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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.

Villiers celebrates Chanukah at No. 10

Theresa Villiers, Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet, has issued a special Chanukah message and taken part in the Chanukah celebrations at Number 10 Downing Street, along with members of Barnet’s Jewish community.

Autumn Statement news: tax credit cuts cancelled

In his Autumn statement this week, the Chancellor announced the government's plans for spending over the next four years. This article sets out some of the key decisions made and how they might affect us in Barnet. If you are....

Theresa Villiers welcomes new business to Friern Barnet Road

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, was delighted to formally open the new Spice Gate restaurant in Friern Barnet Road at the weekend. Spice Gate is situated on the site of the Arjun Tandoori restaurant, which had been left empty and derelict for two years. The new business will create 14 jobs.