News https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/ en The fight continues for last bus to Mellor and Hawk Green https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/fight-continues-last-bus-mellor-and-hawk-green <p>William Wragg presented a petition signed by hundreds of local residents against Transport for Greater Manchester's (TfGM) plans to remove the Hawk Green and Mellor leg of the 375 route. Despite his strong campaign, the committee decided to axe the bus. </p>&#13; &#13; <p>However, in a further development, William's petition presented such a strong reaction, that the TfGM committee have been forced to re-think their plans. </p> Tue, 10 Mar 2020 10:08:03 +0000 5584 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk Bredbury's Greenbelt at risk -UPDATE https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/bredburys-greenbelt-risk-update <p>I have recently met with residents from Bredbury and Woodley who are concerned by a planning application which would devastate local greenbelt. I have been working closely with residents and the Labour MP for Denton and Reddish (Andrew Gwynne) against the development which would seek vast swathes of the Tame Valley concreted over.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2020 15:30:06 +0000 5578 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk William visits Marple Sixth Form College https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/william-visits-marple-sixth-form-college <p>It was great to meet with Sharon Burton of Marple Sixth Form College last week. I've recently been elected Vice-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sixth Form Colleges. This group is made up of cross-party MPs and Peers to promote the work that Sixth Form Colleges do in communities up and down the country.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:54:04 +0000 5577 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk Romiley all set for new retirement properties! https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/romiley-all-set-new-retirement-properties <p>William Wragg MP visits a new retirement-living development in Romiley</p>&#13; &#13; <p>On Friday 14th February, William Wragg MP visited the new Adlington Retirement Living development of 50 apartments situated next to the Peak Forest Canal, on School Brow in Romiley.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>The MP received an exclusive tour of the new show apartments, Homeowners’ lounge, restaurant and hairdressing salon, which are now open to view daily between 10am and 5pm.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:03:24 +0000 5576 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk William Wragg MP leads on improving children's mental health. https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/william-wragg-mp-leads-improving-childrens-mental-health <p>Ahead of Children’s Mental Health Week (3-9 February), William Wragg joined young people and mental health experts from leading UK children’s charity, Action for Children, in Parliament to hear about their mental health services which help children and young people build healthy, happy minds.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>Mental health problems affect children of all ages and, worryingly, the latest NHS figures show one in eight 5-19-year-olds in England have at least one mental health disorder.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2020 17:51:01 +0000 5574 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk William is elected Chair of influential Commons Committee https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/william-elected-chair-influential-commons-committee <p>In a vote of all members of the House of Commons, Hazel Grove MP William Wragg topped the poll in the race to become the new Chair of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) </p> Thu, 30 Jan 2020 11:59:43 +0000 5573 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk William Wragg MP welcomes the huge cash increase for Greater Manchester Police. https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/william-wragg-mp-welcomes-huge-cash-increase-greater-manchester-police <p>William is pleased to have helped secure a 7.5% increase in the budget for our local police force. This is the largest single increase in resources since 2010. </p>&#13; &#13; <p>The 7.5% increase means that an extra £48m will be allocated to Greater Manchester Police (GMP) – which will help to recruit an additional 347 police officers for the force this year. </p> Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:24:29 +0000 5571 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk Keep Britain Tidy! https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/keep-britain-tidy <p>I support KeepBritainTidy 's <a class="_58cn" href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/gbspringclean?source=feed_text&amp;epa=HASHTAG&amp;__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARC2hU9wvEis3aurHEE7j3rTG2yA6j6GcW-4oCx4KH-dQrxBfq4glgd0vNuTXsZCYiWOyCh1R8Rrx_do_Pm90kUOr6ze9yaK5FGSAuSqv8HDX4ZqHHd9HavbVLqU1pq-5Qmsqvo9r2sX1MuvKb6vUoeDori0HHIcrgp-lbYH8BwFt68ijUgdN4lJ9qmhN4-t5iwbbaZ73LPmxg43z6cr_NOIxoTGONnnc_2nHDVnKut5fkZJ5yOQK1u-sUNUEC_fS0givFxJJMECMHWGcMx3c1gAIFK_XjI5ZgYe13HoSibX17JedCdl-nOFDQLM4moN_3baiAJkM4xGOxX1XRDFQ9U6yRcc_SXb7w&amp;&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;"></a></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:43:46 +0000 5572 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk William Wragg MP- Putting Stepping Hill Hospital at the top of the agenda https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/william-wragg-mp-putting-stepping-hill-hospital-top-agenda <p>William led a debate in the House of Commons to discuss the current situation in Stepping Hill. He praises the hard work and dedication of hospital staff, particularly in the Emergency Department. He used the opportunity to put pressure on the Government and the NHS to ensure extra resources are available to the hospital to ease winter pressures.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:10:43 +0000 5570 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk William signs Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment https://www.williamwragg.org.uk/news/william-signs-holocaust-educational-trusts-book-commitment <p>This week William Wragg MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment , in doing so pledging his<strong> </strong>commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:20:30 +0000 5569 at https://www.williamwragg.org.uk