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Backing the Bus Bill to Improve Services

I am pleased to have backed a bill which has the potential to transform bus services across the region.

The Bus Services Bill, debated by MPs recently, is designed to give local authorities greater powers to manage bus services, enabling them to lower fares and improve services.

A New National Litter Strategy

Litter affects us all, it blights our local environment and costs £393,000 to clean-up across Stockport.

Income Boost for Families in Cheadle

I welcome the news that ordinary working families in Cheadle are set to benefit from a range of Government measures that have recently come into effect.

Three Local Schools to Receive Funding Boost for Repairs

The government has recently announced the schools which have been successful in applying for money from the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF). The main priority of the CIF is to ensure that buildings are safe and in good working order for students to learn in.

Call For Brownfield Sites

I have consistently campaigned to protect our precious green belt from development, and called for brownfield sites to be used in order to address our housing needs.

Article 50 is Triggered Today

Today in writing to President Tusk, the Prime Minister formally triggered Article 50 thereby beginning the official process of leaving the EU and carrying out the decision taken by voters in June 2016 to withdraw from the European Union.