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Graham Brady MP welcomes Better Deal for Schools

The Secretary of State for Education has announced plans for historic reforms that will bring an end to the unfairness in the school funding system. The announcement from the Department for Education says: ‘The consultation sets out how it  plans to deliver a fair, transparent funding system where the amount of funding children attract for their schools is based on need and is consistent across the country.’

House of Cards author in Altrincham

Our constituency dinner on 15 January was a resounding success!  With over 175 guests, including Graham Brady MP and his wife, Victoria, Lord Dobbs of Wylye who was the special guest and speaker for the evening, as well as William Wragg, Member of Parliament for Hazel Grove and many local councillors, members and other guests.

Graham Brady challenges Milburn to learn lessons of Social Mobility Report

Altrincham and Sale West MP Graham Brady has responded to the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission  report, released by former Health Secretary Alan Milburn, where Trafford was the only LEA outside London and the Home Counties appearing in the top twenty areas for social mobility.

Graham Brady MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week Graham Brady MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.

Trafford Conservatives obtain assurances about Wythenshawe Hospital

Trafford Conservatives have obtained assurances from commissioners in relation to ongoing services provided for Trafford residents as a result of the decision yesterday not to designated Wythenshawe Hospital as the lead provider for the fourth single service in Greater Manchester.

Graham Brady pledges to speak up for older people at Age UK’s ‘Age Champions’ event

Graham Brady MP met with older campaigners from across the country at an event in Parliament organised by the charity Age UK.  The Age Champions event held in the Speakers’ House in Parliament was an opportunity for MPs to speak with older people and charity workers about many of the issues affecting people in later life, and what government and communities can do in coming years to make the UK and Altrincham and Sale a better place to grow older.

Graham Brady calls for health decision to be deferred

Altrincham and Sale West MP Graham Brady has written to the Chairman of the Health Trust following  last Tuesday’s meeting of senior clinicians who expressed concerns at the proposed downgrading of Wythenshawe Hospital.