Local News

MP welcomes fall in Rugby unemployment

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey has welcomed figures out today that highlight a fall in unemployment benefit claimants across the country, with particularly good figures for Warwickshire.

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey questions the government on its plans for Ansty

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey has written to Minister of State for Business and Enterprise, Mark Prisk, concerning the Government’s plans for the future of the Ansty Science and Technology Park, currently in the ownership of Regional Development Agency, Advantage West Midlands.

Environment Secretary praises Brandon Wood

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey has questioned the Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman on the government’s plans for more community-run woodlands and forests. 

Home Secretary congratulates police specials in Rugby

Taking part in the Police specials campaign to target the sale of alcohol to young people, Rugby MP Mark Pawsey recently accompanied officers to local off licenses and supermarkets, handing out stickers and ultra violet pens to encourage premises to mark their alcohol. 

Rugby MP debates electoral reform

On Thursday 28th April local MP Mark Pawsey spoke at a debate held at St Andrew’s Church, Rugby to consider the referendum on the Alternative Vote due to take place this coming Thursday 5th May.