Welcome to the June 2014 edition of Sajid Javid MP's newsletterJune


to the June edition of my e-newsletter. I always welcome your comments, thoughts and feedback, so please do not hesitate to get in touch with me or to forward this newsletter to anyone else who you think might like to see it.

Recent Activity

Officially opened the Coppice Primary School’s new extension with District Councillors Mark Bullivant and Roy Clarke.
Held my regular meeting with Kevin Dicks, Chief Executive of Bromsgrove District Council, and Councillor Margaret Sherrey, the new Leader of BDC.
Visited Bromsgrove Sporting Football Club and met John Teece, Chairman, and other staff members to tour the grounds and stadium.
Met Sally Oldaker for an interview for Alvechurch’s The Village magazine.

Held my regular advice surgeries for Bromsgrove residents – if you would like an appointment, please just get in touch.
Visited the recently opened Cafe Morso in Alvechurch.

Spoke at the Asian Business Awards dinner in Edgbaston.
Held a Street Surgery in Bromsgrove High Steet also attended by District Councillor Chris Scurrell and County Councillor Kit Taylor.
Visited Brook Court retirement/sheltered housing for afternoon tea with residents to celebrate its tenth anniversary, met
Kathy McKenzie, Chairman of the Board and resident owner, also attended by County Councillor Anthony Blagg and Reverend Christine Hopzapfel of St Godwald's Church.
Attended the opening night of Khandan, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s new play, at The Studio in the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Held a Street Surgery in Alvechurch also attended by District Councillor June Griffiths

Met Graham Mackenzie, Chairman of the Bromsgrove Festival Committee, TC Peppercorn, Festival Co-ordinator, and Bob Bignell, Chairman of Bromsgrove Arts Alive, to discuss this year’s Bromsgrove Festival.
Spoke at a careers development meeting hosted by Energy & Utility Skills and met head teachers and careers advisers who were there to learn how to enhance links between schools and businesses. 

Sajid in the Papers

Wednesday, 28 May, 2014
Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Equalities, said: "The creation of jobs, such as the ones being announced by BT today, is one of the many benefits associated with the roll-out of superfast broadband."
Friday, 23 May, 2014
“When it comes to immigration, people who come to Britain and settle should respect the way of life here and that includes trying to learn English. I have met people who settled here 50 years ago, still cannot speak English and won’t even try."
Friday, 23 May, 2014
Sajid Javid MP took a tour of the Talbot Road ground last week to see LCC-led development of the area, which resulted in a new Tesco supermarket, Stretford Sports Village and the redevelopment of the ground itself.
Wednesday, 21 May, 2014
Culture Secretary Sajid Javid said: "The winners of these awards are innovative partnerships that are not only inspiring cultural success, but unlocking the huge economic potential of the UK’s art and culture sectors too. These winning partnerships are shining examples of the success that arts and business collaborations can bring to projects across the country."
Monday, 19 May, 2014
Migrants to Britain should be able to speak English and ‘respect its laws and culture’, the UK’s most senior Asian politician has said. Culture Secretary Sajid Javid insisted it was not good enough for migrants to live in the UK for up to 50 years without being able to speak English.
Thursday, 8 May, 2014
Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid has condemned insulting changes to Wikipedia pages for the Hillsborough tragedy which were made from Government computers.
Tuesday, 6 May, 2014
Mr Javid said: "This book serves a very important purpose; to help children come to terms with a difficult subject matter. I was delighted to help Helen in getting it on our library shelves. I hope it proves both educational and a comfort to all those who read it."
Friday, 2 May, 2014
Sajid Javid responded to the criticism from opposition MPs by reiterating that the government intended to play no further role in the debate about press regulation and would instead allow the newspaper industry to push ahead with its own oversight body.

Sajid's Columns

Sajid has a column published fortnightly in the Bromsgrove Advertiser and monthly in the Bromsgrove Standard.

The most recent columns can be viewed by clicking on the links below (and the archive of past columns can be found online by clicking here):

Advertiser - Local Elections, 28 May 2014
Advertiser - Apprenticeships, 14 May 2014
Advertiser - Constituency Activity, 30 April 2014
Advertiser - Tax Cuts, 16 April 2014
Advertiser - Budget 2014, 02 April 2014

Standard - Education, 30 May 2014
Standard - Economy, 04 April 2014


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House of Commons
18 High Street
B61 8HQ

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01527 872135

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