Mowat taken on cancer patient journey

David Mowat showed his support last week for efforts to beat cancer at a major Cancer Research UK event on cancer treatment in Parliament.

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Penketh High School discussed on floor of Commons

David Mowat used Departmental Questions to the Department of Education yesterday, to highlight the importance of Penketh High School, which he had recently visited and which is urgently in need of repair. Penketh High School was one of over 700 schools which had applied for funding under the BSF scheme, but had not been able to complete the process before last week's announcement and was thus not funded. He also asked about the criteria which would be used in the Government's forthcoming review of Capital Spending to prioritise those schools most in need of repair.

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Mowat highlights £4M health funding shortfall

Warrington's NHS is being underfunded to the tune of £4 million per year according to answers obtained from the Department of Health by David Mowat, MP for Warrington South.

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Tribute to Private

David Mowat has paid tribute to Private Thomas Sephton who died in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, on Monday, after being airlifted from Afghanistan, having been caught in an explosioin in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand on Sunday. 

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Warrington South relies on rail says Mowat

David Mowat has today added his support to a parliamentary motion highlighting the extent to which British businesses and the economy rely on rail.

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Statement on the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme

David Mowat said:

"It is disappointing that the Government have had to suspend the school building programme. Over 700 schools which had not been signed off by the previous Government have been stopped and this includes 6 in Warrington.

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Cheers for heroes: Mowat's lobbying enables armed forces to enjoy a pint

David Mowat, Member of Parliament for Warrington South has today celebrated the decision by the Government to allow soldiers to use their military ID as proof of age when buying a drink.

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Statement on the future of the NWDA

David Mowat said:

"The coalition is committed to continuing regional support to the North West but it is also committed to removing bureaucracy and getting more money into the businesses which will generate the economic growth which the region needs.

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Tribute to Afghanistan Marine

David Mowat has paid tribute to Marine Steven Birdsall, who died in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, on Monday, after being airliftied from Afghanistan after being shot while on patrol in Sangin on Sunday afternoon.

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Mowat warns mental health services are failing children with Autism

David Mowat has warned that thousands of children with autism in England are needlessly facing a future of mental health problems, because the NHS does not know how to help them. He is backing a new campaign by the National Autistic Society (NAS), You Need to Know, which aims to tackle an unfit mental health system that fails two thirds of children with autism and often makes their mental health worse. 

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