Theo Clarke MP, Coronavirus update

Theo Clarke MP has been hard at work in Stafford to help residents with their concerns around Coronavirus.

She has raised the issue of PPE for NHS and care home staff in Stafford directly with a Cabinet Office Minister.

Ms Clarke visited Rising Brook Baptist Church to thank volunteers delivering food parcels to vulnerable residents.

She spoke to key local stakeholders about emergency planning including the MoD Stafford at Beacon Barracks and the Civil Contingencies Unit.

Ms Clarke also visited retailers in Stafford to discuss food supply chains and how to increase online deliveries.

She has continued to discuss repatriation of residents and chartering flights with Foreign Office Minister. 

Ms Clarke Spoke to Stafford County Council and Stafford Borough Council for an update on what resources they need.

She has also raised concerns of local supply teachers and schools with the Secretary of State for Education.

Ms Clarke spoke to local businesses about the new job retention scheme.

She flagged a number of relevant issues from furloughed workers to the Treasury.

Ms Clarke also lobbied the Government for increased support for the charities sector.

She spoke with DEFRA about the need to support for our local dairy farmers to ensure deliveries of fresh milk.

Ms Clarke has spoken with the Prisons Minister to raise concerns regarding early release of prisoners.

she held a virtual surgery for local residents in Stafford.

As well as doing an interview about coronavirus with BBC Radio Stoke.

Ms Clarke also raised concerns with the Government over social distancing rules not being applied at construction sites.

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