Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy commented: “This figures are encouraging news for Stafford and show a sharp fall in claimant count, offsetting the disappointing rise we saw in January. It is important not to read too much in monthly fluctuations, but this shows a welcome downward trend since the general election.”
Jeremy Lefroy today (14th May) joined campaigners from charity ActionAid today to call for an end to burning food crops to fuel our cars when 1 in 8 on our planet goes hungry every day. ActionAid has collected thousands of petition signatures from around the UK on symbolic‘grains of wheat’, which today were combined to create a ‘field’ of wheat outside the Houses of Parliament, bringing the call direct to the doorstep of Government.
Jeremy Lefroy has welcomed a new initiative that takes place this week during Sun Awareness Week (6-12 May). Staff at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust are promoting prevention and protection advice about skin cancer at Stafford& Cannock Chase Hospitals.
Jeremy Lefroy, who serves on the International Development Committee, has welcomed today's announcement that Britain’s bilateral development programme in South Africa, which for more than twenty years has helped the country’s transition from apartheid to a flourishing democracy, will come to an end in 2015.
Jeremy Lefroy has welcomed news that 20% more new homes were started in Stafford constituency in 2012 than 2011. A total of 119 new homes were started in 2012 according to new figures published by the National House Building Council (NHBC). Nationally the number of new homes started fell by 16,000 to 92,313.
Jeremy Lefroy MP, Chairman of the APPMG, said that “Malaria remains a leading cause of death amongst young children. It is preventable and curable. In spite of progress about half the world's population still live in Malaria risk areas.”
Stafford’s MP, Jeremy Lefroy, is to meet Prime Minister David Cameron later today about the current proposals for Stafford Hospital.
Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy has welcomed progress on cutting unnecessary regulation for small and medium businesses (SMEs).
Following a positive march at the weekend, Stafford’s MP, Jeremy Lefroy, was saddened to hear about some isolated incidents at the Cure the NHS HQ, Breaks Cafe, before the march on Saturday. It is understood that some individuals went to the cafe to remonstrate with Julie Bailey and members of the group.
Stafford’s MP, Jeremy Lefroy, has thanked everyone who attended Saturday’s march in support of Stafford Hospital.