Month: June 2011

Anna Soubry welcomes Government plans on Sentencing

Anna has given support to the Governments Bill to reform Legal Aid and Sentencing. The proposed legislation will both enable more community based sentences for criminals who commit less serious offences and tough new measures to make prison a place of work and rehabilitation. Anna criticised the last Governments legacy

Anna Soubry Speaks out in Parliament for Broxtowe’s Women’s Refuge

Anna asked a question of the Home Secretary, Theresa May MP, regarding Government Support for Women’s Refuges. Anna said: Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con): What steps is the Home Secretary taking in these difficult times to support the work of women’s refuges, such as the one in my constituency, in their important

Anna Soubry surgery with Councillors is a first!

Borough Councillors representing Toton and Chilwell Meadows joined Anna’s “drop in” surgery at Tesco in Toton on Saturday morning. Marilyn Hegyi and Craig Cox who both live in Toton, helped with demands for a bus shelter and the many congratulations for the work the team has done to make sure Toton

Anna Soubry welcomes ban on wild animals in circuses

Last months circus off Bardills roundabout provoked controversy and Anna called on people not to visit it. ” I spoke out publicly against the use of wild animals in circuses and called on the Government to introduce stricter regulation ” said Anna “it is going to be difficult to draft

Anna Soubry at launch of Sikh Council

Anna Soubry said “Broxtowe has a strong Sikh community which I am proud to represent in Parliament. I very much welcome the creation of the Sikh Council  which I am sure will be a strong voice for Sikhs and I look forward to working with them in the future”. The

Anna Soubry MP Speaks out on Dangerous Driving

Anna Soubry has spoken in a Westminster Hall Debate, hosted by Labour MP Karl Turner, on Dangerous Driving.  Anna Said: Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con): I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this debate and on his efforts to reform the law. He clearly has considerable support from all parties, and

Anna Soubry welcomes Government’s announcement on Sentencing Reform

Anna Soubry, has welcomed the Government’s announcement today on sentencing reform.  Anna said: “I am very pleased the Government will not be increasing the mandatory one third discount for a guilty plea to fifty per cent. I spoke out against the idea and the Prime Minister and Lord Chancellor have clearly

Anna Soubry backs Beeston Greening Group

The local Beeston Greening Campaign has beaten strong competition to win a grant of £5,050 from Climate East Midlands for a community renewable energy project in Beeston, which includes expert support from Nottingham Energy Partnership.  The funding will help identify and develop a community renewable energy site, in consultation with

Anna Soubry Speaks out on IPP’s in Parliament

Anna Soubry has spoken in Justice Questions on the topic of IPP’s. Anna Asked: Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con): Does the Lord Chancellor agree that it was the last Labour Government who, having introduced IPPs, then changed the law for no other reason than to reduce the prison population? As for the

Anna Soubry speaks up for Foxwood School in Parliament

Anna has asked the Minister for Schools, Nick Gibb MP, to assist Foxwood Special School in achieving academy Status.  In the debate on academy schools on 16th June, Anna said: “I visited Foxwood special school in my constituency on Friday and learned how keen it is to obtain academy status. Will

Anna Soubry visits Cedar House residents and workers in Beeston

Cedar House, based in Broxtowe and run by independent charity Cedar Housing Nottingham, is a residential project for homeless young women. “It was a pleasure to meet and talk with everyone connected with Cedar House” said Anna “I spoke to a number of residents, mainly youngster aged under 18 all

Anna Soubry asks a question on Malaysian Military Decorations

Anna Soubry: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the decision of the Committee on the Grant of Honours, Decorations and Medals in respect of the wearing of the Pingat Jasa Malaysia medal by British citizens; and if he will make a statement. Andrew Robathan: The Government

Anna Soubry Speaks out for Motorists in Parliament

Anna Soubry (Broxtowe) (Con): I am meeting with hauliers next week and I speak on behalf of many people. Does the Minister have a message of hope for all motorists and hauliers in particular? Click Here to read more

Anna Soubry MP launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we’ve launched this

Anna Soubry Opens Foxwood School Sweetshop

Anna opens Foxwood School Sweet Shop Anna has opened a sweet shop, staffed by youngsters with learning difficulties, in Beeston shopping Precinct. The shop, Sweet Dreams, offers work experience to pupils from Foxwood School, Bramcote.  The project has been funded through government money given to the school for vocational learning. It

Anna Soubry Welcomes Government Decision to Drop Raise to Prison Discounts

Anna has welcomed news that the Government is to drop its plans to raise Labour’s mandatory discount for a guilty plea to fifty per cent. Anna said: “I spoke out against the idea in last months debate in Parliament and in a number of media interviews. My argument is that our

Anna Soubry Delighted at Government Fund to Support Broxtowe CAB

Anna Soubry, Member of Parliament for Broxtowe, has welcomed the news that money from the Government’s Big Society Transition Fund will support the Citizens’ Advice Bureau in Broxtowe, which has offices in both Beeston and Eastwood (in the neighbouring Ashfield constituency). CAB Broxtowe is managed by District Manager Sue Maslowska,

Anna Soubry joins Bramcote Hills Primary on their Golden Jubliee

Anna Soubry has visited Bramcote Hills primary school today to join them in celebrating the school’s Golden Jubilee. Anna joined the Chairman of Nottinghamshire County Council, Cllr Keith Walker and Mayor of Broxtowe, Cllr Jackie Williams for a tree planting ceremony. Anna gave a short speech where she thanked pupils,