Michael Fabricant today, on the State Opening of Parliament, placed a memorial in New Palace Yard in the Palace of Westminster – the home of the House of Commons – to soldiers who fell from the Staffordshire Regiment. “I am so glad that the Speaker of the House of Commons has given Members of Parliament […]
Michael Fabricant has joined his colleague, Henry Smith MP, and other MPs and Lords in calling for a ban on trophy hunting imports. Michael says: “With the private Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill having been blocked in the House of Lords by a few Peers determined to see it fail, I and other colleagues from […]
In education Questions today (23rd October), I asked the Schools Minister, Nick Gibb, about a broad based education for students heading for university and mention my own experience as a student and surfer dude at the University of Southern California.
In September, Michael Fabricant contacted M&S to ask how plans for the new store scheduled to be adjacent to Lichfield Trent Valley Station on the old GKN factory site are progressing. Tom Nicholson of M&S has now replied: “Unfortunately due to the construction on this site being subject to delays and uncertainty in the developer’s […]
In a Parliamentary question yesterday (16th October) to Michael Gove, the Levelling Up Secretary, Michael Fabricant asked Michael Gove when the third round of Levelling Up Fund Bids will be invited. Michael Fabricant: “As my Hon. Friend the Member for South Basildon and East Thurrock has said, there are pockets of deprivation even in wealthier areas, and […]
In a letter from the Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, to Michael Fabricant, he has now outlined how initiatives announced at the Conservative Party Conference a couple of weeks back will improve the transport network around the Lichfield Parliamentary constituency. The Prime Minister says: “Under previous HS2 plans, Lichfield would have lost its fast conventional service […]
Commenting on the terror attack on Israel, Michael says: “The surprise attack on Israel – a modern western democracy – will have upset many in the Lichfield constituency. 700 dead so far and counting is equivalent to 5,000 dead in a country the size of the UK. This is like 10 9/11 attacks. Whatever the […]
Michael Fabricant says: “The Transport Secretary, Mark Harper, has today confirmed in a letter to me that HS2 work around Lichfield will indeed continue in order to provide the link between Birmingham and the existing west coast main line. Nothing has changed south of Handsacre which is all in Phase 1.” Mark Harper says in […]