Since lockdown began in March I've heard dozens of positive stories about communities coming together to support those who may be more vulnerable, helping with shopping, deliveries or just to have a chat with someone who has found themselves isolated.
I have had a number of organised campaign emails from constituents calling for the Environment Bill, currently before Parliament, to set ambitious targets for environmental improvement and to establish an independent watchdog. This is my reply to those emails.
Last week the Prime Minister set out a ‘New Deal’, an ambitious strategy to help Britain recover. His aim is to put jobs, skills and infrastructure investment at the heart of our economic recovery and ‘level up’ the entire country.
The Labour MP Yvette Cooper and the Conservative MP Tim Loughton wrote to me asking for support for their amendment which would have continued the current family reunion provisions for unaccompanied child refugees. This is the answer I gave them.
Yesterday several media outlets, local and national, reported that Wiltshire was on a list of areas facing a second spike in Covid-19 cases which could lead to a ‘local lockdown’, such as the one recently put in place for Leicester.
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