Sir Bill Wiggin MP

Member of Parliament for North Herefordshire


Media Releases

Sir Bill Wiggin MP presses Home Secretary for Boats Bill

Sir Bill Wiggin, Member of Parliament for North Herefordshire, has met with the Home Secretary to ask when the Government will bring a Bill before the House to stop the boats. Sir Bill spoke to the Home Secretary at a... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Great British Cider Parliamentary Reception 

Cider makers from across the country gathered in the Palace of Westminster on 7 February to celebrate the importance of cider making and apple growing to the UK.   Hosted jointly by the All-Party Parliamentary Cider Group (APPCG) and the National... Continue Reading →

Sir Bill Wiggin MP welcomes news that vulnerable residents in Herefordshire will benefit from £2,659,204 through the Conservative Government’s Household Support Fund 

Sir Bill Wiggin MP has welcomed the news that the Conservative Government have announced the new Household Support Fund Allocations for Local Authorities across England.   Herefordshire Council will receive £2,659,204 in this latest round of funding to help families that... Continue Reading →

Sir Bill Wiggin MP responds to Home Office plan to house asylum seekers in Three Counties Hotel

Following the news that the Three Counties Hotel in Hereford is going to be used to house asylum seekers, Sir Bill Wiggin, Member of Parliament for North Herefordshire, has called on the Government to remove the Permanent Secretary at the Home... Continue Reading →

UK Economy Update from the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Below is an update Sir Bill received from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, regarding the UK economy.

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 →

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