In Parliament

Speech Margot would have given had she been called upon by the Speaker.

Margot James asks the Business Secretary about new tougher measures to enforce the minimum wage.

Margot James welcomes the government’s action to help reduce business rates, but wants to see more done at a local level.

Proud of Stourbridge

Lloyds Bank are giving communities the opportunity to champion local causes and help them win grants. Three local community groups in Stourbridge have been shortlisted, and the winners could win up to £3,000 in funding. The groups are:

Sunflower Children's Centre: A centre which provides occupational therapy for children with sensory or physical disabilities. Vote here

Margot James, MP for Stourbridge, has congratulated local football club Pure Sport Foundation FC on securing a grant from the Football Foundation.

The award, which will constitute a £6000 grant for the club, will enable the organisation to create new teams.

The money was granted through the Football Foundation’s ‘Grow the Game’ scheme, which invests in the development of local teams and aims to increase participation by both players and volunteers.

Margot James, MP for Stourbridge, has congratulated local cycling group, Stourbug, for successfully campaigning for new cycle storage at Stourbridge Junction Station.

16th December 2010

Margot held a competition with Stourbridge and Halesowen Age Concern to find a design for her Christmas card.

The winner was Beryl Wall and Margot has presented her with a prize. The competition was organised by Barbara Glover, a local art teacher.

The winning design:

Winning design of Margot's Christmas card

 
 
Photo: Margot with Ron Dalton of Age Concern Stourbridge and Halesowen during her visit to the Elton Centre to present prizes for Christmas card winners.

Margot with Ron Dalton during her visit to the Elton Centre to present prizes for Christmas card winners