Local News

Funding for Schools During Covid-19 Pandemic

Our schools are working very hard to support the families of critical workers.  Many will see a drop in income from paid services such as breakfast clubs, paid school meals and the hiring out of school halls for community events.

Funding for Self Employed and Businesses

Many of my constituents are raising concern about the length of time taken for promised financial support to be available to the self-employed and local businesses.  Please read my letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, sent today.  

Helplines for Communities

If you need assistance during the COVID-19 Pandemic, there are some fantastic groups being set up to provide help,

Acton Burnell Community - Go to their Facebook page

Alberbury With Cardeston Mutual Aid - Go to their Facebook page 

Health Officials, Local Councils and MPs Come Together

Local health officials, council leaders and Shropshire MPs have written to Secretary of State for Health in a bid to secure urgently required equipment for health care provision.  Please read the letter that has been sent to Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP.   

Help for Self-Employed

Please see below my question to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on help for self employed:  

Please Stay At Home

The Prime Minister announced last night that we must all stay at home to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Please click on the link to read Stay at Home Government guidance.  

Help for Businesses

If you need help in accessing the Government support that was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer last week, all the latest information is available on the Government's website www.gov.uk