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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.

98% to get access to fast fibre broadband in Chipping Barnet

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has today welcomed the news from BT that Barnet will be included in the next phase of their commercial delivery of fast broadband in the UK. Alongside concerned residents and groups such as the Barnet Society, Theresa has been campaigning to improve access to superfast fibre broadband in her Chipping Barnet constituency. Whilst over 90% of households in the constituency can already subscribe to fast broadband, that leaves some significant gaps in provision, particularly in the High Barnet area. 

Protecting the UK's bee population

Responding to the recent campaign on neonicotinoid insecticides and bees, Theresa Villiers thanks all constituents who have taken the time to email her about this issue. Setting out her views on the campaign, Theresa said: