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Latest job boosting development gets under way at top county business park 

30 Jun

The latest development at a new Staffordshire business park has started as the site nears full occupancy with further expansion plans.


Villages lead technology charge across Staffordshire 

29 Jun

More than twice as many households and businesses are reaping the benefits of the Superfast Staffordshire fibre broadband roll-out as this time last year, lead partners Staffordshire County Council and BT have announced.


New Staffordshire Newsroom is now live – www.staffordshirenewsroom.co.uk 

24 Jun

This page is no longer being updated with news stories.


Still time for county teens to vote for their top reads 

24 Jun

Now in its twelfth year, the countywide initiative invites youngsters aged between 11 and 14 to nominate their favourite reads for the Young Teen Fiction shortlist .


Aspiring young writers invited to apply for top poetry competition 

24 Jun

For the fourth year running, the county council and the city council have joined forces to recruit a new Young Poet Laureate for Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, who will hold the post for a year.


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FOI requests »

Residential Property 

15 Aug

Request sent to Cannock Chase District Council by S Evans on 15 August 2018 .


Freedom of Information request – Conservation Area Advisory Panel Information 

10 Aug

Request sent to Cannock Chase District Council by Ian Harvey on 10 August 2018 .


Chief financial officers / section 151 officers 

20 Jul

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to R.


Chief financial officers / section 151 officers 

18 Jul

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to R.


Name of treasury management advisors 

12 Jul

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to H.


Details of contracts over £5,000 

12 Jul

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Helen McNally on 12 July 2018 .


Usage Information 

5 Jul

Request sent to Cannock Chase District Council by Joanna Tsonou on 5 July 2018 .


Chief financial officers / section 151 officers 

20 Jun

Request sent to Cannock Chase District Council by R.


Database of services 

4 Jun

Response by Cannock Chase District Council to Tay Jiva on 4 June 2018 .


Database of services 

31 May

Clarification sent to Cannock Chase District Council by Tay Jiva on 31 May 2018 .


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Westminster »

Backbench Business – Valedictory Debate | Elections for Positions in the House | Commons debates 

26 Mar

In the short time available, I want to take the opportunity to thank all the people who have made standing here, in this cockpit of the nation, possible for a humble lad from Birmingham.


Backbench Business – Valedictory Debate | Elections for Positions in the House | Commons debates 

26 Mar

In the short time available, I want to take the opportunity to thank all the people who have made standing here, in this cockpit of the nation, possible for a humble lad from Birmingham.


Radio: Cannock Chase | Department for Culture Media and Sport | Written Answers 

18 Mar

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will take steps to expedite the process for the licensing of Cannock Radio radio station in Cannock Chase constituency.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

4 Mar

Thank you, Mr Speaker.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

4 Mar

Thank you, Mr Speaker.


Members’ Paid Directorships and Consultancies | Opposition Day – [18th Allotted Day] | Commons debates 

25 Feb

And the best looking.


Stafford Hospital | Commons debates 

7 Nov

I congratulate my hon.


Jti Gallaher | Commons debates 

27 Oct

Does the Minister accept that smoking is not illegal in this country, and unless he is proposing to make it illegal, it makes no sense to regulate the industry into the hands of organised crime, whereby money will not be going into the Exchequer...


Jti Gallaher | Commons debates 

27 Oct

Does the Minister accept that smoking is not illegal in this country, and unless he is proposing to make it illegal, it makes no sense to regulate the industry into the hands of organised crime, whereby money will not be going into the Exchequer...


Housing Benefit: Staffordshire | Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

8 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was spent on housing benefit in (a) Cannock Chase and (b) Staffordshire in each of the last five years.


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  • Scottish council to provide free sanitary products in toilets
    17 Aug 18
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    17 Aug 18
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  • Why social mobility must remain inclusive
    17 Aug 18
    At the heart of any social mobility agenda lies the notion that there is a route out of poverty. For many, it is our education system that equips those from disadvantaged backgrounds with the necessary skills and qualifications to compete …
  • A persistently high demand for children’s services
    16 Aug 18
    The demand pressures on children’s services have been rising up the policy agenda. There have been repeated calls to the government to allocate more resources to supporting children’s services. The LGA, National Children’s Bureau, the Children…
  • Fostering a cross-government service design community
    13 Aug 18
    There are around 50 service designers currently working across government. Here’s how we set up our community to talk about our work, share ideas and spot opportunities for collaboration – and how you join in.