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Sir Bill Wiggin MP

Member of Parliament for North Herefordshire

Herefordshire and Worcestershire to receive £1,509,000 for mental health services

The Government has announced that a £150 million fund will be used to build 150 new facilities to support mental health urgent and emergency care services and up to 100 new specialist mental health ambulances.  £1,509,000 of this fund will... Continue Reading →

Government announces extra funding of £2,652,000 for the purchase of extra beds in the community to ease hospital pressures

Last week, the Government announced a new £200 million national discharge fund for integrated care boards (ICBs) to fund an increase in the number of beds in care homes and short-term care placements to ease winter pressures on hospital beds. ... Continue Reading →

Sir Bill Wiggin MP praises work of local NHS Trust

Sir Bill Wiggin MP was very glad to read the many positive stories in the latest update from Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, highlighting the successful performance of our wonderful NHS locally. As the newsletter reports, the... Continue Reading →

Sir Bill Wiggin MP supports Guide Dogs’ Open Doors campaign

Sir Bill Wiggin, MP for North Herefordshire has pledged his support to all people living with vision impairment through Guide Dogs’ Open Doors campaign. At a parliamentary event hosted in December by the charity Guide Dogs, Sir Bill Wiggin MP... Continue Reading →

Online mental health curriculum now available for schools

I recently received information regarding The Lily-Jo Project regarding an online mental health curriculum for schools. The information I was given is below: "I wanted to let you know that thanks to recent funding, we are now able to offer... Continue Reading →

Sir Bill plants a Remembrance stake in the Constituency Garden of Remembrance

On Monday, Sir Bill Wiggin MP planted a wooden cross to pay tribute to service personnel from his constituency of North Herefordshire who have died in service to our country.  The Speaker of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle... Continue Reading →

Sir Bill holds a Westminster Hall Debate on Airport Parking Charges

Photograph from: parliamentlive.tv On 2nd November, Sir Bill Wiggin MP, Member of Parliament for North Herefordshire, called for consideration of airport parking charges in a Westminster Hall Debate.  Sir Bill argued that airports must provide free and safe drop-off options... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Great British Ciders

On Wednesday 2nd November, Sir Bill Wiggin MP, Member of Parliament for North Herefordshire, and Ian Liddell-Grainger MP, Member of Parliament for Bridgewater & West Somerset, co-hosted an event in Westminster with the National Association of Cider Makers (NACM) to... Continue Reading →

Sir Bill shows support for British food and farming in North Herefordshire

Sir Bill Wiggin MP has shown support for British food and farming today on Back British Farming Day, recognising the vital role farmers in North Herefordshire play in feeding the nation. The National Farmers Union (NFU) provided the emblem of... Continue Reading →

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