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Personally Speaking - cracking down on gang violence

In the last few weeks we have seen stabbings in Meir and Fenton. Thankfully these incidents are relatively rare here and the fact this shocks us is perhaps a good thing for our city. However, it is essential that shocking crimes like this are treated with the seriousness they deserve. 

Winter social care funding boost welcomed

Jack, and Deputy Leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Cllr Abi Brown, have welcomed the Government’s announcement of how much additional funding local authorities in England will receive to ease pressures in social care services over winter, including £1,331,896 for Stoke-on-Trent.

Jack campaigns to end Monkey Dust scourge

Jack has recently been lobbying Victoria Atkins, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability at the Home Office, to have Monkey Dust reclassified as a Class A drug.

 

Personally Speaking - UK/US Trade

I firmly believe that we can always learn and improve what we do – whatever walk of life in which we happen to be – by observing others, and seeing how other people do things.

MP celebrates ceramics trade remedy success

Member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent South, Jack Brereton, has today welcomed assurances from the Government that local manufacturers in the Potteries will not lose out to unfair trade practices when the UK leaves the European Union.

 

MP Launches Campaign to Improve GP Services

As we mark the 70th birthday of our NHS, Jack Brereton MP has launched his campaign to see improved GP and primary care services in our communities for Stoke-on-Trent South.

Personally Speaking - Small Businesses

Business sometimes suffers from a poor reputation. We all see the occasional news story about the poor behaviour of a multinational firm, or a tech giant not paying its fair share of tax.

Bid for Transforming Cities Fund

Today I wrote to the Secretary of State for Transport to support Stoke-on-Trent City Council's bid for millions of pounds to improve our railway station and other transport links in our city.