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MP and Councillors discuss Burton train station with East Midlands Trains
MP and Councillors discuss Burton train station with East Midlands Trains
Friday 2nd March 2018 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton’s MP Andrew Griffiths arranged to meet representatives of East Midlands Trains to discuss the state of Burton train station. Andrew also invited Leader of East Staffordshire Borough Council Richard Grosvenor, Deputy Leader Jacqui Jones, Staffordshire County Council Cabinet Member Mark Winnington as well as officials from the County Council. The local politicians raised their concerns about the...
MP hosts visit to Burton by House of Commons ceremonial Doorkeepers
MP hosts visit to Burton by House of Commons ceremonial Doorkeepers
Wednesday 28th February 2018 (Andrew Griffiths)
Parliament came to Burton this weekend as the town’s MP Andrew Griffiths hosted a visit from a group of ceremonial doorkeepers from the House of Commons. The men and women, normally attired in tail coats and white ties, donned high vis vests to tour the Molson Coors brewery, meet some of the expert staff and have a beer tasting lesson. The group also visited St. George’s Park, the home of the England...
Burton’s MP welcomes the “new normal” for workplace saving
Burton’s MP welcomes the “new normal” for workplace saving
Thursday 22nd February 2018 (Andrew Griffiths)
New figures show that 11,000 more people in Burton and Uttoxeter are now saving more for their retirement. Local MP Andrew Griffiths has welcomed new figures showing that, due to changes to workplace pensions, over 9 million more people are now saving for retirement.  These figures also show that 72,830 more people in work across the West Midlands are now saving for a life after...
Station meeting with East Midlands Trains
Station meeting with East Midlands Trains
Monday 12th February 2018 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton’s MP Andrew Griffiths and top local councillors are due to meet East Midlands Trains to call for urgent improvements to Burton train station. Mr Griffiths has arranged to meet representatives from East Midlands Trains on Friday 16th February, along with East Staffordshire Borough Council Leader Cllr Richard Grosvenor, Deputy Leader Cllr Jacqui Jones, and Staffordshire County Council Cabinet...
Andrew Griffiths MP calls on Police to enforce the 60mph zone of the A38
Andrew Griffiths MP calls on Police to enforce the 60mph zone of the A38
Friday 2nd February 2018 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton’s MP, Andrew Griffiths, is calling on Staffordshire Police to speed check the 60mph section of the A38 between Barton and Branston following the revelation that not a single speeding prosecution has been made in this section. Mr Griffiths led the campaign that saw the speeding limit on the section of the A38 between Barton and Branston being reduced back in 2014, following a series of very serious...
Success for MP’s plastic straw campaign as Punch say it’s “the final straw”
Success for MP’s plastic straw campaign as Punch say it’s “the final straw”
Friday 26th January 2018 (Andrew Griffiths)
  Burton’s MP Andrew Griffiths has seen an early success in his campaign to persuade Burton’s pub companies to ditch plastic straws from their pubs as Punch Taverns announce they will no longer serve drinks with plastic straws. The announcement came after Andrew wrote to Burton’s three major pub companies, calling on them to ban the use of plastic straws and stirrers in drinks in their pubs. ...

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