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On Thursday 2nd October, I will join Warwickshire College, Warwick District Council, Age UK Warwickshire and others in hosting the 'Living Well in Later Life' event, aiming to bring together a number of local organisations to offer support and guidance for those approaching, or in retirement. The...
It was an incredible sight to see thousands of people enjoying this year's Leamington Food & Drink Festival, with organisers calling it the best yet and an impressive range of products from over 150 exhibitors. The organisers of the festival, the Leamington Business Improvement District (BID), has...
Last Friday, I attended an evening reception to say farewell to Brian Wakley, Chief Executive of Cord, who is moving on after nearly 10 years in his post. Cord is an international development charity that was founded in Leamington in 1967 and supports those suffering from the horrors of conflict...
Next week will see Parliament return from recess, during which I have worked hard to meet as many local residents as possible. Returning to Westminster enables me to represent the views of constituents at a national level, whilst at the same time I will continue to spend as much time as I can in our...
Parliamentary recess is an important time for any Member of Parliament. I have taken the opportunity to become involved in a number of new projects, as well as meeting as many local residents as possible to better understand what matters most in our community. Knocking on doors and listening to the...
I was elected as Warwick and Leamington's new MP at the 2010 General Election, having previously stood at the General Election in 2005. Before my election I worked locally in Public Relations, having previously worked at Longbridge with MG Rover. I live in Warwick, and play an active role in our local community, serving as a governor of Myton School and as a a trustee of the Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs.
In Parliament, I am a member of the International Development Select Committee and have recently got my Private Member's Bill passed by Parliament - see the Social Value Bill Section above for more information. I am also co-chair of the Associate Parliamentary Manufacturing Group, vice-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty and Honourary Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Enterprise. I regularly speak in the House on issues relevant to the constituency - for more information see News.
The constituency of Warwick and Leamington encompasses the historic town of Warwick, Leamington Spa, Whitnash and a swathe of Warwickshire villages including Hatton, Budbrooke, Hampton Magna, Norton Lindsey, Barford, Sherbourne, Wasperton and Bishop's Tachbrook. The constituency was created in 1885 and was once represented in Parliament by Sir Anthony Eden.
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Debate on the Social Economy 02/09/14
Interested in a career in politics? Will McGarrigle from Warwick is now working in Westminster as a full time Parliamentary Researcher. Click here to read his story ...
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Telephone: 01926 315888
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