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Coventry and Warwickshire Gateway

Last week Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government ended months of waiting when he finally rejected the Coventry and Warwickshire Gateway proposal and refused planning permission for the scheme.

Thank you for your donations

Local MP, Jeremy Wright, handed over the toiletries kindly donated by constituents to Tim Fountain, representative of the Warwickshire Riders Branch of the Royal British Legion (RBLR).

Apprenticeships are a real success story

Apprenticeships are a real success story; they are essential for the future growth and prosperity of Britain. The Government’s drive to provide people of all ages with the skills to compete in a challenging marketplace has been significant. In December an important landmark was reached with the two millionth apprenticeship start in this parliament. 

Supporting Kineton's new Neighbourhood Plan

The neighbourhood plan covering the settlements of Kineton and Little Kineton took another significant step forward with the release of an initial draft document. A consultation on this draft started before Christmas and runs until 18th January.

Success again for Southam company affected by a catastrophic fire

I recently visited with Richard Hales, Chairman of the Kenilworth Chamber of Trade, a local business called RepairTech to see the company’s recovery after a devastating fire. In November, RepairTech, one of the UK’s leading IT repair specialists based in Southam, suffered a catastrophic fire that destroyed over 18,000 square feet of its main premises. All test equipment, stock and parts were destroyed as ten fire crews fought to save the building. 

New Road Ahead

Jeremy Wright is marking the start of the new road improvements for the M40 at Gaydon.

Protecting Wellesbourne Airfield

Local MP, Jeremy Wright visited Wellesbourne Airfield to listen to concerns raised about the possible planning application for a housing development at the site.