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Andrew Mitchell MP supports 2nd Sutton Coldfield Boys’ Brigade fundraiser

Andrew Mitchell MP is supporting the 2nd Sutton Coldfield Boys’ Brigade’s new book – PLANET BB – which is being sold to raise money for Boys’ Brigade projects around the world.  The 128 page book consists of text and photographs which tell the stories of Boys’ Brigades in 30 different countries across the globe.

Andrew Mitchell MP welcomes boost for local jobs and growth

Andrew Mitchell MP has welcomed this week’s announcement by the Government which sees five West Midlands projects benefit from some £450m of public funds to help drive economic growth and job creation in the local area.

Westminster Column

This week the Government published its first UK Child Poverty Strategy bringing together the work of several Government departments.  It is unacceptable that in Britain, one of the most developed economies in the world, the lives of millions of children remain blighted by deprivation.  It is our duty to ensure that children from all backgrounds can be productive, healthy and happy members of society, and we are committed to achieving this goal.

Andrew Mitchell MP backs Walmley village green application

Andrew Mitchell MP is supporting Walmley residents in their quest for village green status for the former Hardy Spicer Sports Ground. The application, lodged by the Walmley is Full campaign group, is an attempt to block plans for a YMCA youth centre and up to 110 houses on the site, recently given the go ahead by city planners.

Andrew Mitchell MP welcomes £22 million extra for NHS in Sutton Coldfield

The NHS serving Sutton Coldfield will now enjoy an extra £22 million, to support key Government priorities such as the Cancer Drugs Fund, investment in talking therapies for those with mental health conditions, 4,200 extra health visitors, and support for carers’ breaks, the Government announced last weekend.