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Graham Brady wins victory over air taxes on children’s tickets

Altrincham and Sale West MP Graham Brady has welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement in the Autumn Statement that Air Passenger Duty on children’s tickets would be cut. George Osborne credited Graham Brady in his speech for his campaign to have the tax scrapped and announced:From May 2015, Air Passenger Duty (APD) for children under 12 will be abolished and in the following year, APD for children under 16 will be scrapped altogether.

Graham Brady opens Altrincham French Festival

Altrincham and Sale West MP Graham Brady performed the opening ceremony at the Altrincham French Festival which took place on the 13th July 2014. Graham Brady was accompanied by tenor Martin Toal who sang the Marseillaise to a delighted crowd. Graham Brady said: '‘ It was an honour to open the French Festival again this year; the  event was great fun and a tremendous family occasion. The French Festival has quickly become a favourite Altrincham tradition; Zainul Sachak and his team have again worked wonders and brought a slice of France to the middle of Altrincham.'

MP welcomes news of Altrincham 'Maths Hub'

Altrincham and Sale West MP Graham Brady has welcomed the news that Altrincham Grammar School for Girls has been named as one of the 32 schools and academy trusts which will lead maths hubs across England and provide a model for schools in their area.