Latest updates from Daniel

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.

Daniel presents Rural Fair Share petition to Parliament

Earlier this week, Daniel Kawczynski MP presented the Rural Fair Share Petition signed by residents of Shrewsbury & Atcham.

The Rural Fair Share campaign is calling on the Government to address the ongoing disparity in funding between rural and urban areas.

Daniel meets with Head of UK's Rail Regulator to pursue direct London rail link

The Chief of the regulatory authority responsible for Britain’s Rail network has welcomed the work of Shrewsbury’s MP in challenging the rejected direct rail link from Shrewsbury to London and has agreed to work alongside all Shropshire MPs to press the Government and Rail operators.

Daniel comments on Pontesbury Post Office re-location

Daniel Kawczynski is urging residents to make their views known on the proposed relocation of Pontesbury Post Office.

The Post Office is currently consulting on whether to relocate Pontesbury Post Office that operates from  Main Road, Pontesbury to Connections Ltd, Shrewsbury Road, Pontesbury.  If the move goes ahead it will change to a new local style premises from January 2014, with longer opening hours and better accessibility.  

Daniel Kawczynski MP said:

Daniel Kawczynski MP in Discussions with Network Rail

Daniel Kawczynski, Member of Parliament for Shrewsbury and Atcham has met with Network Rail chiefs again today in a bid to progress the Direct Rail Link from Shrewsbury to London.   

Daniel arranged today’s meeting to re-emphasise the requirement for Network Rail to work closely with virgin trains and the office of rail regulation to progress this important transport link.