As the UK redefines its role in the world, we have the opportunity to forge a more globally-oriented Britain and Africa is key to this. By 2050, a quarter of the world’s population and future consumers will live in Africa.
With increased threats from Russia and cyber terrorism, ongoing conflicts on Europe’s periphery, and mounting tensions between founding members of the alliance, this is a crucial moment for an organisation that has protected us for over 50 years.
Theo Clarke this morning spoke to the Bristol Junior Chamber at their regular Business Breakfast. She discussed the challenges that small businesses face and shared her personal experiences as an entrepreneur.
The Conservatives have pledged record additional funding for the NHS. I will continue to make the case to the Government of the importance of our County Hospital and how A&E services are critical local infrastructure.
As someone who grew up in a small rural village, I'm committed to our farms and rural businesses which are at the heart of sustainable rural communities. I will work with our farmers to ensure environmental protections and support for farming is maintained as we leave the EU.
HS2: Local residents have expressed concerns about the impact of HS2. I welcome the recent news that the Government is currently reviewing the project. I have visited affected villages for the proposed route, from Hopton to the Haywards, and met with the Department of Transport.
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