Theo Clarke is MP for Stafford

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Theo Clarke is MP for Stafford and a member of the Conservative party.

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It was great to have a preview of the new business hub in the Shire Hall ahead of the official opening next month. I was pleased to help secure £1.6m of Government funding and to see it has been very well spent. This facility is a huge asset to the #Stafford high street.

Thanks to the National Autistic Society in #Stafford to inviting me to meet with local parents today to discuss #SEND and #autism provision in Staffordshire. We talked about challenges for families and what more the Government can do to help with educational support @NASStafford

Great to catch up with @TracyBullock12 Chief Exec of @UHNM_NHS to discuss #Stafford A&E services, ambulance waiting times & Covid update. I was v pleased to hear that midwife led maternity unit at County will be reopening later in year.

Tuesday 19 July.
The Queen's Baton Relay is coming to #Stafford and #Stone.
A couple of local Batonbearers nominated by the public are hoping to be among the 19 taking part in #Stafford Borough.
Read more about them & find out other relay information from

Delighted to have a meeting with @MinFreerHMG the exports minister @tradegovuk to discuss:
💼helping #Stafford businesses to #export more internationally
👩‍💼encouraging female entrepreneurs and SMEs
📈increasing trade between the UK and #Kenya 🇬🇧🤝🇰🇪

In Parliament I highlighted the important role the UK plays in international institutions.

As a member of the UK’s delegation to the Council of Europe I have seen first-hand how #GlobalBritain can lead on key international issues such as the war in #Ukraine.🌍🇬🇧 @UKDelCoE @coe

The Government has published its response to @icai_uk’s review into UK aid’s results in education. Chair of the ICAI Sub-Committee @theodoraclarke has commented 👇

✅ Training rangers
✅ Strengthening wildlife laws
✅ Helping communities develop sustainable livelihoods

These are some of the 🇬🇧 projects to protect 🇰🇪 wildlife and biodiversity

Round 29 of the @Darwin_Defra fund is open! Find out more and apply:

Are you aged 6-14? Take part in the Our Voice Competition to win some amazing prizes🤩

Submit a poem highlighting how the Games bring people and communities together from across the Commonwealth.

For full competition details➡️

#BringThePower #B2022

I recently brought the Immigration Minister @kevin_j_foster to #Stafford to show him why I am so strongly opposed to the proposed asylum centre at Beaconside & why in my opinion this is not a suitable location for such a facility @ukhomeoffice

What a fantastic day at the Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire with thousands lining the streets to cheer on the athletes around the course & as they make their way to the finish line in the Market Square #Stafford following a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike ride & half marathon.

It's almost here... IRONMAN 70.3 #Staffordshire
Sun 12 June
▶ Spectator Hotspots
▶ FREE shuttle bus info
▶ Athlete Tracker App
▶ Road & street access
▶ How you can follow all the action
📍 #IMUK 🇬🇧

🌎On #WorldOceansDay I was delighted to be re-elected co-chair of the international #conservation APPG. In our meeting we disccued:
🌊 #Commonwealth Blue Charter to protect our oceans
🇷🇼Rwanda Environment Minister @MujaJeanne updated us on #environment plans for #CHOGM2022

Thankyou to Flooding Minister for coming to #Stafford today to discuss flood alleviation. Tackling flooding is one of my top local priorities so I pleased to show her the work being done locally to help tackle #flooding across the constituency & to discuss nature based recovery💦

What a wonderful #PlatinumJubilee weekend of celebrations for HM Majesty!🇬🇧It was lovely to see so many residents enjoying bank holiday across #Stafford. I enjoyed attending many events inc:
🐄 County Show
🔥 Lighting Stafford beacon
🌍 #StaffordintheWorld
☕️ Party in #Penkridge

As part of #StaffordintheWorld in Victoria Park today (Thursday) 12 community groups received grants totalling more than £8,400 to help them continue to deliver great work in #Stafford Borough.

ICYMI - a round-up of recent news
🫖 96 yr olds Jubilee Tea
👑Party streets closed
🌳Climate views
🥳Jubilee in Victoria Park
📆Bank Holiday Bin Day Changes

🌟Great to host my first #Stafford Jobs Fair today with @DWP at @NSCGStafford.

👏Fantastic to see so many #Staffordshire residents turn up & thankyou to the 28 employers who took part.

👩‍💼Delighted to open #Jobs Fair & help local people discover more #employment opportunities.

It's the Stafford Jobs Fair today at @NSCGStafford co-hosted by @theodoraclarke. 😍


This is a fantastic opportunity to come along to chat to local employers about their current vacancies.

🔍Explore our adult learning courses and chat to our #Apprenticeships team.

It was such a pleasure to have afternoon tea with the Mayor & residents of #Stafford Borough who were born in same year as Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth ll -1926- to celebrate #PlatinumJubilee.
We were also joined by several local community champions to thank them for their work.

Join us at #Staffordintheworld and see the links our town has with the rest of the globe as part of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Entertainment throughout the day!
When: Thursday 2 June 2022
Time: 9am to 4pm
Where: Victoria Park, Stafford

🌳Delighted to plant a tree with students at Flash Ley primary school in #Stafford to mark the #PlatinumJubilee

👑This #tree forms part of The Queen’s Green Canopy @QGCanopy proving a lasting legacy for the Queen & teaching students in #Staffordshire to protect our #environment

Combined with the plans we’ve already announced, we are supporting families with the cost of living to the tune of £37 billion or 1.5% of GDP.

That’s higher than countries like France, Germany, and Italy.

Search all the support:

🎉 #Commonwealth games are in #WestMidlands this summer & baton relay is coming to #Stafford. In Parliament I raised recent visit @HuddlestonNigel & importance of @birminghamcg22 legacy:
👩‍💼creating jobs
🤝improving Commonwealth links
📈providing economic boost to #Staffordshire

We will send a one-off £650 cost of living payment directly to around eight million of the lowest income households.

Worth over £5 billion, there will be no need for people to fill out forms – we will send the payment straight into bank accounts.

The #StaffordintheWorld showcase kicks off four days of celebrations to mark Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend in the town's Victoria Park and across the borough from next week.
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🇰🇪 horticultural exports to 🇬🇧 are currently worth Ksh 50billion a year 🥑🥭

Key players from the horticultural sector and 🇰🇪 government including @KevitDesai and @DavidOsiany discuss ways to increase agricultural productivity, jobs and investment 

🇰🇪🤝🇬🇧 trade partnership 🙌

As PM’s Trade Envoy I was pleased to speak at #Trade Connect & Growth Gateway event on UK-Kenya horticulture as follow up to recent 🇬🇧 🇰🇪 roadshow. On my previous visit I saw agricultural exports in Kenya. UK is committed to enhancing trade and investment between our countries 🌍

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Join us from 2.30pm today as we take evidence on the UK approach to preventing mass atrocities with @MattFieldUK, @PeteVowles, @tariqahmadbt & @FCDOGovUK official Leigh Stubblefield. Watch live on Parliament TV here: #AtrocityPrevention

🌍Delighted to host this global #education event with @GPforEducation in Parliament as co-chair of @APPG_SDGs

👩‍🏫In my speech I spoke about the importance of all girls receiving 12 years quality education and the legacy of last year’s UK Kenya hosted Global Education Summit 🇬🇧🇰🇪

With less then 8 days to go, how will you be celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee? 👑

Don’t forget to share your activities using #StaffsJubilee! 🥳

▶️ A full list of events taking place in Staffordshire can be found at:

#HM70 #PlatinumJubilee

Our co-chairs @theodoraclarke & @LordMcConnell post their postcards to the Foreign Secretary calling on her to ensure global education financing is protected & prioritised

Good quality eucation for all is critical for the achievement all #SDGs & the promise to #LeaveNoOneBehind

Join us this afternoon as Chair @theodoraclarke leads a session of the International Development Sub-Committee on tackling fraud in UK aid through multilateral organisations with evidence from @icai_uk & @FCDOGovUK. Watch live on Parliament TV here: #UKaid

🚴‍♀️Fantastic to officially open #Commonwealth Games Cannock Chase mountain biking trail with Sports Minister @HuddlestonNigel & @amandamilling today

🚵‍♂️I’m delighted we’re hosting mountain biking @birminghamcg22 events in #Staffordshire & encourage everyone locally to get involved

Our plan will help 20,000 young people turn their lives around.

Diverting more young people from gangs, drugs and violence will make our streets safer.

🌟Delighted to be hosting the #Stafford jobs fair with @NSCGStafford and @DWP

🤝I encourage #Staffordshire residents to come to Stafford College at 10 am on Tuesday 31st May to meet with a wide range of local employers.

👩‍💻See my website for more info:

Great to catch up with the UK High Commisioner to Kenya @JaneMarriottUK today 🇬🇧 🤝🇰🇪 in Whitehall to discuss ways to increase exports between our two countries & follow up from recent successful UK Kenya trade roadshow 🌍

NEWS: Our new International Development Strategy responds to an increasingly geopolitical world, using honest and reliable finance to challenge dependency on malign actors, and focusing on priorities including women and girls and humanitarian support. 🇬🇧🌍

Lovely to join #Stafford Borough Council today for their civic service & annual council meeting to install the new Mayor. Good to see many local groups & representatives from MOD Stafford in parade at Market Square.

Good to meet with @andy4wm and my #WestMidlands colleagues to discuss:

👩‍🔬creating more high skilled jobs
🚴‍♂️the upcoming #Commonwealth Games @birminghamcg22
📈increasing regional #investment and our work with @midsengine

🔵Fantastic to welcome the Cabinet to #Staffordshire today.

🤝Delighted to introduce our fantastic #Stafford based businesses and regional stakeholders to Government Ministers.

💼Great to speak with @RishiSunak and @alunrogers about supporting local businesses @StokeStaffsLEP

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