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National Trust

Visited Crickley Hill with the National Trust. We discussed the A417 plans, farming and how outdoor spaces are managed for people and wildlife.

Westminster Africa Business Group

I welcomed His Excellency the High Commissioner of Ghana at an event I hosted in the House of Commons last night on behalf of the Westminster Africa Business Group

Chelsea Pensioners

I met with the Chelsea Pensioners at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea . They are a wonderful group in a marvellous, historic setting. Tours of the building are available.

Racehorse Protection

I participated in a debate regarding the protection of racehorses in which I discussed the importance of improving the welfare of racehorses in the United Kingdom.

Meeting with Dominic Raab

I met with Brexit Secretary Dominic Rabb at the Conservative Party Conference discussing a range of issues - not just Brexit!

Community Pharmanies

At an event hosted by PSNC and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to hear about the important service our community pharmacies provide in helping patients in Tewkesbury with long-term conditions.

Cheltenham Jobs Fair

Cheltenham Jobs Fair is running on Wednesday 18th July 2018 at the Town Hall, Cheltenham, 10am to 1pm.

This will be free to attend and there will be over 20 exhibitors from various sectors and industries recruiting on the day.

No registration is required.

Tier 2 Visa cap

I welcome the decision by the Home Secretary to exclude doctors and nurses from the cap on skilled worker visas. While we should continue to concentrate on growing our own workforce, the Home Secretary has recognised that, at this time, we need more nurses and doctors in the UK.

Guide Dogs UK

Today I met with guide dog owners to discuss the Guide Dogs UK campaign on pavement parking. This is a big issue and causes serious issues for blind and partially sighted people.

Ethiopia's 27th National Day

I was delighted to speak at a celebration of Ethiopia's 27th National Day. This has been a time of great change for Ethiopia, with the appointment of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his plans for political reform.