November 13, 2018

Horse Tethering

A lot of people have emailed in about the issue of horse tethering so I would like to take a moment to set out what I have been doing on this important issue. I have raised this issue with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Secretary of State Michael Gove. I asked the below question; “… …

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November 8, 2018

Planting Trees – The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

It was a pleasure to join pupils from local schools this week to plant trees around the constituency as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy. The Woodland Trust provided trees to over 500 MPs to contribute to the tree planting project across the UK and the Commonwealth. I joined Adamsdown Primary School’s Eco Council, the Nursery Class at Albany Primary, Marlborough …

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November 7, 2018

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

Jo Stevens MP looking at the report with representatives from Heart UK

I met with HEART UK in Parliament at the launch of their report into cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its effect on the UK. CVD is responsible for 160,000 deaths across the UK every year, that’s a quarter of all deaths across the UK. It’s also one of the leading causes of premature death with 40,000 people dying prematurely from CVD …

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November 5, 2018

Collection for Women in Refuges

For the last three years I’ve taken part in a collection of donations for women and children forced to spend the Christmas season in refuges and I’ll be opening up my office as a collection point again this year. This time of year can be very difficult for people in uncertain circumstances, and a refuge is not where anybody wants …

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