Latest updates from Daniel

Provisional details of direct train link to London

In a series of meetings with Virgin Trains and Network Rail this week, Shrewsbury’s MP has ascertained the provisional details of a direct train from Shrewsbury to London due to start from Spring 2014.

As a result  of meetings held in the House of Commons, Network Rail have offered Virgin time slots to run two trains a day on the route to and from London. Daniel Kawczynski, the MP for Shrewsbury, had been urging Network Rail to work with Virgin to secure a service that could be accommodated into the existing timetable, with this initial service being welcomed by all sides.

Shropshire MPs and local Fire Chief meet Fire Minister

Shropshire MPs yesterday took Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service Chief Fire Officer John Redmond with members of the Authority to meet Fire Minister Brandon Lewis MP in Westminster.

Daniel Kawczynski hosts award winning Shrewsbury business Go Green Systems in Parliament

The Shrewsbury and Atcham MP held a meeting with two Shropshire entrepreneurs in the house of Parliament on Tuesday the 26th of November. They discussed how government policy can help growth and employment for Shrewsbury firms. Daniel recently wrote a report on Efficiency and Effectiveness of UK Trade and Investment and is looking to encourage Shropshire firms to consider opportunities to export.

Shrewsbury & Atcham MP hosts Shrewsbury-China Business Alliance

Shrewsbury and Atcham MP, Daniel Kawczynski is proud to have hosted the first Shrewsbury-China business alliance to have been formed in the Houses of Parliament.
As a keen promoter of local businesses and a leading voice on UK exporting, Mr Kawczynski has backed Shrewsbury based company, Red Step Marketing since meeting them at a local business function earlier this year. Last week he made history by hosting a crucial business meeting in Westminster, helping them to clinch a major Chinese client and promote Shropshire in Asia.

Old Salopians have Gala dinner in the House of Commons

Daniel Kawczynski MP last night [18 November 2013] hosted a gala dinner for past pupils of Shrewsbury School in the House of Commons.

Daniel said:
“This is the first time a reunion has taken place in the House of Commons in the history of Shrewsbury School. 55 Old Salopians joined me for dinner; many of them have now reached the top of their professions in so many different and important walks of life. 

Unemployment in Shrewsbury continues to fall

Daniel Kawczynski, MP is delighted that national statistics for October 2013 confirm that unemployment within Shrewsbury and Atcham is continuing to fall. 

Daniel Kawczynski said: 

“The number of unemployed claimants within Shrewsbury and Atcham constituency in October 2013 was 1,331. This represents a rate of 2.6% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, ranking 455th out of the 650 UK constituencies, with 1st  being the highest rate of unemployment and 650th being the lowest. 

Shrewsbury MP presents Shropshire Investment Portfolio to Chinese Business Delegation

Today Shrewsbury MP Daniel Kawczynski met with members of a visiting Chinese business delegation to present and discuss investment opportunities in Shropshire following a meeting between the delegation and local company, Red Step Marketing.  The portfolio was compiled for last week’s visit to Shropshire by the Chief Executive of UKTI, the Government body responsible for promoting inward investment into the UK. The meeting concluded with a tour of Parliament.

MP meets Shropshire care provider to hear about pioneering concept for those living with dementia

Shropshire care home specialist, Morris Care, met with Shrewsbury and Atcham MP Daniel Kawczynski  at Westminster to discuss the pioneering new caring philosophy, environment and services the renowned care organisation is developing for some of its homes in Shropshire and Cheshire.

Shrewsbury & Atcham MP meets new UKTI Minister to discuss Shropshire Investment Opportunities

Shrewsbury MP Daniel Kawczynski met with Lord Ian Livingston – incoming minister for UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) – to present and discuss the portfolio containing the opportunities for investment around Shropshire today in the House of Lords. The portfolio was compiled for last week’s visit to Shropshire by the Chief Executive of UKTI, the Government body responsible for promoting inward investment into the UK.

Head of Saudi Investment Authority presented with ‘Invest in Shropshire’ portfolio

As the Chairman of the Saudi Arabia group in Parliament, Shrewsbury’s MP recently presented the ‘Invest in Shropshire’ portfolio to the Head of the Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority.

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