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Rachel raises constituent’s case directly with Health Secretary

Rachel raises constituent’s case directly with Health Secretary

https://youtu.be/7wtgbTMoSwI Rachel has raised the case one of her constituents who wants to see more Cystic Fibrosis sufferers benefit from life-changing drugs with the Health and Social Care Secretary. In Health and Social Care Questions yesterday (March 26th),...

Rachel joins Dogs Trust in calling for an end to Puppy Smuggling

Rachel joins Dogs Trust in calling for an end to Puppy Smuggling

This week Rachel joined Dogs Trust and 10 other cross-party MPs to deliver a book of MP pledges to 10 Downing Street. Rachel is pleased to be one of 137 MPs to have pledged their support to Dogs Trust’s campaign to end the illegal importation of dogs into Great...

Rachel backs Hizballah ban

Rachel backs Hizballah ban

Following the decision by the Government to ban Hizballah, Rachel said: “The first priority of any Government is to protect its citizens. This tough action to ban Hizballah, Ansaroul Islam and JNIM was needed to protect our country from terror groups who are hellbent...

Redditch schools see increase in Key Stage 2 standards

Redditch schools see increase in Key Stage 2 standards

Rachel has welcomed the latest Key Stage 2 results which show 60% of primary schools in Redditch have seen an increase in the number of pupils achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics, according to the Department for Education. Nationally,...

Rachel praises introduction of UK ivory sales ban

Rachel praises introduction of UK ivory sales ban

The introduction of a ban on ivory sales in the UK shows we’re a world leader in animal welfare and protection, the MP for Redditch County Rachel Maclean has said. Rachel, who is also Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Endangered Species, has welcomed the...

Rachel sets the record straight over Free School Meals

Rachel sets the record straight over Free School Meals

No child will lose their free school meal during the rollout of Universal Credit as a result of changes voted for last week, insists Redditch MP Rachel Maclean. In fact proposed changes to the eligibility criteria, voted for on 13 March, have been designed to ensure...

Statement on the London Bridge & Borough Market Attacks

Statement on the London Bridge & Borough Market Attacks

Rachel Maclean has issued the following statement: "My thoughts and prayers are with all the victims and their families in last night's horrific attack in London. It is right that Theresa May has suspended campaigning at a national level. However, at a local level the...