Covid testing in Barnet

Responding to reports from constituents that they were having difficulty getting Covid tests, Theresa Villiers MP has issued the following statement:

Shana Tova! Message for Rosh Hashanah from Theresa Villiers

Celebrated over two days by Jewish people in the UK and across the world, Rosh Hashanah starts on the first day of Tishrei and is marked by the lighting of candles, prayers and the blowing of a ceremonial ram horn called a Shofar.

Statement on the UK Internal Market Bill

Responding to constituents who have been in touch about the UK Internal Market Bill, Theresa Villiers has published the following statement:

Villiers comes to the aid of local Greek School

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has stepped in to assist Ashmole Greek School reach agreement with the Ashmole Academy to enable them to carry on renting school facilities at weekends.

Villiers champions black history in the curriculum

Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers last night called on the government to make black history a central part of the school curriculum. Theresa led an Adjournment Debate in the Commons on the issue and told MPs: “Getting more black history into the curriculum matters.”

New ward for Barnet Hospital

MP Theresa Villiers will lobby the Government to invest even more in local NHS services following the setting up of a new ward at Barnet Hospital to deal with expected winter pressure.

Barnet Council rejects tower blocks for New Barnet

MP Theresa Villiers said today she was delighted that councillors have thrown out plans to build 652 flats – with blocks of up to ten storeys high - at Victoria Quarter in New Barnet.

Changes to 384 bus route condemned

Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers has condemned the London Mayor for allowing transport bosses to change the 384 bus route despite widespread opposition to the plan.

Start Up Loan scheme helps 75,000 businesses

Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers has praised the Government-owned British Business Bank after it announced its 75,000th Start Up Loan to help entrepreneurs.

A message for Raksha Bandhan from Theresa Villiers MP

Today is the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan. "Raksha" means protection and "Bandhan" means bond. So the name of the festival translates as "bond of protection". There is an ancient tradition of tying a thread or decorative band round the wrist of family members.