Craig is encouraging good causes in his constituency of Calder Valley to apply for a share of a funding pot worth over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support projects helping local people.
New procedures, which rail companies Northern and TransPennine Express have agreed with the government, are now in place for passengers who have been affected or severely delayed by the introduction of new rail timetables to claim compensation.
Around one million public sector workers are set to benefit from the biggest pay rise in almost 10 years, the government announced today (24 July 2018). The 1% cap ended last year in recognition that dedicated public sector workers deserve a pay rise.
Rural crime is a significant issue for some communities in Calder Valley. The “Rural Crime Reporting Line”, is a new service for farmers and the public to give information anonymously about rural crime.