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Mark Pritchard MP Meets Telford-based Combat Vehicle Manufacturer

Today Mark has held a meeting in Parliament with Peter Hardisty, Managing Director of Telford-based combat vehicle manufacturer RBSL.

RBSL recently won a contract to build 500 Boxer armoured vehicles for the UK Government.  Work on that contract will start later this year.

Government Confirms 93 New Police Officers for West Mercia

The Government has announced the first wave of 20,000 new police recruits.  This includes 93 new police officers for West Mercia Police - our local force here in Shropshire.

The 93 extra police officers will join another 215 new officers being recruited by West Mercia Police this year.

Mark Meets With Health Secretary to Discuss Telford A&E Services

This afternoon Mark met with Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, to discuss new hospital services at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford.

It is good news that A&E will be staying in Telford despite all the local scaremongering.

Mark Welcomes Decision to Keep A&E at Telford

In today's Shropshire Star, Local MP Mark Pritchard gives his thoughts on the decision to keep A&E services at The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford - a decision led by experienced local clinicians and not by government ministers in Westminster.

You can see the full story below:

Mark Pritchard Calls for Support for Shropshire Farmers

Agriculture and farming are vital to Shropshire's economy.

Whether we leave the EU with or without a deal, the Government has guaranteed that Shropshire farmers will continue to receive the same funding as they currently do.