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Owen Meets Schools Minister

Owen attended a meeting at the Department of children, Schools and Families yesterday with Jim Knight, Minister of State for Schools and Daniel Kawczynski, MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham.

Owen Slams Bloody Sunday Inquiry Costs

LAWYERS have been deemed ""the main beneficiaries"" of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry after it was revealed they raked in £98 million in fees for work on the hearings.

Eames report - Owen's Reply

Responding to reports that the Consultative Group on the Past, co-chaired by Lord Eames and Denis Bradley, will suggest that a payment of £12,000 be made to the families of all those killed during the Troubles, including members of paramilitary groups,

Owen to Discuss Crime with Police

Owen will meet Chief Superintendent Andy Rowsell in Shrewsbury on Thursday to discuss his recent survey on crime. The survey was attached to Owen's most recent Westminster Report.

Owen Visits New Police HQ in Shrewsbury

As part of his programme of regular visits, Owen Paterson was at Monkmoor police station on Friday to meet Chief Superintendent Andy Rowsell, the new Shropshire Divisional Commander and other senior officers.

Owen Named as Frontbencher of the Year

Owen has been chosen as Frontbencher of the Year by the editor of the ConservativeHome website for his work as Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland:

Conservatives and UUP Agree Deal

Today we come together - Conservatives and Unionists - to create a dynamic new political and electoral force, a new force to cement Northern Ireland's position as a peaceful, prosperous and confident part of our United Kingdom.

Opening of Mulbry Business Park

Owen Paterson visited Mulbry Business Park on Thursday 27th November to open the new site. The Park was built by McPhillips (Wellington) Ltd, working with North Shropshire District Council

Owen Responds to the Pre Budget Report

Commenting on the PBR, Owen Paterson said: ""This a £20 billion temporary tax giveaway, followed by almost £40 billion of announced permanent tax rises - that's almost £1,500 for every family.