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Theresa and Dan gain assurances on Neighbourhood Policing

After extensive contacts with the Mayor of London and the Home Secretary, Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has gained assurances that dedicated ward teams of police officers will be retained with at least one police officer and police community support officer attached to each ward in Barnet, guaranteed for the next 12 months.

Support for small business in Barnet

Theresa Villiers, Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet, acted to support local businesses this weekend by taking part in Small Business Saturday and attending Barnet Christmas Fayre.

Autumn Statement news: tax credit cuts cancelled

In his Autumn statement this week, the Chancellor announced the government's plans for spending over the next four years. This article sets out some of the key decisions made and how they might affect us in Barnet. 

New home for Community Focus at Friary House

Charitable arts group Community Focus have celebrated their first major event at their new home in Friary House, Friary Park, at the weekend. Theresa Villiers MP, a long-time supporter of Community Focus, spoke at the event and met a number of the group’s volunteers.

Villiers calls for Barnet Cricket Club to reopen for community use

At the request of a group of constituents, Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, bought together representatives from key bodies to consider the future of the Barnet Cricket Club ground next to the Underhill football stadium. The stadium has been bought by the Education Funding Agency (a government body) so they can build a new free school which will be run by the Ark Academy.

Championing the NHS in Barnet

As general election day gets closer, Theresa Villiers, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Chipping Barnet has posted the following article setting out her views on key issues relating to the NHS.

Theresa Villiers honoured by Greek Cypriot community

On the eve of the launch of the Conservative manifesto, Theresa Villiers, Conservative candidate for Chipping Barnet, attended an event hosted by members of the Greek Cypriot community. The evening of music was held at the Cypriot-owned Cavalier pub, in Russell Lane N20, and the renowned musician, Nikos Savvides, sang many songs about Cyprus and reminisced about life in Famagusta before the 1974 invasion.  

Conservative manifesto pledge to defend the green belt

In advance of the publication of the Conservative manifesto tomorrow, Theresa Villiers has welcomed the news that it will contain a commitment to defend the green belt. Local Government Secretary, Eric Pickles announced over the weekend that the manifesto will contain a decisive pledge to protect the green belt and prioritise the use of brownfield land for new homes.