Have Your Say On Macclesfield and Cheshire East Housing Plan

Macclesfield MP David Rutley is encouraging local residents to have their say on plans for major new housing developments in Macclesfield and Cheshire East. The draft new Local Plan produced by Cheshire East Council sets out where houses could be built in Macclesfield and surrounding areas up to 2030. Cheshire East Council has earmarked four sites in Macclesfield for new-build housing.

David Rutley welcomes rise in apprenticeships

David Rutley MP has welcomed new figures that show a record number of people in Macclesfield started an apprenticeship in 2011/12. The figures also show provisional results for the number of apprenticeship starts in the first quarter of 2012/13 – in August to October 2012 270 people in the Macclesfield constituency started apprenticeships in just three months.

Poynton Pupils in Parliament

David Rutley MP welcomed sixth form students from Poynton High School to Parliament on 7th January. The history students had travelled to Westminster to discover more about how Parliament works.

Supporting Macclesfield Hospital’s Bid for Foundation Trust Status

2013 will be an important year for Macclesfield Hospital and our local community health services, as East Cheshire NHS Trust prepares to achieve Foundation Trust status. The main difference in becoming an NHS Foundation Trust is the way in which the Trust will be run.