Simon has nominated local restaurant Roti to take part in the prestigious Tiffin Cup competition. The yearly award sees restaurants nominated by MPs competing to be named the Best South Asian restaurant in Britain.
People who want to set up a nursery can apply for grants of up to £500 to help cover things like legal and insurance costs, training, equipment and adaptations to buildings.
Member of Parliament for Norwich South Simon Wright has welcomed news that the Government plans to introduce a performance table measure which recognises the highest level of technical training achieved by students aged 16-19.
Norwich South MP Simon Wright is urging parents of two-year olds to check if they’re entitled to 15 hours free childcare a week from this September. New figures reveal that 1,668 toddlers in Norfolk will be eligible. Over £4.5m has been allocated for children in Norfolk representing an investment of £2,763 per child. This is >> Read more
School sports in Norfolk will be receiving a boost of more than £3 million from September. Every state primary school in Norfolk will receive funding for sports in 2013/14 and 2014/15. The funding is the equivalent of around two days a week of a primary teacher’s time to provide more sport for their pupils. A >> Read more
A cross-party committee of MPs, including Norwich South MP Simon Wright, have produced a report calling for the suspension of the use of three pesticides on flowering crops attractive to pollinators. The Environmental Audit Committee calls for a moratorium on three pesticides linked to the decline of pollinators – imidacloprid, clothianidin and TMX. Environmental Audit >> Read more
Nearly 30,000 families in Norfolk are to get greater financial support for childcare thanks to a major new initiative launched by the Government.
Norwich South MP Simon Wright has joined police and campaigners to warn drivers that an extra pint of beer could cost £50,000 should they be convicted for drink driving.
Simon Wright has given his backing to a new scheme to encourage students to consider a career in Agriculture