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Chris and Defence Minister visit MBDA

It was good to welcome the Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson, to one of our area's most important manufacturers, the defence manufacturer MBDA.

Winter Hill fire update


Yesterday, the Fire and Police Minister Nick Hurd MP spoke in Parliament, confirming that the Government is in close contact with responders on the ground and reiterated that they will provide additional support as and when needed.

Winter Hill fire

The fire at Winter Hill has now been declared a major incident by Police. I am in contact with the Fire Service and other agencies and am closely monitoring the situation. 

Horwich MP backs plans to regenerate Green Lane playing fields

Pleased to be supporting Horwich RMI JFC's plans to regenerate Green Lane playing fields.
We need to protect these green spaces. We have lost so much around Horwich so this needs protecting for today's children and future generations.

Chris responds to upcoming RMT strike action

We should all be working together to fix the problems so RMT’s strike is an appalling decision and will work directly against the interests of commuters. The unions should be in solidarity with commuters and be part of the solution - not part of the problem.

Blackrod Art Group preview event this week

Looking forward to attending Blackrod Art Group's preview evening. If you would like to view the Group's exhibition, which is always excellent, the details are above.