The announcement today of the preferred route for the A303 upgrade near Stonehenge shows that the project remains on track. This critical new infrastructure will slash journey times to the West Country and alleviate traffic problems and rat-running in nearby villages.
Last month I was delighted to welcome Salisbury sixth form student Nancy Hawthorn to Parliament for work experience. At the end of her week Nancy wrote about her experience and what it was like to work in my Westminster office.
I was shocked to learn when speaking with the charity Guide Dogs how often blind people miss their stop because they do not know where they are. In fact 7 in 10 passengers with sight loss have been forgotten on a bus as they missed their stop and were unable to know where on the route they were.