Warrington MP raises concern about location for new prison

David Mowat, MP for Warrington South, today wrote to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Prisons, Jeremy Wright MP, regarding the status of Appleton Thorn Young Offenders Institute. 

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Chancellor of the Exchequer visits Peace Centre

Local MP for Warrington South, David Mowat today welcomed the Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace.

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Mowat welcomes restrictions on use of Legal Aid to sue soldiers

Local MP for Warrington South David Moat has welcomed the announcement by the Justice Secretary of a new Residence Test that would restrict the amount of legal aid available to foreign citizens who bring actions against armed forces personnel.

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Mowat Job's Club Break 200 Barrier

The Jobs Club, founded in 2009 by local MP David Mowat celebrated its 200th graduate on Friday. Since its launch, around 85% of graduates have either moved back into work or started their own business.

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Warrington Anti-Hate Campaigner Meets PM

A Warrington man who is touring the UK and Isle of Man to educate young people about Hate Crime received a boost to his campaign this week when he was introduced to the Prime Minister by local MP David Mowat.

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Warrington delegation visit Number 10

Colin Parry OBE, Wendy Parry OBE, local MP David Mowat and Dulwich & West Norwood MP Tessa Jowell met with the Prime Minister today to discuss the future of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace and its Survivors for Peace programme.

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Education Secretary visits Great Sankey High

Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP was given a robotics demonstration by students at Great Sankey High School as part of his tour of the school last week.

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Children's Minister Visits Warrington School

Education and Childcare Minister Elizabeth Truss MP paid a visit to Evelyn Street Primary School in Warrington last week to see the school’s after-hours childcare provision and to congratulate them on their test results in science and maths.

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Mowat Welcomes end to Halton Dumping

Warrington South MP David Mowat has welcomed news that Halton Borough Council will cease dumping at Arpley by 2015. Council leader Rob Polhill wrote to Mr Mowat this week to confirm that a new waste contract had been signed that would not involve waste from the Borough being dumped at Arpley.

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Budget Boost for Peace Centre

The future of work with victims of terrorism, carried out by the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace now looks secure after Chancellor George Osborne announced £150,000 of funding in his speech.

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