October News

News from Westminster – A day in the Life of an MP in London


Michael meets Director of Tank Museum

Michael recently met the Director of the Tank Museum, Richard Smith. Michael enjoyed his first trip to the Tank Museum and was interested to hear about what opportunities they offer, particularly with regard to visits from local schools.

Michael Supports British Farming

Michael pledged to Back British Farming at an event in Westminster this week. Michael recognises the vital role that South West farmers are contributing to the economy, the countryside and food production.

Michael supports family manifesto

Michael recently joined over 40 other MPs calling on the Prime Minister to strengthen families to build a fairer society. A group of MPs jointly published a Manifesto to Strengthen Families.

Reef Youth Centre

Michael was delighted to attend the Community Open Day at the Reef Youth Centre. The Reef was celebrating its first anniversary since opening in September 2016.

Meeting with MoreBus

Michael recently had a very productive meeting with Andrew Wickham, Managing Director of MoreBus. MoreBus buses serve communities across Mid Dorset and North Poole.

Michael meets local residents

Michael was pleased to have been invited to meet and chat to local residents in Magna Care home.

The residents quizzed Michael and local Poole councillor Jane Newell about a variety of local and national issues.

Michael pledges to reduce waste

Michael was delighted to attend a Coffee Cup Awareness Day this week hosted by ‘Wimborne War on Waste’, to highlight the damage disposable coffee cups have on the environment.

Michael asks question in PMQs

Michael was delighted to be able to ask a question of the First Secretary of State at Prime Minister's questions last week. The Prime Minister herself was away, and Michael took the opportunity to raise the importance of getting Young People into work.