Welcome to the April 2014 edition of Sajid Javid MP's newsletter.



to the April 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.



Helped prepare the Budget as part of the Treasury team, and spoke in the House of Commons on the provisions relating to my duties as Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Interviewed on
BBC Hereford & Worcester’s Drive Time show about the economy challenges facing the UK and how to further strengthen the recovery.
Visited Mount Pleasant School Farm, an educational facility that provides real-life learning outside the classroom.
Met the Chief Executive of the Canal & River Trust and Chair of the Severn Waterways Partnership to discuss local works, including that underway on the Tardebigge locks. 
Joined ‘Garden Re-Leaf Day’ at Burcot Garden Centre and took part in their fundraising activities in aid of Acorns Hospice.

Visited Neale’s Needles stall and spoke to owner, Kim Neale, about the challenges facing small business owners.
Held a Street Surgery in Alvechurch also attended by local District Councillor Richard Deeming – I hold these meetings regularly throughout Bromsgrove, so if you see me please do stop and chat!
Met Sally Meredith at The Lounge in Alvechurch, which recently celebrated its first three years of business.
Held my regular Advice Surgeries for constituents in my office - if you would like to make an appointment, please just get in touch
Visited The Coppice Primary School with local District Councillor Mark Bullivant and spoke to pupils' parents about parking and traffic.
Held a Street Surgery in Wythall attended by local District Councillors Pat Harrison, Jon BoulterRoy Clarke and Mark Bullivant.
Visited Clent Community Social Club to hear their plans for the future of the club and enhancing its facilities and to learn more about their grant application.
Participated in BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions?,broadcast from Birmingham University, and debated issues including Ukraine, and pension reforms.  
Spoke at a meeting for small businesses at Grafton Manor attended by over 20 local businesses.
Lickey Hills Primary School to meet teachers Dean Spittall and Jenny Hall and speak to Year 6 pupils about democracy.
Attended a meeting in Westminster to launch the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership’s Strategic Economic Plan.
Met Charlotte and Richard Sharratt, founders of Libby Mae’s Little Angels, a fantastic charity they set up after the tragic loss of their daughter, Libby Mae, aged only two weeks. 

Sajid in the Papers

Sunday, 30 March, 2014
Javid’s father lived what Michael Howard called the “British dream“, coming to Britain from Bangladesh with £5 to his name then working day and night to give his family better chance than he had.
Sunday, 30 March, 2014
Ice cool Tory MP Sajid Javid does not seem the romantic type. Number crunching is his skill. When his comprehensive school head tried to ban him from taking O-level maths, he kicked up a fuss – and passed with flying colours. It paid off.
Saturday, 29 March, 2014
“If we’re one of the first countries to create a safer, more modern banking system with risks in the right place, then that is a positive for the economy and for our competitive position,” says Sajid Javid, Britain’s Finance Secretary, the minister responsible for financial regulation.
Thursday, 27 March, 2014
Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid said: “This extra funding for schools in Bromsgrove and throughout Worcestershire is great news, but there is more to be done to make the national schools funding process fairer.”
Wednesday, 26 March, 2014
Sajid Javid, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, added: “New technology has the potential to deliver real benefits for customers. That is why we’re creating a new payments regulator and why we are consulting on speeding up the cheque clearing process."
Tuesday, 25 March, 2014
New figures show that inflation fell to a four-year low of 1.7 per cent last month, helped by lower petrol prices.
Monday, 17 March, 2014
Tory MP Sajid Javid said: ‘It’s the same old Labour – offering no economic plan, just more spending, more borrowing and more taxes.’
Wednesday, 12 March, 2014
Sajid Javid, a junior finance minister, said on Wednesday that the FCA, launched in April 2013 to shake up supervision found wanting in the 2007-09 financial crisis, has a clear mandate to stop inappropriate behaviour.

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 - Apprenticeships, 19 March 2014
Advertiser - Flooding, 05 March 2014
Advertiser - Illegal Immigration, 19 February 2014
Advertiser - Small Businesses, 05 February 2014


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B61 8HQ

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01527 872135

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