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


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.

Recent Activity

Joined world leaders and members of the Royal Family for First World War Memorial Services in Glasgow and St Symphorien.

Placed a poppy at Alvechurch War Memorial and remembered those in Bromsgrove whose lives were changed at the outbreak of World War One.

Met with the CEO of Primrose Hospice, Helen Garfield.

Visited traveller’s encampment sites in Bromsgrove and Alvechurch to see the damage for myself. Held discussions with police, residents and other Government Ministers to find a lasting solution.

Held my Summer Public Meetings in Alvechurch, Clent, Wythall, Barnt Green, Rubery and Bromsgrove.

Met with the Chair of Bromsgrove Hockey Club to discuss their grant funding success and plans to build a new hockey pitch.

Visited the new combined Police and Fire Station, Worcester.

Opened the restored Wiggin Memorial Alvechurch and watched Alvechurch Lions Juniors charity match to raise money for Birmingham Children's Hospital.

Attended Barnt Green Waters U25s National Enterprise Sailing Championships and discussed plans for new facilities following National Lottery Funding.

Delivered my Summer Newsletter across the constituency. 

Sajid in the Papers

Rona Fairhead confirmed by culture secretary as chair of BBC Trust
Sunday, 31 August, 2014
Sajid Javid said former FT chief and non-executive director of HSBC will be first woman in charge of overseeing corporation.

Bedford war memorial to become Grade II listed to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War
Friday, 29th August, 2014
BEDFORD's war memorial has been chosen as one of 500 monuments to be given Grade II listed status over the next year.

Call for review of Alexandra Hospital downgrade plan
Thursday, 21st August, 2014
Three MPs have called on health bosses in Worcestershire to hold a fresh review of plans to downgrade services at Redditch's Alexandra Hospital.

Online retailers to reap £740m as superfast fibre broadband rolls out across UK
Monday, 11 August, 2014
Superfast broadband is set to support Britain’s online retailers by boosting sales by as much as £740m a year, according to research carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).

One million UK properties on 'superfast broadband' after investment
Friday, 8 August, 2014
The UK's culture secretary has said that more than a million properties now have access to "superfast broadband speeds" as a result of a government-backed rollout of the tech.

Superfast broadband subsidies reach 1m rural homes and businesses
Friday, 8 August, 2014
More than 1m rural homes and business now have access to superfast broadband as a result of a controversial £1.2bn subsidy programme, the Government has revealed.

UK broadband link-up back on schedule, says minister
Friday, 8 August, 2014
The government has said its efforts to provide internet to remote parts of the UK are back on track, after a difficult start to its £1.7bn.

Labour will leave Britain £500 BILLION worse off if put into power, warns Sajid Javid
Wednesday, 6 August, 2014
LABOUR would leave Britain £500 billion worse off if Ed Miliband is elected as Prime Minister next year, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid warned today.

'My bus driver dad taught me the value of money': Cabinet minister Sajid Javid recalls his immigrant father to attack Labour
Wednesday, 6 August, 2014
Tory Cabinet minister Sajid Javid today revealed how his immigrant bus driving father taught him the value of money, as he launched an attack on Labour's tax and spending plans.

Sajid Javid: Labour isn't up to managing the economy
Wednesday, 6 August, 2014
Cutting the deficit is not just an economic exercise. It’s a moral task that Labour just aren’t up to.

Save the Alex campaigners launch petition for Brum option to be looked at
Wednesday, 6 August, 2014
A PETITION has been launched calling for a repeat of the clinical review into the options for the Alexandra Hospital.

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 - Summer Activity, 20th August 2014
Advertiser - New Growth Deal, 6 August 2014

Standard - Traveller Sites, 29 August 2014
Standard - Bromsgrove Festival, 25 July 2014



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