My Weekly Roundup

At Conservative Party Conference last week, the theme was opportunity, and having spoken to party members and colleagues, it is clear that everyone is excited about the opportunities that the government is making available for people and businesses across the country.  See what I have been doing

Gazette & Herald Column: Extra £240m will ease transition from hospital

After the Conservative Party Conference last week I enjoyed a busy day of meetings in the Constituency, beginning with a catch up with the senior management team of Great Western Hospital, upon which so many of us depend. We discussed the plans for dealing with winter pressures at the hospital th

Good news: Superfast Broadband in Winterbourne Bassett

I was so pleased to receive an email from Constituents in Winterbourne Bassett which included screenshots showing “before” (1.46 mbps) and “after” (69.2mbps) download speeds.  At last, Winterbourne Bassett has been connected to Superfast Broadband under phase 2 of the Wiltshire Online programme w

Gazette & Herald Column: Bill will prepare farmers for the post-Brexit future

As preparation continues for Brexit next March we are preparing to grasp the opportunities that this historic departure presents to get rid of outdated policies and procedures, as well as ensure that our exit is done in an orderly way that keeps our economy growing and our country secure.