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James Heappey weekly column

This week, the Government announced £100million nationwide to fix potholes caused by the adverse winter weather and £2.5million of that has come to Somerset. This will be very welcome news for local motorists and cyclists who will be only too aware of how many potholes there are in our roads.

Government funding to fix Somerset’s roads welcomed by James Heappey MP

The Government has today (Monday) announced Somerset will receive nearly £2.5million of extra cash to repair winter damage on the county’s roads.  

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has allocated Somerset the second biggest share in the South West of a £100million country-wide fund.

James Heappey weekly column

The attack in Salisbury, probably by Russia, cannot be something that we take lightly. As terrifying as it may be to consider prolonged disagreement with Putin, we cannot allow foreign powers to carry out attacks on UK sovereign territory and that injure British nationals.

What the Government has done this week...

Here are some of the things the Government has done over the past week... 

 

 Saturday 4th March

Sajid Javid announced proposals for planning reform in our drive to build the homes Britain needs and make them more affordable for aspirational working Britons.

James Heappey weekly column

Last week’s weather was pretty epic and caused huge excitement for my children who got the thrill of their first school Snow Days. Yet for all the excitement in households with children, there was also some really serious work going on to make sure that essential services were maintained.

What the Government has done this week...

Here are some of the things the Government has done over the past week... 

 

 Saturday 24th February

Dominic Raab announced new funding to help speed up planning decisions and help deliver quality, new homes.

You can read more about it here.