Welcome to the July 2016 edition of Sajid Javid MP's newsletter.


to the July edition of my e-Newsletter.

I would like to begin with a dedication to Jo Cox MP. The tragic loss of our parliamentary colleague has broken the hearts of her family, a town, the nation. Jo was assassinated whilst serving those people she fought so hard to stand up for. When I say fought, it seems that Jo had a very different approach to this than we so often see. Jo fought for unity. She recognised and cherished that we have more in common than that which divides us.

Yet through the darkness of sorrow, Jo’s star has shone out to us all. Jo has brought us together in a very special moment of national unity. In Bromsgrove and across the country, we must live out the message that Jo made so clear to us. In unity we are stronger, in unity we defy evil, and in unity we can bring change for the better.

It's important for me to hear your comments, thoughts, and feedback, so please don't hesitate to contact me. 
Recent Activity

Honoured to open The Norton Museum in Bromsgrove - a magnificent window into our past. I had the privilege of opening many collections and exhibitions when I was Culture Secretary. But, none of them filled me with as much pride as opening this museum. The kids loved it!

Congratulations to Bromsgrove Cricket, Hockey & Tennis Club on your fabulous new pitch!

Marked the return of British Steel in Scunthorpe. A landmark day, proving there is a bright future for UK steelmaking.

I met with Tata Representatives in Mumbai to discuss the steel sales process. There are several credible bidders in play. I am determined to keep the momentum and find the right buyer. I also attended a very productive Steel Council Meeting to ensure a long-term sustainable future for the UK.

Great to open the new £1.3 million fludlit 3G all-weather pitch and pavilion at South Bromsgrove High. 

Looking forward to working with the new Midland's Engine Chair Sir John Peace to help create more local jobs.

Great to address the Centre for Social Justice at a Responsible Business reception. Businesses don't have to choose between being ethical and being successful. 

Encouraging to see our hardworking West Mercia Police in action in Wythall for Operation Roland. Keeping our roads safer.

Right and fitting to hear that the brilliant work of Primrose Hospice in Bromsgrove is the "People's Choice" at the 2016 Royal Horticultural Society Malvern Show.

Visited Lizzies Farm in Lydiate Ash. Great day out for the whole family.

Pleased to launch the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship to make sure MPs hear the views of enterprise loud and clear.

Met with Jeremy Hunt regarding the Alexandra Hospital. He agrees that we need approved plans put in place swiftly.

Had a useful discussion with Chris Tidman, CEO of NHS Worcestershire on local healthcare in Bromsgrove.

Great turnout at the 2016 International Festival of Business to hear about my vision for the future of manufacturing. I look forward to exploring trade and investment opportunities for UK companies.

Honoured to open the Woodrush Community Hub in Wythall. Brilliant centre for our community to come together.

Congratulations to NewStarts on their 10th Anniversary. A fantastic local charity we are all so proud of. 
Finally, there is a 72% fall in Bromsgrove youth unemployment since 2010 - now 1.7%. Good news for young people. I will keep doing more to bring this down further.

Sajid in the Papers

Government considering plans to make 7 day switching a reality across more markets
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016
The government plans to make switching providers quicker and easier across a range of sectors.

UK steel industry: update, May 2016
Thursday, 26 May, 2016
Statement on the steel industry by Secretary of State for Business Sajid Javid.

Bromsgrove museum reopened after eight years
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016
Flocks of visitors fled to the Norton Collection Museum at its grand opening this weekend to catch a first glimpse of the new collections.

Business Secretary welcomes appointment of Burberry Chair to lead Midlands Engine
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Sir John Peace has been appointed to be the new Chair of the Midlands Engine.

Young Bromsgrove diabetes champion Rebekah addresses the Commons, thanks to MP Sajid Javid
Thursday, 2 June, 2016
A Bromsgrove girl with type one diabetes was given the chance to address Parliament about the condition, thanks to MP Sajid Javid.

Sajid Javid launches all-party parliamentary group for entrepreneurship
Monday, 6 June, 2016
The group will focus on four key policy areas: enterprise education, exporting, tax reform and female founders.

Brexit could cost £34.4bn in 'export tax', warn Javid and Mandelson
Tuesday, 7 June, 2016
British firms could face a £34.4 billion "export tax" on trade with the European Union if the country votes to Leave, Business Secretary Sajid Javid has warned.

Second meeting of the joint Steel Council
Wednesday, 8 June, 2016
Plans to undertake new research into future market opportunities for UK steel were agreed today at the second meeting of the Steel Council.

MP stands up for residents over Perryfields plans
Thursday, 9 June, 2016
MP for Bromsgrove Sajid Javid has written to Bromsgrove District Council Planning to voice the concerns of his constituents over plans to build 1,300 homes off Perryfields Road.

Speaker's Internship Opportunity
Friday, 10 June, 2016
Sajid Javid is recruiting for a paid intern in his Westminster parliamentary office starting in September.

MPs in talks with Health Secretary
Friday, 10 June, 2016
MPs have met with Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt following fears Redditch's Alexandra Hospital is set to be downgraded.

Bromsgrove MP backs residents in Perryfields homes fight as deadline for comments is extended
Friday, 10 June, 2016
The storm of public opinion on the Bromsgrove District Council website objecting to a planning application for 1,300 houses in Perryfields has been backed by Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid who has written to the council about the issue.

MP Sajid Javid celebrates success of Bromsgrove business
Monday, 13 June, 2016
MP Sajid Javid was given a behind the scenes tour of a Bromsgrove businesses last week, following its move to a larger premises in February.

International Festival of Business: Blue Skies and the future of manufacturing
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016
Business Secretary Sajid Javid discusses the importance of innovation in British industry.

Bromsgrove MP pays his respects to MP Jo Cox after shooting
Friday, 17 June, 2016
Sajid Javid pays tribute to Jo Cox MP who lost her life after a brutal attack.

From the Northern Powerhouse to global trade
Monday, 20 June, 2016
Sajid Javid explains how exporting can help small businesses.

Today’s challenges are tomorrow’s opportunities
Sunday, 26 June, 2016
Together, we will make Brexit work for British business.

MP Sajid Javid meets with Post Office Ltd to debate High Street branch closure
Monday, 27 June, 2016
MP Sajid Javid met with representatives from Post Office Ltd last week, to discuss the franchising of Bromsgrove's High Street branch.

Business Secretary to chair Business Roundtable
Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
Business Secretary Sajid Javid will today chair the first meeting of Britain’s business leaders since the EU Referendum.

EU referendum result: update on support for business
Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
Statement made by Business Secretary Sajid Javid following a roundtable with Britain’s business leaders.

MP holds talk with Post Office
Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
MP holds talk with Post Office bosses over future of Bromsgrove’s High Street branch.

Sajid Javid's speech to the SMMT International Automotive Summit 2016
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016
Speech by Business Secretary Sajid Javid to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders International Automotive Summit.

Business Secretary to chair government group focused on business engagement following referendum
Thursday, 30 June, 2016
A new business engagement inter-ministerial group bringing together ministers from across government has been established.

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