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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:

Wrekin MP Mark Pritchard Backs Boris' New Brexit Deal

Mark agrees with the Prime Minister's approach to Brexit.  We need a new deal or no deal - but no more delays.‬

‪We must get Brexit done so the country can move on and focus on the cost of living, the NHS and other domestic priorities.‬

‪#GetBrexitDone

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.

Great Jobs News for The Wrekin!

The total number of people claiming unemployment benefits in The Wrekin constituency has fallen to 1,105.

Go back 10 years and almost twice as many people in this area were out of work.

Mark calls on the Prime Minister to deliver Brexit without further delay

Yesterday in the House of Commons I asked the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to do everything in his power to deliver Brexit without further delay.

A clear majority of Shropshire residents who voted in the 2016 referendum chose 'Leave' and their wishes must be respected.

New CT Scanner for Princess Royal Hospital

By the end of this year The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford will have a new CT scanner - part of a new £32 million investment in Shropshire hospitals.

Same Day MRI Scans for Stroke Patients at Princess Royal Hospital

Patients showing symptoms of a mini-stroke will now be offered a same day MRI scan at The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford to prevent further strokes.

It's great to see extra NHS funding reaching frontline services to improve patient care here in Shropshire.