In Parliament

Speaking in the Chamber, Margot James, MP for Stourbridge, has voiced her support for airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq.

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.

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.

18th June 2013

Margot James has expressed her support for the Tesco National Food Collection.

The collection will take place in every Tesco store across the country including the express stores. Tesco will then top up the value of all customer donations by a further 30%. Last year this scheme, rolled out across 850 stores nationwide, amounted to 2.4 million meals for those in need.

FareShare is now redistributing food to around 43,000 people every day through 910 charities based across the country. Stores will be taking collections until the 6th July.

Margot said: “I’m delighted to support the Tesco Food Collection in Stourbridge. This is an excellent initiative that will provide important supplies to food banks both locally and nationally. It is great to see this being rolled out in every store, and I would encourage people to support this cause if they are able to”.