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Festive Switch On For Superfast Broadband

Member of Parliament for Macclesfield, David Rutley, was pleased to be attendance at the switch on for superfast broadband in Bosley, on 4th December.

David Rutley Welcomes Fair Funding Breakthrough

David Rutley MP has welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s commitment to introduce fair school funding as part of his Comprehensive Spending Review.  A new funding formula will set a national rate that every school will receive for each pupil, with additional funding for those with extra needs.  Crucially, from 2017-18 onwards the resources schools and local authorities will receive will be based on pupil characteristics rather than historic calculations.  The Department for Education will consult on the detail of the announcement in early 2016.

MP Attends 40th Anniversary Dinner For Everest Heroes

Member of Parliament for Macclesfield, David Rutley, was honoured to be invited to attend a dinner to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first ascent of the South West face of Mount Everest, often referred to as “The Hard Way”.

Poynton's Businesses Praised By MP

Local businesses in Poynton took the opportunity to celebrate their successes during the previous year, at Poynton Town Council’s Poynton Achievements in Customer Excellence (PACE) Awards, at Davenport Golf Club.

MP Backs Enterprising Macclesfield

Member of Parliament for Macclesfield, David Rutley, has called on local businesses to support Enterprising Macclesfield, a new initiative which aims to develop enterprise in the Macclesfield area, following its successful launch on 17th November.

NSPCC Celebrates 120th Anniversary

David Rutley, MP for Macclesfield, joined in the celebrations at Prestbury Golf Club, as the the NSPCC East Cheshire branch enjoyed the charity’s 120th anniversary.

MP Applauds Trade Skills Work With Young People

Member of Parliament for Macclesfield, David Rutley, has learnt how a local company are supporting young people who are having challenges in a school environment, by offering them training for vocational skills.

Local MP Salutes Lancaster Bomber Hero

Following the marking of Remembrance Sunday, Member of Parliament for Macclesfield, David Rutley, met with Ken Oates, a Lancaster Bomber crew member during the Second World War, at his home in Higher Poynton, to personally thank him for his bravery in serving his country.