Leigh Journal Column - Delighted we can lift lockdown one step at a time

IN just a few short weeks, our town centres and high streets have undergone a remarkable transformation.

It wasn’t that long ago that our streets were empty, our market stalls were closed as well as many local businesses in shutdown – that has now changed significantly.

Important update on shielding

Important changes to shielding guidance from 6 July

From 6 July, people who have been shielding will be able to meet outdoors, in a group, with up to five others and form support bubbles with other households.

Chris Green MP welcomes the further easing of lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today set out further changes to lock down measures in England.

Chris Green MP, Member of Parliament for Bolton West & Atherton, has welcomed the announcement by the Prime Minister on the further easing of lockdown.

My letter to the Secretary of State: Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo, as well as many other zoos and wildlife parks just like it, deserve to be supported during these challenging times. Their significant work to protect and conserve endangered animals, whilst also educating families about wildlife, should continue to be cherished and preserved.

Leigh Journal Column - Police numbers, Crime & Fly tipping

Law and order is the number one issue for my constituents and, I am glad to say, it will return as the principle focus for the Government once the crisis initiated by the global coronavirus pandemic is brought under control and defeated. 

My statement on Dominic Cummings

I had my own concerns when I first watched the news reports regarding the Prime Minister’s advisor, Dominic Cummings.  I, like you, have been following the rules over lockdown in order to stop the spread of this terrible virus.  I, like many of you, have not seen any family members and loved ones