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Longton granted Heritage Action Zone

Jack has welcomed Historic England’s decision to designate Longton one of eighteen Heritage Action Zones nationally. Jack wrote to Historic England in the summer to support the City Council’s application for Longton to be made a HAZ.

Jack holds meeting to improve local bus services

Over the last few weeks since First Potteries announced further changes to local bus services, many people have got in touch with Jack about the impact of these reductions. Last week, Jack met with Nigel Eggleton, Managing Director of First Midlands, to discuss these concerns.

Jack Brereton MP proposes Bill to relocate Channel 4

Stoke-on-Trent South MP Jack Brereton has introduced a Bill in Parliament to require Channel 4 to relocate its headquarters outside of London.

If passed, the Channel 4 Relocation Bill could pave the way for a public competition to select a new home for the broadcaster.

East Midlands Rail Franchise Consultation

Passenger rail provision in Stoke-on-Trent South is nowhere near its potential and our communities deserve better. I have written to the Department for Transport to take part in the consultation on the East Midlands rail franchise, which concerns the Crewe-Derby line and Longton train station.

Minister visits Stoke campaign group with candidate Jack

A Home Office Minister has visited a Stoke-based campaign group which tackles the scourge of modern slavery and human trafficking.

Sarah Newton MP, who is Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, spent time meeting representatives from Voice of Hope.