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

Welcome

to the May edition of my e-Newsletter.


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


Visited the diligent workers at Port Talbot. It was an honour to meet with some of the hardest working men and women in Britain. I will do everything I can to support them.


I had a positive and constructive meeting with the unions, MPs and UK Steel to discuss government action- all are committed to work together for a long-term, viable solution.


Updated the House of Commons on government action to help find a buyer for Tata Steel's UK operations and to secure a viable future for steel.

Attended an important Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Conference in Brussels to work out a way forward to tackle the problems caused by global steel overproduction.


Visited Tata Steel's Research and Development Centre at the University of Warwick to see the innovative developments in British steel.

Met with a local West Midlands steel company to discuss some of the challenges faced by smaller operators and to see what more we can do to help.


Met with degree apprentices at Manchester Metropolitan University - the inspiring, enthusiastic, digital leaders of the future.


Joined Brain Tumour Research's Wear a Hat Day. Grateful for all their work in life-saving research.

Fantastic to see 37 companies from the Midlands Engine winning Queens Awards for Innovation and International Trade, including Bromsgrove business, Winsted.


Met with my inspiring constituent Rebekah in Parliament for a Juveline Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Reception.


Great to meet Hannah Yellowitz, the new Director of the fabulous Artix Arts Centre in Bromsgrove. Encouraged to hear her impressive plans for our local arts centre.


Inspiring to meet with Dr Waqar Azmi, Chair of Srebrenica UK - and hearing of the incredible work they do to help survivors of the Bosnian War.

Met with the Bromsgrove Economic Development Group to discuss how we can do more to boost local growth and jobs. An important matter for the future of our town.


Great to welcome my constituent Alex for work experience in parliament- thanks for all of your help!

Pleased to report Bromsgrove unemployment remains low at just 1% and youth unemployment is down by 68% since 2010. There is still more to do, but this remains good progress.

Sajid in the Papers

Sajid Javid in Manchester to announce multi-million pound boost to degree apprenticeship opportunities
Thursday, 24 March, 2016
A new multi-million pound fund to increase the number of degree apprenticeships available to young people has been launched.

I’m steeling myself to fight for Tata’s British workers
Sunday, 3 April, 2016
On Friday I had the privilege of meeting some of Britain’s hardest-working men and women.

MP Sajid Javid delivers on democracy at Parkside School
Tuesday, 5th April, 2016
Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid took time out of his busy schedule to visit Parkside School as part of a democracy-themed event.

Business Secretary confirms formal Tata Steel sale process Wednesday, 6 April, 2016
Formal sale process for Tata’s UK operations to begin by Monday 11 April.

Business Secretary and Chair of UK Steel hold first meeting of new joint Steel Council
Thursday, 7 April, 2016
The Business Secretary has brought together industry, unions, UK government and ministers from the devolved administrations to map the steel sector’s long-term future.

Statement by Business Secretary Sajid Javid on the steel sector
Monday, 11 April, 2016
All of us are by now familiar with the perfect storm of factors that has led to the global price of steel collapsing during 2015.

Statement on the sale of Tata Steel's Long Products Europe business to Greybull Capital
Monday, 11 April, 2016
Statement by Business Secretary Sajid Javid.

Sajid Javid: “I’m working hard to save the steel jobs”
Sunday, 17 April, 2016
After a roller-coaster fortnight for British steel firms, Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid and the Secretary of State for Businesss, Industry and Skills, gives an insight into the work being done to save the industry.

MP to meet with health secretary over future of Alex
Tuesday, 19 April, 2016
Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid is meeting with health secretary Jeremy Hunt and the chief executive of NHS Improvement, Jim Mackey about the future of hospitals in the area.

More than 240 British businesses to celebrate Her Majesty's 90th birthday with Queen's Awards
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
Business Secretary names the winners of the Queen's Awards for Enterprise and the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion.

Government outlines details of financial support for Tata Steel UK buyers
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
A package of support worth hundreds of millions of pounds will be made available on commercial terms to potential buyers of Tata Steel UK, the UK and Welsh governments have confirmed today (21 April 2016).

Government pledges to act on employment rules that could be stifling British innovation
Sunday, 24 April, 2016
Business Secretary Sajid Javid announces plans to look into employment rules that could be stifling British entrepreneurship.

Government takes action on tipping practices to secure a fair deal for workers
Sunday, 2 May, 2016
New plans to end unfair tipping practices and increase transparency for consumers and employees have been announced.

Sajid's Weekly Columns




I write a column for the Bromsgrove Advertiser every fortnight and the Bromsgrove Standard once a month.

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By email: 
sajid.javid.mp@parliament.uk

By post: 
Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA

By phone:
01527 872135

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