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Constituency Engagements

It’s been an extremely productive day in and around Salisbury and I’ve packed in a large number of engagements. It’s such a privilege to represent a constituency where there is so much going on and so many excellent businesses and local organisations to meet with. 

English Tourism Week - Visit Salisbury!

It’s English Tourism Week and I have been out and about all day in Salisbury, meeting with local businesses, retailers and attractions. Salisbury is one of England’s finest cathedral cities, and there is so much for local people and tourists alike to enjoy.

Lloyds Bank Closure

This afternoon, I met with representatives from Lloyds Bank at the branch in Wilton, accompanied by local Wiltshire councillor, Pauline Church.

My Statement on Salisbury Athletics Track

In recent weeks, I have met with both representatives of the athletics club and South Wilts school governors to hear their perspectives about the future of the running track.

Extending a welcome to refugees

ON Monday, I was glad to meet some of my newest constituents and extend a warm welcome to Salisbury.

The Abbara family have travelled to Wiltshire from Syria with support from the UK Government.

Delighted to be working for the new Chancellor

I WAS pleased on Friday to meet with the Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Economic Regeneration for Wiltshire and to reinforce how critical it is that Salisbury’s strategic projects are at the top of the LEP’s plans.

May has all the qualities to be a successful PM

A TUMULTUOUS two weeks in Westminster has ended with the appointment of a new Prime Minister, Theresa May.

I am pleased that the process of selecting a leader and Prime Minister has been able to end early, providing businesses and households with much-needed confidence.

Raising constituents’ problems in parliament

WHEN constituents approach me with problems, my first instinct is to seek a swift resolution by making direct representations on their behalf to the companies, organisations or government departments involved.

Important step forward for football club

EARLY on Monday morning, I followed up on my previous conversations with the trustees of the Raymond McEnhill estate, encouraging them to consider the benefits of giving at least a short-term lease at the Ray Mac to the new Salisbury FC.