Remembering Jo Cox MP

Last Sunday was sobering. On the same day that the Friends of Up Hatherley Park put on a wonderful ‘Great Get Together’ event to celebrate the memory of murdered MP Jo Cox, the country faced yet another home-grown terrorist attack. This time the target was a mosque in Finsbury Park.

2017 Parliament

“The first rule of politics is to be able to count.” So said Lyndon Johnson, the US President renowned for his skill in getting legislation through Congress.

Improvements to Cheltenham Cancer Care and Funding for A&E

In a world that’s gone election-barmy, it’s vital we don’t lose sight of the day-to-day campaigns that hum away behind the scenes but which really affect lives. This week I’m delighted to report two important developments affecting our local NHS.  

General Election

This is a brave and decisive move by the Prime Minister. Our country needs strong and stable leadership. Only by re-electing Theresa May can that strength and stability be delivered. 

Air Pollution

Parliament is in recess for Easter. It’s fantastic to be back home in Cheltenham, spending time with family and local community groups.

Fair Funding For Our Schools

“Complaining about a problem without proposing a solution is called whining”. So said former US President Teddy Roosevelt.

Chalk to open Cheltenham Spring Jobs Fair

Cheltenham's MP, Alex Chalk, will be opening and supporting the Cheltenham Spring Jobs Fair at 9.30am on Tuesday 4 April.

Full details of the event are listed below:

Tuesday 4th April

10.00am – 13.00pm

Cheltenham Job Centre

Hayward House

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