into work. Following his meeting with Tamworth's MP, Christopher Pincher, just before Christmas, the Prim...

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03 JAN 2013

Christopher Pincher MP: Superfast broadband is one step closer in Staffordshire

Christopher Pincher MP: Superfast broadband is one step closer in Staffordshire As 2013 dawns, Tamworth's surrounding villages in Lichfield District are on track to get the superfast broadband it needs to help deliver jobs and boost growth after the EU gave the roll out of high speed broadband acr...

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02 JAN 2013

Christopher Pincher MP: Cutting taxes for 34,224 in Tamworth will help strivers

Christopher Pincher MP: Cutting taxes for 34,224 in Tamworth will help strivers New research has revealed that Conservatives in Government are cutting taxes for 34,224 people in Tamworth constituency in April next year. The Government will lift 1,711 local households out of tax altogether. The Go...

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19 DEC 2012

Pincher speaks out about the collapse of Drive Assist in Tamworth

Pincher speaks out about the collapse of Drive Assist in Tamworth. Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, spoke out today about the collapse of Drive Assist describing it as a "tragic blow and at the worst possible time for the employers of drive assist." ...

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16 NOV 2012

Pincher Delighted with Opening of the new Sainsbury¬’s Exit

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, says he is delighted at by the completion of the new car park exit at Sainsbury's. Plans for the new car park exit were approved in the summer and work began in early October. The congestion issues are of real concern ...

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26 OCT 2012

Christopher Pincher Launches Jobs Fair

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and surrounding villages, is is holding a Jobs fair at Tamworth College. The fair will take place at the Tamworth campus, Croft Street on Friday 2nd November 2012, from 10am until 4pm. The event is aimed at bringing employers with job vac...

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04 OCT 2012

Christopher Pincher is Pleased With the Action Taken Over Ventura Retail Park.

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, is pleased to with the announcement that a new car park exit at the Jolly Sailor Retail Park will be opened as early as November. Work on a second exit at the Jolly Sailor Retail Park was approved in the summer and is set to start the week beg...

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04 OCT 2012

Pincher Meets with David Laws to Discuss School Funding

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, today met with David Laws, Minister of State for Schools, to discuss school funding reforms. Mr Pincher Joined Staffordshire County Councillors and five other local MPs to discuss the future of schools funding to ensure that Tamworth gets the ...

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03 FEB 2012

Christopher Pincher backs plan for the future of Tamworth Post Offices

Tamworth's Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, has welcomed the news of a 10-year deal between Royal Mail and the Post Office, securing the future of local services without resorting to the failed closure programme which dominated Labour's time in government. The deal follows the Government'...

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14 DEC 2011

Christopher Pincher elicits commendation from the Home Secretary for Project Turnaround - Tamworth Police novel approach to combating youth crime

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has asked the Home Secretary, Theresa May to consider a new initiative from the Tamworth Police Department – Project Turnaround– in questions to the Home Office this week. Christophe Pincher, in a follow up question after enquiring...

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14 NOV 2011

Christopher Pincher Welcomes 100% increase in number of Apprenticeships in Tamworth

New data shows that 940 Apprenticeships were delivered in Tamworth in the 2010/11 academic year, an increase of 100% on 2009/10. Local MP Christopher Pincher said: "This is great news for the businesses and young people in Tamworth and the surrounding areas. The record rise in apprenticeship numbe...

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07 NOV 2011

MP Welcomes Success of Tamworth¬’s Olympic Torch Bid

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has welcomed the news that the Olympic Torch will travel through Tamworth in the build up to the 2012 Games. Mr. Pincher has been active in lobbying ministers and Games organisers for the torch to be carried through the town. On the 30th Jun...

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25 OCT 2011

Local MPs visit HS1 to investigate its impact

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Hints, Hopwas & Tamworth together with Dan Byles, Member of Parliament for North Warwickshire, spent last Monday morning in Kent at the HS1 railway line to see for themselves the impact of high speed rail on the local environment. They spent half a...

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26 SEP 2011

Christopher Pincher attends the opening of the Landau Forte Academy Tamworth in Amington

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, attended the official opening of the new Landau Forte Academy Tamworth, Amington building. The new £35 million development was officially opened early this week by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester. The school is home to around 960 11-16 pup...

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15 AUG 2011

Christopher Pincher MP Calls For Assurances on Haunton Hall

The Member of Parliament for Tamworth, Haunton and Clifton Campville, Christopher Pincher, has called for any new operators of the Haunton Hall nursing home, Haunton, to be properly equipped to meet the demands of its residents. It was during an adjournment debate that he spoke at length on this is...

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31 JUL 2011

Christopher Pincher Highlights Hoard In Lichfield & Tamworth

Christopher Pincher, the Member of Parliament for Shenstone, Elford & Tamworth, used his speech in the final debate before the House of Commons' summer recess. The summer adjournment debate is a traditional parliamentary occasion which MPs use to highlight issues and concerns in their own const...

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25 MAY 2011

Tamworth MP¬’s Year 1 ¬“Vital Statistics¬”

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has just chalked up his first year in Westminster. Parliamentary statistics, obtained from www.theyworkforyou.com as well as his office, show Mr. Pincher has: Spoken in 94 debates – well above average amongst MPs and top Staffordshire ...

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17 MAY 2011

Pincher Urges Residents Facing Energy Bill Increases to Call the Home Heat Helpline

Christopher Pincher MP is urging local people to contact the Home Heat Helpline for free help and advice on their energy bills, after research showed that a up to 19% of the area's households are missing out on the support to which they are entitled. A range of measures to help keep heating costs d...

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23 APR 2011

MP Celebrates St George¬’s Day

Member of Parliament for Tamworth, Christopher Pincher, joined thousands of other town's folk in the Castle Grounds last Saturday to celebrate St. George's Day in the dazzling sunshine. The Castle Grounds played host to jousting, sword fights and archery as the fourth annual St. George's pageant go...

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29 MAR 2011

Christopher Pincher Supports Chancellor in the ¬“Budget for Growth¬”

The Chancellor has outlined many exciting policies that will help small and medium sized businesses in Tamworth. The Government recognises that we need local businesses and manufacturing to help bring Britain back to its feet. Last week's budget has brought it many exciting new proposals includi...

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29 MAR 2011

Town MP Welcomes Chancellor¬’s Help at the Pump

In Last Week's Budget the Chancellor paid attention to the people of Tamworth, as well as many others around the country concerned about fuel prices. The way the Budget has helped hard-pressed motorists is by: i) Cutting 1p per litre in fuel duty ii) Abolishing Labour's ill-thought fuel duty es...

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20 MAR 2011

Christopher Pincher Supports Houses for Troops

Tamworth's Member of Parliament, Christopher Pincher, used Local Government Question Time in the House of Commons to praise Tamworth Borough Council, and the Residential Landlords' Association (RLA), for all they are doing to help service personnel and their families with housing. Tamworth Borough ...

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20 MAR 2011

Website Shows Christopher Pincher as among most ¬‘cost effective¬’ MPs

The company, Key Business Insight's new "Commons Performance Cockpit" tool (http://www.keybusinessinsight.com/MPCompare.aspx) shows Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, as among the most cost effective MPs in the entire House of Commons. The Commons Performance Cockpit tool compar...

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14 FEB 2011

MP Announces Best Local Pubs

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth and member of the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group, has just announced the Constituency's favorite pubs, as part of the British Pub celebrations of 2010. The celebration of British pubs ran at the end of 2010 and constituents were asked to n...

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26 JAN 2010

MP demands a new look at HS2

Christopher Pincher, Member of Parliament for Tamworth, has joined other local MPs by writing to the Chairman of the Transport Select Committee of the House of Commons requesting the committee conducts a thorough-going inquiry into the business case for High Speed 2. The controversial project, whic...

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