Western in Westminster
Out and about
MP pitches ‘Silicon Spa’ as the place to be for video games investors – and stages debate in Parliament
MP Matt Western has called on new investment to boost the rapidly expanding Leamington ‘Silicon Spa’ gaming cluster. The Labour MP has staged a debate in Parliament to reinforce the industry’s importance to the economy and the town’s history. The cluster includes over 32 studios employing some 1,500 people – including a wider base of […]
Warwick and Leamington companies ‘disappointed’ after Government’s PPE ‘contract betrayal,’ MP says
A Warwick firm has hit out at the Government for its PPE ‘contract betrayal’ – while a local MP has called for answers. MP Matt Western repeated his calls from last April and raised the plight of automotive company Contechs...
WESTMINSTER DIARIES: The Budget and my new role as Shadow Universities Minister
The budget outlined by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak last week offers nothing for our NHS heroes, nothing to fix social care, nothing for our schools and nothing to tackle inequality. And the evidence is damning. Today the OECD (Organisation for...
LIVE: Matt Western MP Community Awards
Matt Western's first inaugural MP Community Awards event is set to go ahead tonight (February 18) at 8pm. You can watch the ceremony from the the video above or you can click here to view on Facebook and here...
OBITUARY: Tribute to former Leamington mayor and councillor Mota Singh
Mota was born in early January or February 1939 (exact date unrecorded but he always said ‘during the sugar cane season’) in Rajasthan in northern India. Of his life as a youth, Mota wrote: “By now, simple living of Mahatma...