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


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Recent Activity

Attended the Armed Forces Day event held at Bromsgrove District Council House to pay tribute to our courageous troops, past and present.

Met Chris Bird, of Bromsgrove-based Bird’s Brewery, in Parliament to enjoy a pint of his special brew, ‘Sajid’s Choice’, which was the guest beer in the House of Commons’ Strangers’ Bar.
Met with the leader and the chief executive of Worcestershire County Council to discuss regional matters affecting Worcestershire.

Visited Burcot Garden Centre and met director, Neil Gow, for a tour and a discussion about the business and its well-deserved recent award.

Visited Hagley Primary School and met Chinese exchange students.

Met up with Year 4 pupils from Lickey End First School in Westminster to talk about my role as Bromsgrove’s MP and answer their questions.

Visited Oakland International, a thriving local company specialising in food distribution, and had the honour of meeting The Princess Royal, who was there to launch The Oakland Foundation, which helps underprivileged children in Bromsgrove and Redditch. 

Visited the area around Green Lane and met BDHT chief executive Mike Brown and project manager Barry Stevens to discuss flooding and my constituents’ concerns.

Met with the leader and the chief executive of Bromsgrove District Council to discuss local issues and the views of my constituents.

Visited Clent Primary School and met pupils taking part in the 'Heartstart' initiative, which teaches children simple Emergency Life
Support skills to help them know what to do in a life-threatening emergency.

Popped in to Plaza Coffee in Bromsgrove town centre to meet owner and discuss the concerns of a local business owner.
Visited new small enterprise company CA Fabrications Ltd, a metal fabricator based in Bromsgrove, and met owner Stewart Ruff.

Joined the Parade on the Court Leet’s Fair Day and visited the many charity stalls, especially those selling cakes!


Sajid in the Papers

Monday, 24 June, 2013
A special service was held at Bromsgrove Council House today (Monday) to count down to Armed Forces Day.

Brownfield allowance supports £300m investment by cnr international
Wednesday, 12 June, 2013
Sajid Javid MP, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, said: “This is very positive news and demonstrates how the Government’s package of changes to the oil and natural gas tax regime, including the introduction of Brownfield Allowances, is stimulating significant investment, supporting jobs, delivering revenue for taxpayers and helping ensure we make the most of this valuable national asset."

Credit unions to take on payday lenders with higher cap on rates
Wednesday, 12 June, 2013
Sajid Javid, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, said: "Allowing the maximum rate of interest to increase will help credit unions to become more stable and allow them offer more reliable, affordable credit to consumer who may have to resort to more expensive means."
State pension cap planned by Labour, Ed Balls says
Monday, 10 June, 2013
Treasury Minister Sajid Javid said: "Now we know when Labour say they want to cut welfare, what they actually mean is cut the basic state pension."

Work underway on new Bromsgrove war memorial
Thursday, 6 June, 2013
Work has begun on Bromsgrove’s new war memorial which will take pride of place in Crown Close to honour all those who have served or are serving in the British Armed Forces.

Work begins on Bromsgrove's new all-embracing war memorial
Wednesday, 5 June, 2013
Bromsgrove's MP has cut the first turf to mark the start of work on an all-embracing war memorial for the town.

Bromsgrove brewery creates special beer for duty-cutting MP
Wednesday, 5 June, 2013
A Bromsgrove brewery has thanked town MP Sajid Javid for his part in abolishing the controversial beer duty escalator by naming an ale after him.

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):

Town centre regeneration, 19 June 2013
Advertiser - Armed Forces Day, 05 June 2013
Advertiser - Queen's Speech, 22 May 2013
Advertiser - Economy, welfare and immigration, 08 May 2013

Standard - Armed Forces, 31 May 2013


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House of Commons
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B61 8HQ

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020 7219 7027
01527 872135

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