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More Police Officers for Gloucestershire

I warmly welcome the Government’s announcement that an additional 20,000 police officers will be recruited in England and Wales over the next three years. The recruitment drive will start as early as September with the launch of a national campaign.

The New Prime Minister

Congratulations to Boris Johnson on his election as the new Prime Minister.

The New Apollo Theatre at CGH!

More investment for Cheltenham General Hospital! Last week I was delighted to visit the £2m+ Apollo theatre at CGH, just days before it opened to NHS patients.

Alex Chalk MP to bring bottle deposit machine to Cheltenham

Alex Chalk MP has joined forces with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and young environmental campaigners from Cheltenham schools to bring a state-of-the-art bottle deposit return machine to Cheltenham High Street this Friday, 28th June.

The Leadership Race

I’m writing this on Tuesday night, after watching an entirely unilluminating BBC leaders debate. The format really didn’t work I’m afraid, and led to endless interrupting – by both the presenter and candidates.

The UK is going Net-Zero!

It’s happened! Following my Bill which I recently presented to Parliament calling for a legal requirement to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, I am absolutely delighted that the Government has now decided to back this call. Net zero target will shortly be the law of the land.