The House of Commons has finally voted to hold a General election and the agreed date is Thursday 12th December. Holding an early election was not the Prime Minister’s preference, but as it was proving impossible to deliver Brexit he was left with no other option.
It was great to meet local businesses at the ‘Taste of Gloucestershire’ event in Westminster today. Thank you to all those who came along to showcase the amazing local produce that the area has to offer.
Great news announced by the Health Secretary- Cheltenham’s A&E is remaining open! Alex Chalk, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown and I have led a major campaign on this issue and Matt Hancock has responded favourably.
Really enjoyed visiting Cleeve School and talking to pupils about climate change and ways in which we can avoid it. Thanks to those who organised it and the pupils who took part. It was very worthwhile.
Today, I asked an urgent question to the Minister of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport regarding crowd behaviour at the Bulgaria v England football game. To see the full clip please click here