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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.

My response to the Queen’s Speech

On Monday I gave my response to the Queen’s Speech. I urged the Government to continue to have ambition and measure their success in a way that allows further developments to take place so that we can meaningfully address the conditions of the poorest in our society with solutions that give them

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.

Unresolved issues on three parent children

AT the beginning of the week, there was a difficult decision to wrestle with.

Free votes do not happen very often and, on Tuesday, there was just such a vote – and on an issue about which I have been thinking deeply in recent months.

Misconceptions About Fracking Procedure

DISCUSSION of the Infrastructure Bill has been continuing in Parliament this week and one particular aspect of the bill has been attracting a steady stream of correspondence into my inbox.