Post Tagged with: "Boris Johnson"

Crewe & Nantwich MP attends Prime Minister’s “devolution a disaster” meeting

Crewe & Nantwich MP attends Prime Minister’s “devolution a disaster” meeting

The Crewe & Nantwich MP says Boris Johnson has pledged to support a northern recovery plan, during a meeting in which he is reported as saying “devolution was a disaster” in Scotland.

The Prime Minister met with Dr Kieran Mullan and other Tory MPs from northern constituencies on a Zoom call yesterday to discuss a “levelling up” agenda.

November 17, 2020
MP Kieran Mullan meets Prime Minister over new Leighton Hospital

MP Kieran Mullan meets Prime Minister over new Leighton Hospital

Crewe & Nantwich MP Kieran Mullan says he has lobbied Prime Minister Boris Johnson to put the case for a new Leighton Hospital.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recently unveiled its plans to replace 85% of the current site in Crewe.

November 15, 2020
READER’S LETTER: It’s to end the lockdowns, Boris

READER’S LETTER: It’s to end the lockdowns, Boris

Dear Editor,

It is time to end the lockdowns.

Anyone who wishes to isolate, whether because they are vulnerable or for other reasons, should be supported in doing so safely.

October 15, 2020
Cheshire boroughs placed in “high alert” Coronavirus areas by Government

Cheshire boroughs placed in “high alert” Coronavirus areas by Government

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Both Cheshire’s councils have been named as “high alert” areas on the government’s new coronavirus ranking.

The news was confirmed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a statement to the House of Commons this afternoon.

October 12, 2020
READER’S LETTER: “Dump the EU Withdrawal Treaty, Boris”

READER’S LETTER: “Dump the EU Withdrawal Treaty, Boris”

Dear Editor,
Boris is being criticised for threatening to ditch part of the Withdrawal Treaty with the EU.

My only criticism is that he is not planning to bin the entire Withdrawal Treaty and not going for ‘NoDeal’
with the EU.

September 23, 2020
Cheshire East Council seeks clarity over use of COVID-secure marshals

Cheshire East Council seeks clarity over use of COVID-secure marshals

Cheshire East Council is unlikely to employ Boris Johnson’s Covid-secure “marshals” unless they are fully funded by Whitehall, says the authority.

The Prime Minister said last week that the so-called marshals would be used in towns and cities across the UK to help enforce the new ‘rule of six’ social distancing restrictions.

September 14, 2020
HS2 Ltd announces “formal” start of construction of railway

HS2 Ltd announces “formal” start of construction of railway

HS2 Ltd has today announced the formal start of construction on the project which will eventually connect South Cheshire to London in under an hour.

It follows the announcement in April when Department for Transport gave approval for HS2 Ltd to issue Notice to Proceed to the four Main Works Civils Contractors working on the project.

September 4, 2020
Chester Zoo to be allowed to reopen from Monday

Chester Zoo to be allowed to reopen from Monday

Chester Zoo will be allowed to re-open from Monday, it emerged tonight.

It follows a high profile campaign from the zoo, local politicians and thousands of supporters and visitors who signed a petition.

June 9, 2020
Wistaston’s famous garden gnomes welcome Boris Johnson the Elf!

Wistaston’s famous garden gnomes welcome Boris Johnson the Elf!

By Jonathan White
Wistaston’s famous garden gnomes have welcomed a new guest – an Elf called Boris full of hot air!

Villager Laurence Perry, who runs and maintains the gnome collection in and around his Westfield Drive home, decided to introduce a new centre-piece.

May 23, 2020
EDITOR’S LETTER: Independent news providers receive ZERO Govt support

EDITOR’S LETTER: Independent news providers receive ZERO Govt support

Dear Reader,

It has been more than six weeks since Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced lockdown measures and still there has been no package of support for your community news site.

May 12, 2020
South Cheshire Chamber welcomes Government HS2 decision

South Cheshire Chamber welcomes Government HS2 decision

South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce members have welcomed the Government’s green light today for HS2 to go ahead.

They hailed the Government’s backing for HS2 as a victory for key employers who have long supported the campaign.

February 11, 2020
MP Laura Smith “disappointed” at HS2 review announcement

MP Laura Smith “disappointed” at HS2 review announcement

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith says she is “deeply disappointed” at the announcement there will be an independent review into HS2.

The review will consider a range of options, including only building Phase 1.

August 23, 2019
Beechmere aftermath

MP Laura Smith urges building regulations review after Beechmere fire

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith MP is calling on building regulations to be reviewed after the devastating blaze which ripped through the Beechmere residential complex.

August 13, 2019