Latest updates from Daniel

Daniel meets with Sundorne residents

Daniel is meeting with concerned residents in Sundorne, to discuss their concerns over the delay in having replacement doors and windows fitted to their properties.

Daniel said, "some of these residents are elderly and I would not like them to go through a winter where their doors and windows are leaking, and letting in the cold. I call upon the Council to do everything they can to carry out these replacements at the earliest opportunity."

Daniel raises concerns about Dobbies' Island

Daniel has written to Alistair Darling, Secretary of State for Transport, outlining his concerns regarding safety at "Dobbies" island on the A5/A49 junction.

Traffic levels on one of Shropshire's most notorious roundabouts are 'unsustainable' and need urgent attention as the road cannot cope with the traffic.

Daniel has written to the Transport Secretary Alastair Darling to demand a traffic survey is carried by the Government department on the traffic island, which he described as Shropshire's 'main artery'.

Daniel meets the homeless in Shrewsbury

Daniel spent an evening delivering soup and sandwiches to the homeless in Shrewsbury and has pledged support to the people he met.

He said "I was introduced to seven different people and what was interesting was that not a single person that I met was from Shrewsbury. They had all come from outside the town, from Accrington, Hereford, Ireland, Cardiff and Crewe."

MP's Mobile Surgeries

Throughout the summer Daniel Kawczynski will be holding surgeries across the constituency where members of the public can come and talk to him.

Daniel is hiring a caravan and tour the Shrewsbury and Atcham area allowing constituents to come and see him in their area rather than the usual procedure where people come to his central office.

Daniel Meets North Shrewsbury Friendly Neighbours

Daniel Kawczynski, MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham, recently visited the North Shrewsbury Friendly Neighbours, who have recently moved into their new premises in Castlefields.

Pledge to Save Shrewsbury´s Local Fire Control Room

Daniel Kawczynski this week pledged that Conservatives will campaign to protect the local Fire Control Room in Shrewsbury and save Shropshire Fire and Rescue service from abolition. Under plans from John Prescott, fire authorities are to be restructured at a distant regional level, and local fire control rooms will be shut down.

Daniel Attends Select Committee Meeting

Today, Shrewsbury MP Daniel Kawczynski attended his first meeting as a member of the Agricultural Select Committee (Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).

Daniel and his colleagues convinced the Chairman of the Committee to choose the first report for the Committee to consider to be on British sugar production and the impact that new EU regulations will have on our sugar industry.

Tories Turn the County Blue

Shropshire Tories were jubilant today after virtually all the county turned blue - with seats snatched in Shrewsbury, The Wrekin and Ludlow.

Daniel Kawczynski overturned a Labour majority of more than 3,500 to take the county town seat by 1,808 votes, while Mark Pritchard ousted sitting MP Peter Bradley in a close-fought battle for The Wrekin - with just 942 votes separating the two.

Councillor Philip Dunne swept to power in Ludlow, taking the seat from former Liberal Democrat MP Matthew Green by 2,000 votes.