Three new schools for Hammersmith and Fulham

Greg Hands M.P. has welcomed the news that three new schools have been approved for Hammersmith and Fulham: Burlington Danes Primary Academy, the Earls Court Primary School and the Rise School.

Tribute to Baroness Thatcher

The news of Lady Thatcher’s death is terribly sad. She was, without question, Britain's greatest post-war Prime Minister and was always very kind to me.She made a huge difference to my Chelsea and Fulham constituents, as she did to the entire country. Her loss will be felt particularly hard in the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, with its Margaret Thatcher Infirmary and Chapel, where she often prayed.

News from Greg’s surgery

This Monday, Greg Hands held his surgery at Fulham Broadway Methodist Church, discussing issues and concerns, ranging from nuisance tenants to student visas, with ten constituents.

Hands: Apprenticeships part of the ‘new norm’

Greg Hands M.P. has backed the Prime Minister’s vision of a new norm for young people in which they either go to university or start an apprenticeship. The PM set out his ambition to mark National Apprenticeship Week.

Government triples Prompt Payment pledges in drive to support small businesses

Greg Hands M.P. has welcomed the news that the number of FTSE 350 firms signed up to the Prompt Payment Code has tripled in just four months. Since November last year, 94 new firms have joined.  Of the FTSE 100 companies, 64 have signed the Code and a further 12 are in the process of signing it.

Greg Hands welcomes BT Fibre Broadband expansion into Chelsea & Fulham

Greg Hands M.P. met this week senior representatives of British Telecom to see how the Government's priority for delivering SuperFast broadband in London is progressing. BT's new fibre broadband has the potential to transform the way we all use the internet and access consumer services and do business online. It provides broadband speeds ten times faster than current copper based broadband services. The good news is that Chelsea & Fulham is set to be well served by fibre broadband services, as part of BT’s £2.5bn national commercial investment. And this network will enable any service provider to use it to sell services – bringing consumer choice and helping to keep prices competitive.

News from Greg Hands M.P.’s surgery

This week at Greg Hands’s surgery seven constituents discussed their concerns about a number of issues, including housing and criminal records checks.