Diary, Work »

[31 Mar 2014]

Upcoming dates the Banbury and Bicester Job Clubs can be found here.

Cuttings, Diary »

[28 Mar 2014]
The Oxford Times: New cancer support centre opens doors in Launton

Cancer support and therapy centre, The Hummingbird, officially opens today.

Work »

[24 Mar 2014]
MP intervenes during urgent question on inherited social housing tenancies

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): Is it not a fact that we inherited more than 1,000 pages of regulations on housing benefit and that there would inevitably be some lacunae while we sought to simplify the system? The real question, which still has not been answered, is why Labour wants to treat people on housing benefit in the social rented sector differently from those on housing benefit in the private rented sector. We still have not had an explanation for that.

Work »

[24 Mar 2014]
Baldry raises compensation question during HS2 statement

Sir Tony Baldry (Banbury) (Con): My right hon. Friend will clearly come to the House in due course with a statement on compensation. Will he give an undertaking that during the proceedings on the hybrid Bill he and ministerial colleagues in the Treasury will be willing to listen to suggestions on how the compensation scheme can be further refined, improved and targeted?

Work »

[19 Mar 2014]
Budget 2014: Helpful summary

This Budget is part of the Government’s long-term economic plan to give economic security to the families of Britain. The single biggest risk would be to abandon the plan and listen to Labour’s calls to borrow more, spend more and put up taxes. That would put families’ economic security at risk.