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Local MP David Tredinnick calls for increased awareness of risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Bosworth's Member of Parliament David Tredinnick has joined Baby charity The Lullaby Trust in urging local authorities to ensure health professionals in the East Midlands receive the training and support they need to deliver safer sleep messages to all families. The call comes as part of Safer Sleep Week, the charity’s national campaign to raise awareness of SIDS (often referred to as cot death) and the lifesaving advice that parents can follow to reduce the risk of it occurring.

Bosworth MP’s Parking Bill Passes Third Reading

David Tredinnick MP has successfully guided his Private Member’s Bill (Parking Places Bill 2016-17), aimed at boosting town centres by making it quicker and easier for local councils to reduce car parking fees, through its third reading in the House of Commons.

All in a Day’s Work for Burbage Councillor

On a typically busy Saturday morning for Burbage Borough Councillor Stan Rooney he managed to combine a residents’ meeting with some extra litter picking duties in the area he represents.

MPs visit Hinckley-based Homelessness Charity

Bosworth's Member of Parliament David Tredinnick was joined by North West Leicestershire MP Andrew Bridgen to visit local homelessness charity, Emmaus Leicestershire & Rutland.

Peter Bedford: Listening To Markfield Residents

Markfield, Desford & Thornton County Council Division Candidate Peter Bedford and members of his campaign team have been calling on residents in Markfield to hear their views and concerns on a range of issues, both local and national.

Tredinnick’s Car Parking Charges Bill Set for Second Reading

Today, ahead of the Second Reading of his Parking Places (Variation of Charges) Private Member’s Bill on Friday, David Tredinnick MP took part in a Parliamentary Debate on Car Parking Charges.

The Bill, which is aimed at boosting local high streets, to be introduced by the Bosworth MP on Friday Bill would enable local councils to reduce parking charges without the need to give 21 days’ notice. The proposed changes will also make it harder for local authorities to increase fees by requiring councils to consult with interested parties and stakeholders first.