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Breakthrough on MP’s blue badge parking campaign

Breakthrough on MP’s blue badge parking campaign

The Government has announced that it has struck a deal with all local authorities to stop Parking Charge Notices (PCNs) being issued to those displaying a recently expired blue badge, as a result of James Grundy MP’s campaign.

MP urges Government to aid pub landlords

MP for Leigh, James Grundy, has written to the Government on behalf of local pub landlords who are still being charged rent by breweries and other large companies, despite the measures that are preventing public houses from operating to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MP urges Council to reconsider decision to close Leigh Market

See below James Grundy MP's letter to Wigan Council, urging them to reopen Leigh Market in accordance with Government guidance. 

"Dear Alison,

I write to you further to my previous correspondence regarding the closure of essential food stalls at Leigh Market.