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James Stands up for Great Wakering Library Services

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has written to Cllr David Finch, L:eader of Essex County Council, calling for him to look at all available options to keep library services in Great Wakering.

In his letter James said,

James receives assurances on Southend HMRC Offices

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has received assurances from the Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Pay Master General, Mel Stride MP, that the HMRC jobs in Southend will be retained until 2022.

James visits Openreach to discuss rural broadband

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has visited the headquarters of Openreach to discuss issues surrounding Rural Broadband.

James, who's constituency includes very rural areas including Barling and Foulness Island said,

James Welcomes Cultural Funding for Southend

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has welcomed the announcement from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport that Southend is one of 11 local authorities to be included in the Thames Gateway Cultural Development Fund.

James urges Constituents to recycle their Christmas Cards

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, is urging constituents to recycle the Christmas Cards they received over the holiday period.

James, who receives hundreds of Christmas cards every year and has recycled all of his, said,

James welcomes new rail savings for young adults.

 

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has welcomed the new reduced rail fares for young people.

The new railcard, which is now available to people aged 26-30 allows 4.5 million people to purchase train tickets with a discount of 1/3.