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Tamworth MP Welcomes Plans to Cut Single-Use Plastics 

22 Jan 18

TAMWORTH MP, Christopher Pincher, has welcomed this week’s pledge by Prime Minister Theresa May to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste within a quarter of a century.

Chris Pincher re-joins government in promotion 

11 Jan 18

CHRISTOPHER Pincher, the Member of Parliament for Tamworth has been asked to rejoin the Government after stepping down from his post as Comptroller of the HM Household late last year.

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Conservative MP refers himself to police after newspaper’s allegations 

6 Nov 17

A Conservative MP has referred himself to the police after allegations were made against him.

Christopher Pincher – View from the House 

13 Oct 17

WE are very please to announce that we will be bringing you a weekly ‘View from the House’ – a round up of the goings on in Westminster.

Conservative MP Christopher Pincher gets first-hand glimpse of new St Giles Hospice virtual reality app 

26 Sep 17

An MP has been given a first look at a new virtual reality app being introduced by a Whittington charity.

Friends of Tamworth Castle Reach for the Sky 

19 Jul 17

TO celebrate their 50 th anniversary this year, the Friends of Tamworth Castle held a special balloon race last Saturday.

Local MP welcomes news that NHS is best in the world 

18 Jul 17

TAMWORTH MP Christopher Pincher has welcomed the news that in a report by the Commonwealth Fund, a US think tank, the NHS has come out as number one in the world compared to 11 other countries.

“Tamworth Has Country’s Fastest Broadband But More Must Be Done” says local MP 

29 Jun 17

TAMWORTH’S MP Christopher Pincher has welcomed the news from consumer association Which? that the area has the fastest average broadband speed in the country.

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Grenfell Tower 

28 Jun 17

Many residents have written to me about the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Conservative Christopher Pincher retains Tamworth parliamentary… 

9 Jun 17

CHEERS bounded and echoed through The Rawlett School’s main sports hall as Christopher Pincher retained his Tamworth parliamentary seat for the second time, in what was an electric night for the Conservatives.

Tamworth remains under Conservative Control 

9 Jun 17

THE results are in for the Tamworth Constituency and we can announce that the Conservative party has held the Tamworth seat.

General Election 2017 – Meet your Tamworth candidates 

19 May 17

WITH the General Election just weeks away, three candidates have announced that they want to stand to represent your voice in Tamworth.

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Help to Buy helping families onto the housing ladder in Tamworth 

29 Apr 17

Since the Government first launched Help to Buy in 2013, 89 households in Tamworth have taken up the Equity Loan scheme to gain their first rung on the housing ladder.

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Government inspector to decide Arkall Farm fate 

28 Apr 17

The Government have ‘called in’ the application for land north of Ashby Road, otherwise known as Arkall Farm, following a request from local MP Christopher Pincher.

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Employment remains at record high rate of 74.6% 

26 Apr 17

The ONS last week published statistics which showed the employment rate is at its joint record high of 74.6%, with 31.84 million people now in work.

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Chris Backs Friends of Tamworth Castle on Special Year 

24 Apr 17

Christopher Pincher, MP for Tamworth, has thrown his support behind the Friends of Tamworth Castle who this year are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

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Chris Welcomes Tougher Penalties for Litter Louts 

20 Apr 17

Tamworth MP Christopher Pincher this week welcomed the Government’s new litter strategy which means culprits of littering could be fined up to 150 if caught.

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Chris Helps Autism Awareness Week 

7 Apr 17

Tamworth’s MP Christopher Pincher took part in this year’s Autism Awareness Week by helping to raise funds in Sainsbury’s on Ventura Park.

Medical chiefs confirm Tamworth MIU is ‘safe’, according to town… 

3 Apr 17

HEALTH chiefs in Staffordshire have confirmed that the future of Tamworth’s Minor Injuries Unit has been secured, according to the town’s MP.

Tamworth MP Christopher Pincher locked in chamber after horrific… 

22 Mar 17

TAMWORTH’S MP Christopher Pincher is currently locked in the House of Commons chamber after reports of a horrifying incident taking place outside Parliament.

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MP Demands Arkall Farm Re-think 

20 Mar 17

Local MP Christopher Pincher has this week called on the Local Government Department to review the controversial decision to approve Arkall Farm and have it decided by an independent inspector.

Church leaders slam MPs child refugees vote 

23 Feb 17

Tamworth church leaders have slammed MP Christopher Pincher for his ‘heartbreaking lack of compassion’ over the plight of refugee children.

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Weekly Video Update: Article 50 Passes Through Commons 

12 Feb 17

Here is my weekly video update.

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Voting against Brexit would be undemocratic and disrespectful says Tamworth MP 

10 Feb 17

Tamworth’s MP Christopher Pincher has criticised opposition MPs who seek to disrupt or prevent Brexit as ‘undemocratic and disrespectful’.

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New Industrial Strategy seeks to benefit business in Tamworth 

26 Jan 17

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.