Andrew Bridgen MP has welcomed the Government’s announcement that Leicestershire County Council will see its budget boosted by 5.6per cent next year, along with Leicestershire Fire receiving a 2.9per cent boost, as part of the Government’s commitment to level up local services across the country and give them the resources they need to support their communities as we recover from the pandemic.
Andrew Bridgen, MP for North West Leicestershire, is urging people to check before giving to charity to ensure their donations reach genuine charities this Christmas. Action Fraud, the Charity Commission, and the Fundraising Regulator, have warned that while the vast majority of fundraising appeals and collections are genuine, criminals can set up fake charities, or even impersonate well-known charitable organisations, to deceive victims.
Andrew Bridgen MP has welcomed the Spending Review which provides billions of pounds in the fight against coronavirus, delivers on the Conservative’s promises it has made to the British people and invests in the UK’s recovery.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that East Midlands Airport will receive a Government grant of up to £8 million, helping to protect jobs and the local economy.
Local MP Andrew Bridgen has welcomed news that Leicestershire is set to receive an additional £900,000 from the Government’s Active Travel Fund – designed to create safe space for cycling and walking.