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Tomorrow (Thursday 26th November), I will be speaking at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Annual Regional Conference at the Warwick Manufacturing Group, specifically about my role as an MP in supporting manufacturing, small business and the Social Value Act. The FSB works hard to promote...
A number of events have been taking place in Westminster to celebrate Parliament Week; an annual initiative aimed at promoting a wider awareness of the democratic process, with a particular focus on young people. As a Member of Parliament, encouraging a greater understanding of the relevance of the...
This week is Trustees' Week; an annual campaign to raise awareness and showcase the dedicated work of trustees locally and nationally. Encouraging people to become involved with the valuable work of voluntary organisations is a significant part of this week's initiative, and it is always worthwhile...
Last week, I voted for amendments to the Recall of MPs Bill that would have strengthened the proposed Government legislation to ensure that elected representatives are more accountable to their constituents. I voted for the amendments, because I did not feel that the proposals as they stood went far...
The contribution of small businesses to our local economy cannot be underestimated, and the promotion of their work is a significant part of my role as MP for Warwick and Leamington. Good progress has been made, with the growth of small businesses in the constituency being reflected in the record...
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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Promotion of the Living Wage 6/11/14
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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If you have an issue or problem that you would like to speak to me about - or a view or opinion that you would like to share - please get in touch using the contact details below.
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Telephone: 01926 315888
Post: 43a Clemens Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV31 2DP
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Telephone: 020 7219 7201
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