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Exhibitors announced for Jobs Fair hosted by Rachel

Exhibitors announced for Jobs Fair hosted by Rachel

A full list of companies and training organisations taking part in Rachel's forthcoming Jobs Fair has been announced. The Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair, which takes place in the Kingfisher Shopping Centre on Friday, May 17th, will see 23 organisations (list below)...

Small victory in campaign to remove ‘pro anorexia’ content

Small victory in campaign to remove ‘pro anorexia’ content

Rachel's diary in this week's Redditch Advertiser (May 8th). “Last week I was alerted to these dreadful ‘pro anorexia’ books by a dear friend who has bravely spoken out about her own family’s experience. “I was shocked that the world’s biggest online retailer, Amazon,...

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...