Gazette & Herald Column: Let's look to the future and build global partnerships

It was a back to Westminster this week for the start of the most momentous term we have had in politics for decades – the one where we get our withdrawal arrangement agreed with the EU, settle our bills and agree a new economic partnership before Brexit Day next year.  I have had a wonderful summ

Gazette & Herald Column: We must act to protect us from climate change

I have loved the unbroken sunshine this summer although I haven’t enjoyed the effect on my garden or the impact on our famers who have been hit by the largest soil water deficits recorded since 1961 causing sharply reduced crop yields.  It’s made me recall the previous record breaking summer of 1

Pewsey & Bedwyn Railway Closures

I have received the attached letter from Mark Hopwood, Managing Director at Great Western Railway about recent performance on the GWR network.

Gazette & Herald Column: Biggest investment in NHS for over a decade

On Monday, Cabinet met for the final time before the Parliamentary Recess in a very sunny Newcastle.  There was much to discuss after one of the busiest and eventful Parliamentary terms I can remember, and while our work will only gather pace over the summer as we prepare for Brexit, I wanted to