Archives for March 2016

Flood Prevention – the hard work goes on

Ian Liddell-Grainger

The horror of the floods may seem a distant memory, but the remedial work to stop it happening again has become a constant feature of life. At least we now know exactly what is being done, who is doing it and whhttp://www.somersetriversauthority.org.uk/at is planned to happen in the near future. The …
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Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day. 14th March 2016. At Westminster we celebrated. My role, as chair of the UK Branch, was small. But we share an important  common purpose - a positive one. The Commonwealth matters. I believe it represents the best of British. Read my speech to Parliament here …
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Hinkley C gets the Anglo-French green light!

It took a top level summit meeting to stop the uncertainty, but now there can be virtually no doubt at all that France (which owns EDF) and Britain are enthusiastically right behind the development of Hinkley C power station. The Prime Minister and the French President even went to the trouble of …
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Birds of a Feather

Linda Robson and I have something in common. She's famous, of course, for her TV comedy roles. But we share a genuine belief in the tremendous work done by Marie Curie nurses helping patients here in Somerset and all over the UK. Every March the Marie Curie organisation holds a special Daffodil …
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