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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.

Proactive action to support vulnerable

I STARTED my week bright and early at Stonehenge School, discussing options to secure long-term investment for Amesbury’s secondary school.

Government’s duty to maintain national security

IT was a great pleasure on Monday to welcome Defence Minister Philip Dunne to mark a significant milestone for Dstl – an investment in the site that will bring more high quality jobs to Porton.