A ‘blog’ is short for ‘weblog’ that is defined as: “a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.”
There are currently two blogs available on Rachel’s website.
Rachel’s Blog is where Rachel Maclean MP will write informal and conversational style articles to convey ideas or information in a more accessible way. Rachel’s blog includes updates from Westminster in a diary style, along with updates from Rachel’s work in the constituency.
Rachel’s Guest Blog
From time-to-time Rachel will ask guests to write a piece for her website, which will be published as a guest blog post. This allows Rachel’s constituents to hear from other MPs, or directly from Government ministers and others in the community on a wide range of issues.
The Budget prioritises helping working families and vulnerable households in Redditch with the cost of living, including through a significant tax cut for low-income families by reducing the Universal Credit taper rate from 63% to 55%.
“I know there’s a misleading graphic doing the rounds on social media which is claiming I voted to dump sewage into open water. This is an outright lie. I did not vote to dump sewage – nor would I ever do so.”
"As my constituents know, I care passionately about the state of our local streams and rivers. I am strongly opposed to storm overflows containing untreated sewerage discharging into rivers. It is disgusting and environmentally damaging and needs to end. "That is why...
The first of its kind inter-schools summit took place last Friday (October 1st) at the Ecumenical Centre.
With climate change high on the agenda, Rachel will host the first ever inter-schools climate change summit in Redditch.
“It makes sense to everyone that the Alex should be better utilised.”
“Those who put their lives on the line to protect us should receive the full protection of the law and criminal justice system.”
Rachel is backing a new law to make child marriage in England and Wales illegal. The new law, proposed by Pauline Latham MP in her Private Member’s Bill, will raise the minimum age of marriage from 16 to 18. The Government is now backing the Bill and last Friday...
Rachel to health bosses: “No more dither and delay. Get the business case submitted for the multi-million pound investment in the Alex”
Writing in this week's Redditch Standard (November 19th), Rachel said: “I know the news of the changes to the delivery of trauma services at the Alexandra Hospital will once again raise questions about the future of the Alex.“I will be meeting with the Minister of...
Responding to the publication of October’s unemployment data, Rachel said: “The claimant count data published today is extremely encouraging as it shows the unemployment rate in Redditch has fallen for the eighth month in a row.“It’s reassuring that the end of the...