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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.  

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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.

Daniel Kawczynski MP Shrewsbury Jobs Fair to be Regular Event

Following on from the success of Last Friday’s jobs fair, Shrewsbury and Atcham MP Daniel Kawczynski has pledged to hold the event on a regular basis. 

The Jobs Fair, which took place in the Shirehall, Shrewsbury last Friday [27 September] was supported by local businesses who joined forces with Daniel to promote employment opportunities in the town.  

483 people were in attendance throughout the day and local employers offered 112 vacancies, with further 200 – 250 opportunities on offer through the recruitment agencies that attended the event.