12th Season of Mowat Jobs Club set to begin

A Club aimed at getting more people from Warrington back into work is due to restart on 26th September.

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MP welcomes new business figures

Local MP David Mowat has welcomed new figures showing the Conservatives’ Start-Up Loans and New Enterprise Allowance schemes are supporting people in Warrington to set up their own business – helping to provide jobs for hardworking families in the area.

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Warrington MP lands key committee role

Warrington South MP David Mowat has been elected onto the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for the current Parliamentary session.

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David Mowat MP - Statement on Proposed Pay Rise

Commenting on the announcement by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) that it will be imposing a 10% pay rise on all MPs, David Mowat MP said:

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Growth Minister signs £158M growth deal for Cheshire & Warrington

Cities & Growth Minister Greg Clark MP joined local MP for Warrington David Mowat and dignitaries from across Cheshire to sign a local growth deal worth £158million for the region last week.

The Cheshire and Warrington Local Growth Deal will see significant Government investment in transport infrastructure and cutting-edge science research. The deal includes funding for both a Mersey crossing between Chester Road and Slutchers Lane and a new high-level crossing over the Manchester Ship Canal linking the A56 and A57.

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PM reaffirms support for Warrington Bridge

Speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday, Prime Minister David Cameron confirmed that a future Conservative Government would proceed with plans to build a new high level bridge across the Manchester Ship Canal and River Mersey in west Warrington.

 

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Lord Chancellor visits Peace Centre

Lord Chancellor, Secretary of State for Justice and former Parliamentary Candidate for Warrington South, Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP was welcomed to the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace last week by local Warrington South MP David Mowat, Colin Parry OBE and Wendy Parry OBE.

The Lord Chancellor was given an overview of the work of the Foundation, particularly its involvement with victims of terrorist atrocities and had a discussion about the future funding of the Foundation’s Survivors for Peace programme.

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Mowat secures new bridge for Warrington

Motorists in Warrington were given something to cheer about today when Local Growth Minister Greg Clark MP confirmed that a new high level bridge for Warrington had been approved. The project has been talked about in Warrington for decades but there is now a real momentum behind it.

As part of the Local Growth Funding package for Cheshire and Warrington, the Government has agreed a package to allow the bridge to be funded which will include funding from central government, local government and the private sector.

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Justice Minister visits prisoner rehabilitation project

Justice Minister Shailesh Vara MP visited Warrington South today to see the Sycamore Project in operation at Thorn Cross Prison.

The Sycamore Project, led by Prison Chaplain, Shawn Verhey, is a restorative justice programme which helps offenders understand the effect that their actions have had on their victim, the victims friends & family and the wider community. 

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Mowat welcomes Sellafield jobs guarantee

Local MP for Warrington David Mowat today welcomed news that the decision to renationalise the decommissioning of the Sellafield Nuclear Reprocessing Plant in Cumbria would not affect jobs in Warrington.

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