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Michael supports Broadstone Pantomime

Michael was delighted to be invited to the pantomime in Broadstone for its 40th anniversary production on the Wizard of Oz. Michael and his daughter had a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon and Michael was impressed by the professionalism of the performance.

 

Michael attends debate about tax for families

Michael was pleased to be able to contribute to a debate the tax rate for families. MPs are calling on the Chancellor to review the marginal tax rate for families. Michael was also highlighting the manifesto for families which is supported by many Conservative MPs.

 

Brexit debate speech

This is the full text of the speech Michael made in Parliament on Friday.

 

Michael meets Secretary of State for Health

Michael was pleased to meet the Secretary of State for Health and Social care, Matt Hancock recently. They discussed the upcoming changes to healthcare and hospital provision in Dorset.

Michael speaks in Brexit debate

Michael was pleased to speak in the Brexit debate setting out his reasons why he cannot support it this week.

Local school children design Christmas cards

As in previous years, Michael asked local school children to design his Christmas cards. There were some fantastic entries, with a lovely range of designs. They are being sent out across Dorset and beyond. Congratulations to those children who had their designs chosen.

Michael welcomes £970 million boost to police funding

Michael welcomes £970 million boost to police funding

Michael has welcomed yesterday’s announcement that funding for the police system will increase by up to £970 million next year, the biggest increase since 2010.

Save the Children Parade Wimborne

Michael was delighted to be able to help as a marshal at the 30th Wimborne parade raising money for Save the Children. Despite the awful weather, there was a good turnout, and people enjoyed a great display of festive floats and music.

Michael thanks hard working postal staff

Michael was delighted to visit the sorting office in Wareham to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on early Season’s Greetings to its dedicated, hardworking staff.