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Andrew Griffiths MP welcomes Government plan to ban chemicals harmful to bees
Andrew Griffiths MP welcomes Government plan to ban chemicals harmful to bees
Friday 10th November 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
Andrew Griffiths MP has welcomed Government plans to ban chemicals used in pesticides that are harmful to bees. The announcement, made by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove, comes as the European Union is expected to vote on a Europe wide ban in December. The EU banned the use of these chemicals, known as neonicotinoids, on flowering crops in 2013, and the vote next month is expected to see the use of these...
Make sure you get your flu jab this winter says MP Andrew Griffiths
Make sure you get your flu jab this winter says MP Andrew Griffiths
Thursday 2nd November 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
As the winter season arrives, Burton and Uttoxeter MP Andrew Griffiths has urged those in his constituency who are at risk of getting flu to get their flu vaccination. Even though flu vaccination rates have climbed countrywide, they still remain lower than ideal in many areas. Andrew’s advice comes as the Chief Medical Officer warned last week that flu and its complications caused 8,000 deaths on average a...
Andrew Griffiths MP backs plans to introduce tougher sentences for dangerous driving
Andrew Griffiths MP backs plans to introduce tougher sentences for dangerous driving
Thursday 26th October 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton and Uttoxeter’s MP, Andrew Griffiths, has welcomed the move by the Government to introduce tougher sentencing for irresponsible drivers. The Government has confirmed plans that it will increase the maximum penalty for causing death by dangerous driving to 14 years and will introduce life sentences for dangerous drivers who kill while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The move is part of the...
Horninglow’s new community centre £4,000 better off thanks to MP’s charity curry night
Horninglow’s new community centre £4,000 better off thanks to MP’s charity curry night
Monday 16th October 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
  The project to transform the old Red Lion Pub on Horninglow Road North into a new community centre is over £4,000 better off thanks to Burton’s MP, Andrew Griffiths, who put on a charity curry night. Andrew, who is a committee member of the Red Lion House project, and with the support of Mr Hussain from Apne curry house invited local residents to come and enjoy some superb Indian food to help raise the...
Andrew Griffiths: Let’s lobby the County Council to complete second bridge work in summer holidays
Andrew Griffiths: Let’s lobby the County Council to complete second bridge work in summer holidays
Monday 9th October 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton’s MP Andrew Griffiths has asked the town’s residents to join him in lobbying the County Council to postpone the work on Burton Bridge until the summer holidays in 2018. The work on Burton Bridge is currently scheduled to begin in January, once the work on St. Peter’s Bridge has been completed and the Christmas break is out of the way.  But in an email to Andrew Griffiths, Staffordshire County...
Uttoxeter’s MP signs pledge to Back British Farming in Staffordshire
Uttoxeter’s MP signs pledge to Back British Farming in Staffordshire
Thursday 5th October 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
  Uttoxeter’s MP Andrew Griffiths has recognised the vital role that Staffordshire farmers are contributing to the economy, the countryside and food production as he pledged to Back British Farming at an event in Westminster last week. Farming in the West Midlands region contributes £828 million to the local economy and provides 42,903 jobs – this is on top of the safe, affordable food farmers...

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