In Kenilworth we have a lot to celebrate at the moment. We have a successful and vibrant business community, which was showcased at the Chamber of Trade’s successful Business Fair last month, attended by Lord Digby Jones and I.
Regular readers of my Westminster column will know that one subject features fairly regularly – that subject is dementia. Ever since I was elected to Parliament in 2005, I have been involved in raising awareness of the issues surrounding dementia and I welcome any initiative which supports this aim.
Southam's MP Jeremy Wright donned hard hat and boots to see how work was getting on at the town’s new community hub this week and Mr Wright was so impressed with what he saw he hopes the completed building will serve as a blueprint for similar developments across the country.
Last weekend Kenilworth suffered another Horse Fair. I do not think the word suffered is inappropriate. I was in town on Saturday and things seemed normal but it is clear that Sunday’s atmosphere was very different. Anyone trying to drive through the town, or even join the traffic from their own driveway, would have found it very difficult to do so.
Kenilworth and Southam MP Jeremy Wright welcomed another new business to the former Peugeot site at Ryton recently, heralding its arrival as yet another indicator of the West Midlands’ strengthening economy.
Below, published in full, is a letter sent by Jeremy Wright to Stratford-on-Avon District Council Chief Executive Paul Lankester on March 11th, 2014, in response to the latest consultation on the Core Strategy.