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Andrew Griffiths supports possible return of 3 Mercian Staffordshire Regiment
Andrew Griffiths supports possible return of 3 Mercian Staffordshire Regiment
Monday 15th January 2018 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton’s MP Andrew Griffiths has backed new calls for 3 Mercian, the Staffords to be revived. The suggestion came as Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy called for the Regiment’s return at Defence Questions in the House of Commons this week. Andrew Griffiths has backed Mr Lefroy’s call and agrees that this would be a very positive move for Staffordshire and the army as a whole. Andrew said: “We were all very...
Burton’s MP welcomes Winter Funding Boost for Queen’s Hospital
Burton’s MP welcomes Winter Funding Boost for Queen’s Hospital
Friday 5th January 2018 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton’s MP Andrew Griffiths today welcomed the Government’s multi-million pound investment in Queen’s Hospital this winter, as it emerged that Burton’s NHS Trust has been granted an additional £1.8million in funding to help cope with winter pressures. Queen’s Hospital and the wider health system has prepared earlier and more extensively than ever before for winter this year, with a focus on securing...
Andrew Griffiths MP welcomes £450 million boost to police funding
Andrew Griffiths MP welcomes £450 million boost to police funding
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 (Andrew Griffiths)
Andrew Griffiths, Member of Parliament for Burton and Uttoxeter, has welcomed the news of a substantial £450 million increase in police funding across England and Wales. An additional £270 million was announced by the Home Office for local police forces and will help Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables manage their budgets better as well as ensure they have the resources they need. Locally, police funding...
Andrew Griffiths MP welcomes the Government’s £370 million support for the Post Office to provide more open hours and protect rural branches
Andrew Griffiths MP welcomes the Government’s £370 million support for the Post Office to provide more open hours and protect rural branches
Friday 29th December 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton and Uttoxeter’s MP, Andrew Griffiths, has welcomed the Government’s £370 million funding boost for the Post Office which will enable the service to extend its opening hours, protect rural branches as well as cut queue times. This is more welcome news for the Post Office which also announced that it made a profit for the first time in 16 years. Since 2010, Government has invested more than £2 billion...
Andrew Griffiths MP backs legal right to high speed broadband
Andrew Griffiths MP backs legal right to high speed broadband
Wednesday 27th December 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton and Uttoxeter’s MP, Andrew Griffiths, has backed the Government’s plans to make sure broadband providers deliver a minimum internet speed for every home in the UK. Following a Government consultation, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Karen Bradley MP, announced that the Government would introduce a Universal Service Obligation. This Universal Service Obligation means that...
MP secures meeting on station upgrade with East Midlands Trains
MP secures meeting on station upgrade with East Midlands Trains
Tuesday 5th December 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
Burton’s MP Andrew Griffiths will be meeting with representatives of East Midlands Trains as part of his ongoing campaign to get much needed upgrades to the town’s train station. At the meeting with EMT, Andrew intents to push them to ensure they make the much needed improvements to Burton’s station, as well as to the train service running through Uttoxeter. Andrew is hoping that the Leader of East...

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