Rochester and Strood MP Kelly Tolhurst has hailed the new measures in the Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill to equip councils with powers to bring thousands of long-term empty homes back into use.
Following my speech during a debate last year on deafness, in which I told the story of my mum’s sudden hearing loss and struggle to get the right cochlear implant, I have recently met with charities focussing on deafness.
MP for Rochester and Strood has today said the new government measures to crack down on bosses recklessly putting pensions at risk would give workers the assurances they needed that their future retirement savings were safe when a company fails.
On Wednesday 28 February, Rochester and Strood MP Kelly Tolhurst joined DWP Financial Inclusion Minister Guy Opperman MP and other members to thank all those involved in her Breathing Space campaign which nears its final approval as part of the Financial Inclusion Bill.
Rochester and Strood MP Kelly Tolhurst has lobbied to secure increased funding for Medway’s council services, including additional funds for social care, from the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.
Kelly Tolhurst MP hosted the Kent and Medway branch of Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Parliament for an event to celebrate the region’s business success and discuss the challenges that lie ahead.
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