Last night (Friday 1st March), the Annual Michael Fabricant & Arthur Price of England Schools Speaking Competition, which is run on Parliamentary lines, was held in the Guildhall in Lichfield with Michael Fabricant playing the rôle of Mr Speaker. Michael Fabricant says “This marked the 30th Anniversary of the start of the Competition when in […]
Michael Fabricant today (23rd February) visited Bowbrook, a Dementia Centre of excellence based in Fradley. “I was hugely impressed with the facilities” says Michael. “The centre is divided into separate households each with their own communal areas and dedicated staff. The facilities are incredible including communal areas and gardens, courtyards, and a roof terrace. Frankly, […]
In Parliament today (22nd March), Michael talked about Government grants given to Lichfield Sports Club and the Chasetown Football Club Later, the same day, Michael mentioned the naivety of some priests who have been converting asylum seekers from Islam.
The Speaker’s decision to break with House of Commons rules today and The Clerk of the House issuing a detailed rebuttal is unprecedented and causing a constitutional crisis remarkably uniting the Conservatives and the SNP. It has over-shadowed the debate on Gaza. I explain all to Tom Harwood and Emily Carver.
£8.3 billion of extra roads resurfacing funding is being provided for English local highway authorities over the next 11 years funded by the cancellation of the northern leg of HS2. Michael Fabricant says: “This year, Staffordshire County Highways will receive an additional £3,188,000. This money will, over time, transform the condition of local roads, allowing […]
Following on from recent grants of over half a million pounds for sports facilities in Burntwood (see here), the Department of Culture Media and Sport have announced the third tranche of the Youth Investment Fund which will provide over £90 million to rebuild or refurbish 140 projects across the country. Michael Fabricant says: “The Youth Investment […]
In questions to ministers from the Wales Office today (31st January), I congratulated Network Rail for completing repairs on the longest wooden rail bridge in Europe. A little later, I spoke on the Government initiative which will allow pharmacists to prescribe and treat various common medical conditions without the need to visit a GP. […]
In questions to the Ministry for Education I mentioned that the Sunday Times claimed British universities are accepting overseas students with lower grades because they pay 3 times as much as UK students. But they are not. Overseas students enter university in their Foundation Year – not a degree- like studying for A levels. And […]