Welcome to the September 2013 edition of Sajid Javid MP's newsletter.

Welcome

to the September 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.

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Recent Activity

Held my summer public forums for Bromsgrove residents in:

Hagley
Barnt Green
Rubery
Alvechurch
Wythall
Bromsgrove town centre


Presented Zinga restaurant in Aston Fields with their certificate of excellence achieved in the Tiffin Cup competition.

Met the Norton Action Group with District Councillor Mike Webb to discuss the Norton development.
 
Visited the Basement Project's new headquarters in Hanover Street with CEO Dave Morgan and Operations Manager Jackie Hooper and discussed a range of issues with them.

Met Mike Brown, Chief Executive at Bromsgrove District Housing Trust, to discuss matters affecting my constituents.

Started delivery of my "Reporting Back" newsletter around the constituency.
 
Met with the Whitford Voice group to discuss their views and concerns about the proposed housing development.
 
Meet Richard Wilde, Bromsgrove's Methodist Minister, to discuss general issues. 

Attended the official opening of Alvechurch Parish allotmentstoured the site and met plotholders.
 

Sajid in the Papers

Friday, 30 August, 2013
Treasury secretary Sajid Javid said: "The reforms will ensure that remote gambling operators who have UK customers make a fair contribution to the public finances."
Thursday, 29 August, 2013
Section two was on the rising stars who should be given a promotion. Your top ten were, in order: Michael Fallon, Sajid Javid, Liz Triss, Lord Finkelstein, Esther McVey, Dame Neville-Rolfe, Baroness Lane Fox, John Hayes, Gavin Barwell and James Brokenshire.
 
Friday, 23 August, 2013
A Barnt Green Sailing Club has been boosted after receiving Olympic legacy funding from the National Lottery.Friday, 23 August, 2013

Friday, 23 August, 2013
Launching the Conservatives' "Cost of Labour website", Economic Secretary to the Treasury Sajid Javid claimed Labour's plans would "hit hard-working people hard" and lead to an increase in mortgage rates, council tax and other household bills.
 
Friday, 16 August, 2013
Sajid Javid, economic secretary to the Treasury, said: "It is unacceptable that gambling companies can avoid UK taxes by moving offshore, and the government is taking decisive action to ensure this can no longer happen in the future. These reforms will ensure that remote gambling operators who have UK customers make a fair contribution to the public finances."
Saturday, 10 August, 2013
Sajid Javid acknowledged there was "still a long way to go" to repair the damage but echoed Chancellor George Osborne in insisting the economy was "out of intensive care".
Friday, 9 August, 2013
However Tory treasury minister Sajid Javid staunchly defended the campaign, which could be rolled out nationwide. He said: ‘It is a trial and the purpose of the trial is to see what is the result. ‘It is quite right that we are looking at ways to tackle illegal immigration.’


'Tax fugitives' list debate deepens
Friday, 9 August, 2013
A Treasury minister said it was an "unfair assessment" to suggest that the fugitives gallery was more about publicising the government's stance on tax evasion, rather than actually catching people. "We will pursue them relentlessly wherever they are in the world," Economic Secretary Sajid Javid told the BBC.
Friday, 9 August, 2013
Sajid Javid made the comment as more positive economic figures were published, showing that British exports have risen to a record level and the construction sector is growing faster then expected.
Friday, 9 August, 2013
Growing up in Bristol on one of the country’s roughest streets was pretty tough. I lived with my parents and four brothers in a two-bed flat above my dad’s shop.
Thursday, 8 August, 2013
A pair of students organised their own art exhibition to raise awareness of the Holocaust. Woodrush High School pupils Katie Bullock and Nicola Payne, both 17, held the night as part of a project organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust.
 
Wednesday, 7 August, 2013
But MP Sajid Javid, who is also the economic secretary to The Treasury, said: "Stamp Duty makes an important contribution to pay for public services. "It's rightly targeted at the priciest homes. I don't think the thresholds should be changed at this moment in time, but I know the Government keeps all taxes under review to ensure they are having their desired effect."
Wednesday, 7 August, 2013
The government said the Economic Secretary Sajid Javid had held meetings with the major High Street banks, the British Bankers Association, representatives of money service businesses, as well as financial regulators, to discuss the provision of remittance services.

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 - Charitable Donations, 21 August 2013
Advertiser - Cutting Crime, 07 August 2013
Advertiser - EU Referendum, 17 July 2013
Advertiser - Spending Round, 03 July 2013

Standard - Economic Recovery, 23 August 2013
Standard - Home Ownership, 26 July 2013


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sajid.javid.mp@parliament.uk

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01527 872135

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