Planning Minister visits Brentford and Chiswick

Local MP Mary Macleod welcomed the Planning Minister, Nick Boles, to Brentford and Chiswick last Friday. Eager to meet with businesses and residents to discuss their experiences of planning within the community, Mary took the Minister on a short tour of Brentford and Chiswick.

Culture Secretary visits Osterley Park

The Culture Secretary, Rt Hon. Sajid Javid MP, visited Osterley Park yesterday to see how the National Trust, in partnership with Sport England, is opening up its land for sport.

Another Big Fall In Local Unemployment

Local MP Mary Macleod has welcomed new figures showing big falls in unemployment locally. Now just 2.5% of people in the Brentford and Isleworth constituency are claiming Job Seekers Allowance, and just 2.8% of young people.The figures are the first to be announced since the Aspire Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair, organised by Mary and West Thames College.

Huge Jobs Fair Attracts Thousands

Last week over 40 employers assembled at West Thames College in Isleworth for the Aspire Skills Show Experience, supported by Mary Macleod MP, Heathrow, Jobcentre Plus and Premier Inn.