Local Info: Public Appeal Over Chinese Lanterns

Staffordshire residents preparing for bonfire night celebrations are being urged not to buy Chinese sky lanterns without checking they are 100 per cent biodegradable.

Local Info: Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership

New local enterprise partnership elects chairman at first meetingA partnership of business, education and public sector leaders which will aim to develop a strong local economy for Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent held its inaugural meeting yesterday and elected its chairman.

Staffordshire MPs welcome Government decision on Staffordshire and Stoke LEP

Staffordshire MPs have welcomed the Government’s decision to back the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) proposal in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. Cannock Chase MP Aidan Burley and Jeremy Lefroy Members of Parliament for Stafford constituency believe the new LEP will provide strategic leadership and set out local economic priorities.  LEPs will play a pivotal role in delivering the Government’s aim for an economy rebalanced towards the private sector.

Stafford Western Access Route Gets Further Analysis

Staffordshire County Council’s plan for the Stafford Western Access route is still on the table. It was included in yesterday’s Government announcement of national transport investments.

Lefroy Secures Economic Growth Debate

As figures release by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show the UK economy grew faster than expected during the third quarter of this year, Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy has secured a debate in the House of Commons on policies for growth.In a pitch to the Backbench Business Committee – which controls the agenda for the House of Commons on non-government days – Mr Lefroy joined forces with John Redwood MP and Brian Binley MP to secure the debate.

Stafford MP Welcomes Aid Commitment

Jeremy Lefroy, Member of Parliament for Stafford constituency, has welcomed the promise by Chancellor, George Osborne, to meet the UN Target of spending 0.7% of GDP on International Development by 2013.

Lefroy Congratulates Stafford Town Partnership on First Birthday

Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy has congratulated the Town Centre Partnership on their first birthday. The scheme, which many residents will recognise through the “Enjoy Card”, brings businesses in Stafford together to boost the local economy.