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Villiers welcomes important victory in campaign to save Greek A Level

Theresa Villiers has welcomed an assurance from Nick Gibb, Minister for Education, that Greek A Level is to be retained until at least 2018, with exams regulator, Ofqual, comfirming that the qualification will be available until at least the summer of 2019.

Get involved in the debate on the BBC's future

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, is urging her constituents to get involved in the debate about the future of the BBC. As the review of the BBC's Charter gets underway, she has written the following article, setting out her views.

98% to get access to fast fibre broadband in Chipping Barnet

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has today welcomed the news from BT that Barnet will be included in the next phase of their commercial delivery of fast broadband in the UK. Alongside concerned residents and groups such as the Barnet Society, Theresa has been campaigning to improve access to superfast fibre broadband in her Chipping Barnet constituency. Whilst over 90% of households in the constituency can already subscribe to fast broadband, that leaves some significant gaps in provision, particularly in the High Barnet area. Theresa Villiers said: "BT told me today that coverage of fibre broadband will increase so that 98% of households and businesses in my constituency will be able to get superfast speeds by the time this next phase of their broadband delivery is completed in two years."

Protecting the UK's bee population

Responding to the recent campaign on neonicotinoid insecticides and bees, Theresa Villiers thanks all constituents who have taken the time to email her about this issue. Setting out her views on the campaign, Theresa said:

My plan for Barnet

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has issued the following update on some of her work to deliver on the plan for the constituency she set out at the general election. Theresa writes...

Crime falls again

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet has welcomed news that crime has fallen by more than a quarter (27%) in England and Wales since 2010, to its lowest level on record. This is shown by the latest figure from the independent Office for National Statistics. In the London area, crime has come down by 15% since 2010.

Villiers supports Iftar Ramadan event at Finchley Reform Synagogue

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, attended a joint Iftar event hosted by Finchley Reform Synagogue and the Somali Bravanese Welfare Association last night. Iftar is an occasion for Muslims to come together during the holy month of Ramadan for the evening meal at the end of a day of fasting. The Somali Bravanese community have been holding Ramadan prayers at Finchley Reform Synagogue in Fallow Court Road for the last two years since their cultural centre in Muswell Hill was burnt down in an arson attack.