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Barnet supermarkets back efforts to reduce food waste

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has been seeking support from local supermarkets for her campaign against food waste. She visited Waitrose in High Barnet on Friday to talk to them about her campaign.

Better broadband campaign continues

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, met Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Media and Sport, this afternoon in Parliament to lobby for better broadband for Barnet.

Hadley Common to get new conservation plan

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has welcomed publication of a draft Woodland Management Plan for Monken Hadley Common in High Barnet. She is encouraging local people to get involved in the debate over the new plan.

Action against burglary welcomed by MP

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has welcomed the action being taken by the police in Barnet to combat burglary. Taking up the concerns of residents, Theresa has urged the police to put burglary at the top of their list of local priorities. Operation Maxilla was launched in November and officers undertook a number of initiatives including plain clothes and hi visibility patrols, utilising ANPR (Automated Number Plate Recognition) cameras and providing crime prevention advice.

Barnet almshouse charities protected

Theresa Villiers has acted on behalf of Barnet’s almshouse charities to preserve their unique status. This a form of charity which dates back to the 10th century and has for hundreds of years provided homes for the poor or elderly from a geographical area or a particular profession. 

Will 2016 see progress on Cyprus settlement?

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has issued the following New Year message on matters relating to Cyprus and her British Cypriot constituents."As the holiday season comes to an end and we consider the year ahead, it is a good time to consider the prospects for a negotiated settlement in Cyprus.

New Year's resolution: reducing food waste

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, is suggesting that a New Year resolution which it would be good for people to adopt is reducing food waste. Theresa has been campaigning on this issue since a constituent contacted her about it some months ago. Reporting back on her campaign to date, Theresa said:

Assurances on neighbourhood policing

After extensive contacts with the Mayor of London and the Home Secretary, Theresa Villiers has gained assurances that dedicated ward teams of police officers will be retained with at least one police officer and PCSO attached to each ward in Barnet, guaranteed for the next 12 months.

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.