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Action to reduce homelessness

Nuneaton’s MP, Marcus Jones, today said:

“After many months of work leading for the Government on the Homeless Reduction Bill, I am delighted that the Bill has today received Royal Assent and has now become the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.

Marcus's Column

Statement from Marcus Jones about the General Election

Over the past seven years I have said in this column, on a number of occasions, that we live in an extraordinary time in British political history.

New powers to tackle littering welcomed

New powers to tackle littering welcomed Marcus Jones MP has welcomed the new powers given to local authorities to tackle the problem of littering. Marcus said: “Litter affects us all, it blights our local environment in Nuneaton and costs well over £1 million a year to clean-up.

MP welcomes 41,000 cuts in Nuneaton

Marcus Jones MP has welcomed the news that thousands of people in Nuneaton will see the amount they pay in income tax fall.

Save Our Bees

I share the disappointment of the many ‘Coventry Bees’ supporters in Nuneaton that the world-famous club won’t be competing in the 2017 SGB Premiership season.

Marcus's Column

I am writing this, my latest column, on the train travelling back to Nuneaton. I have just left my office in the House of Commons and, as I walked down the stairs, I thought to myself: did all yesterday’s events really happen!

Unemployment falls again

Marcus Jones welcomed today’s news that the number of people in work has risen again and now is at the highest level since 1971.

Borough Plan Shambolic

The Borough Plan is poor for local people and I will set out in my response to the ongoing public consultation why this is a poor plan for local people.

Marcus's Column

In recent years great progress has been made to reduce unemployment in our area. In fact, unemployment has fallen by 62% since 2010 and is at its lowest level since 2001. 

Marcus welcomes record high employment across the UK

Marcus welcomes record high employment across the UK

Marcus Jones MP has welcomed the news that employment across the UK has reached its highest rate since records began, and that unemployment remains at its lowest level for 11 years – down over 900,000 since 2010.