In response to Rolls-Royces Half Year results, published on 6th August, which showed improved performance, I am urging Rolls-Roye to not forget about workers at the two Rolls-Royce sites in Barnoldswick.
I want to encourage good causes in Pendle to apply for a share of funding pot worth over £3 million which has been raised by players of People's Postcode Lottery to support projects helping local people.
On Tuesday 16th July the monthly Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Question Time took place in the House of Commons. This monthly question time allows MP's to raise questions with all the Ministers within the department.
Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed the award of a £1.2 million grant for domestic abuse charity Refuge to provide a 24/7 free helpline for victims of domestic abuse, saying it will help those in Pendle suffering abusive relationships.
Pendle MP, Andrew Stephenson, has raised concerns about the lack of enforcement on McDermott Homes following a number of planning law breaches. McDermott is building 82 houses on The Lower Rough off Windemere Avenue, Colne.
Pendle MP, Andrew Stephenson, has welcomed the reinstatement of a direct bus service between Earby and Skipton. Earby has been without a direct Skipton service for approximately 2 years following changes to the timetable by Transdev.