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


to the May 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

Deputised for the Chancellor at ECOFIN in Brussels, a meeting of all the Finance Ministers from across the EU.

Contributed a piece to David Amess MP’s The Party of Opportunity pamphlet.

Held one of my regular Street Surgeries in Bromsgrove town centre, also attended by local District Councillors Rod Laight and Jonathan Boulter, Allan Venables, Bromsgrove Conservative Association Chairman Mark Jones and his wife Claire, and Bromsgrove’s own West Midlands MEP candidate Alex Avern.

Joined the ‘'Wear it PINK for Libby Day’ to mark what would have been the first birthday of Libby Mae Sharratt  and to celebrate the success of the charity that her parents, Richard and Charlotte, set up in her memory, Libby Mae’s Little Angels.

Met Clent Parish Council's Ruth Mullet, Caroline Howard and Nick Sugden, along with 12 members of their Youth Council, in Westminster to discuss local and national politics. 

Joined the Prime Minister to launch the Royal British Legion’s poppy planting campaign by planting poppy seeds with schoolchildren in the Number 10 garden.

Joined the panel on BBC One's Question Time to debate housing supply, university tuition fees, Northern Ireland and the economy.

Appointed by the Queen, on advice of the Prime Minister, as Secretary of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport


Sajid in the Papers

Read all about it – three centuries of newspapers on show
Monday, 28 April, 2014
Sajid Javid, the new secretary of state for culture, media and sport, will open the library’s newsroom on Monday – first new reading room to be opened in a decade.

Lottery rebate to support international growth
Monday, 28 April, 2014
Culture Secretary Sajid Javid said: “…cultural diplomacy can build trust and relationships with other countries, helping to drive trade and investment. This export fund of £18 million will help promote our unique talent on the international stage…”

British Library archive with 750 million newspaper and magazine pages to open today
Monday, 28 April, 2014
The newsroom, complete with a new reading room and research space for the BL's news collections in St Pancras (above: Reuters), North London, is being opened tonight by Culture Secretary Sajid Javid.

Saturday, 26 April, 2014
The fall of a culture secretary is not always big news. The resignation of Maria Miller was, however, because she was sitting on some important unresolved questions. 

‘Our press is the world’s best — it is fearless and without favour’
Saturday, 26 April, 2014
This week, Sajid Javid has been to the Matisse show at Tate Modern and visited the National Gallery, Tate Britain, the British Museum, the British Library and the Government Art Collection, as well as seeing Hamlet at the Globe Theatre to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday. 
Sunday, 20 April, 2014
Recently-appointed culture secretary Sajid Javid said the portrait would help to support the aims of the campaign, which he said was to "showcase everything that is great about the UK to an international audience".
Thursday, 3 April, 2014
Plans to change the face of Clent Community and Social Club received a real shot in the arm this week following a visit from Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid.



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 - Constituency Activity, 30 April 2014
Advertiser - Tax Cuts, 16 April 2014
Advertiser - Budget 2014, 02 April 2014
Advertiser - Apprenticeships, 19 March 2014
Advertiser - Flooding, 05 March 2014

Standard - Economy, 04 April 2014


Contact Sajid

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House of Commons
18 High Street
B61 8HQ

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020 7219 7027
01527 872135

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