Neil Carmichael LATEST
7:00am Thursday 19th June 2014
10:02am Monday 9th June 2014
Stroud MP Neil Carmichael discusses the coalition government’s policy on funding the education system
10:49am Wednesday 2nd April 2014
OUR schools in the Stroud Valleys and Vale are among the most valuable public sector assets we have because they are the places where young people are equipped for their and, by extension, our futures.
10:10am Monday 10th March 2014
THE Environmental Audit Committee, of which I am a member, is empowered to range over all aspects of government to probe and assess the effectiveness of environmentally sustainable policies, and recently published its report entitled Green Finance. The launch event took place in the City of London in order to underline the emphasis on accessing capital for green purposes.
'A trade agreement between the EU and the US would save the average family £400 a year' - says MP Neil Carmichael
9:39am Monday 3rd March 2014
11:37am Monday 24th February 2014
9:34am Monday 10th February 2014
6:49pm Monday 13th January 2014
NEXT week in Parliament is dominated by a series of debates either initiated by the backbench committee – now with considerable powers to determine the Parliamentary programme and it is wholly appropriate that it should – or through the longstanding standing opportunities for the official opposition to propose motions.
9:27am Monday 23rd December 2013
9:50am Monday 12th August 2013
THIS week I popped into the Severn Vale Rotary Club for a breakfast meeting – I am an honourary member, having been a founder member (2002) and now unable to attend on a regular basis following my election to Parliament.
9:33am Monday 20th May 2013
9:29am Tuesday 26th March 2013
9:24am Monday 18th March 2013
11:36am Monday 11th March 2013
9:27am Monday 4th March 2013
5:03pm Monday 18th February 2013
Parliament has risen for a 'half-term' recess of one week. Before we all returned to our constituencies, there were opportunities to highlight some key issues and, of course, to discuss the horse meat scandal.
9:11am Monday 11th February 2013
Stroud MP Neil Carmichael discusses the PCC elections, Bill Clinton and the hit TV series Homeland in this week's column
9:19am Monday 19th November 2012
Stroud MP Neil Carmichael discusses protecting the Antartic, school governors and halting the spread of bovine TB
10:30am Monday 29th October 2012
9:59am Thursday 18th October 2012
10:43am Monday 1st October 2012
AS CHAIRMAN of two All Parliamentary Party Groups (APPG) and secretary of an All Party Group, I have been working with elected members and interested parties on a number of interesting policy areas, all with a relevance to the Five Valleys and Vale.
9:32am Monday 24th September 2012
9:53am Monday 9th July 2012
After an incredibly busy week in parliament with economic policy, the antics of bankers, restructuring of the armed forces, the first annual report on the National Health Service and foreign policy all featuring, I was looking forward to several constituency events to support and properly enjoy.
6:41pm Tuesday 3rd July 2012
9:31am Monday 2nd July 2012
Promoting local issues. Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Olympic Cars in Dudbridge, Stroud - a distributor of Peugeot cars - and Downton, one of the UK’s leading independent distribution specialists.
9:48am Monday 18th June 2012
11:30am Monday 11th June 2012
The Central Weekend of the Diamond Jubilee was a great celebration not just of our Queen and her fantastic service to the nation but also our society with all its communities, facets, and, above all, individuals and families.
MP Neil Carmichael on providing energy - "Today, we face significant challenges in order to meet future demand."
10:20am Monday 28th May 2012
Stroud MP - "In our society where communication is so essential to everyday life, we need to be more accommodating to people with hearing problems"
11:00am Monday 21st May 2012
10:24am Monday 14th May 2012
Stroud MP: "I am confident of our ability to play a major part in modern manufacturing and engineering"
9:57am Monday 23rd April 2012
9:19am Monday 16th April 2012
This week I had the honour of starting the annual sponsored walk in Nailsworth for Cobalt - a medical charity providing cutting edge diagnostic imaging and supporting people with cancer and other life-limiting conditions.
2:07pm Monday 9th April 2012
I HAVE just returned from a fascinating visit to Airbus in Filton, Bristol, where I saw the test bed for the new A350 landing gear and the manufacturing division of the wings for the A400M airlifter‚ aircraft.
10:22am Monday 26th March 2012
Stroud MP on foreign policy - "Two of the reasons why I opposed the invasion of Iraq in 2003 are relevant now"
9:36am Monday 19th March 2012
9:27am Monday 27th February 2012
AS local communities, including Eastington and Cam, contemplate the current proposals for house building in Stroud district, I took an opportunity to highlight the impact on planning through the Localism Act and other related measures.
9:35am Monday 20th February 2012
THE Stroud Valleys and Vale were honoured by a special visit from the Princess Royal who came to formally commemorate and open Stroud Brewery Bridge, the newly refurbished canal lock nearby and the Vale Community Hospital located in Dursley.
9:25am Monday 6th February 2012
1:00pm Monday 23rd January 2012
MP Carmichael: "One of my key priorities is to put the Stroud Valleys on the right track for economic growth"
9:43am Monday 16th January 2012
9:30am Monday 9th January 2012
11:00am Wednesday 28th December 2011
12:00pm Monday 26th December 2011
6:30pm Wednesday 21st December 2011
9:34am Monday 19th December 2011
THIS WEEK I plan to speak on apprenticeships and skills during a debate in the House of Commons, providing, of course, I manage to conclude a pre-arranged meeting about protecting our national heritage early enough to be in the chamber to catch the speaker’s eye.
9:47am Monday 12th December 2011
Reform of public sector pensions not just driven by 'urgent task' of reducing deficit, writes Stroud MP Carmichael
10:07am Monday 5th December 2011
9:25am Monday 28th November 2011
11:10am Monday 21st November 2011