Local MPs have been making statements and paying tributes to Jo Cox, the Labour MP who was murdered yesterday.
Slough MP and Thames Valley Police act to avoid a repeat of last year’s Black Friday shopping madness
Thames Valley Police is issuing advice to encourage people to think about security and safety while shopping to prevent a repeat of the scenes seen during last year’s Black Friday’s sales in Slough. Meanwhile MP Fiona MacTaggart has pleaded for shoppers to be considerate to store staff and intervene if they see someone abusing them.
Slough MP Fiona Mactaggart has accepted an invitation to address the next meeting of the Langley Neighbourhood Forum on Tuesday October 6. The meeting will be dedicated to the ‘Impacts of proposed developments upon Langley’.
Slough’s local MP Fiona Mactaggart will open an free event to celebrate International Women’s Day on Saturday.
Fiona Mactaggart has called for Slough to be given a fairer share the prosperity that Heathrow expansion could bring, suggesting it is “time for Hillingdon’s unmitigated growth to come to an end”. The Slough MP has also said threatened to go back to landfill if Grundon’s Colnbrook incinerator is not rebuilt.
Mactaggart stands up for Colnbrook residents as protest groups clash during Airports Commission hearings
Slough’s MP stood up for Colnbrook residents at Wednesday’s evidence-gathering hearing of the Davies Commission. Fiona MacTaggart said Adam Afriyie should have been invited, and insisted Slough wasn’t getting a fair deal from the Third Runway proponents.
The Slough Express has published contrasting seasonal messages from local leaders on different sides of the political spectrum. But all express their gratitude to a “generosity of spirit”, community mindedness, and hard working councillors and active residents.
Fiona Mactaggart told Parliament on Wednesday that austerity is causing fights over discounted items at Slough Tescos.
The MP for Hayes and Harlington called David Cameron a ‘liar’ over a third runway at Heathrow yesterday, while his colleague the MP for Brentford & Isleworth warns against Heathrow expansion in an article published today.
Slough’s MP Fiona Mactaggart shrugged off a ‘political coup’ this week, winning reselection as the Labour candidate for Slough in the 2015 General Election.
Fiona McTaggart has insisted she has challenged the Government for more effective action on air pollution, following the publication of alarming figures last week.