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What the Government has done this week...

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

Saturday 7th April 

Baroness Sugg set out plans to make the country’s aviation sector world-leading in prioritising passengers, fostering sustainable growth and promoting trade.

James Heappey weekly column

This week the world has been shocked and appalled by the pictures emerging from Syria of children killed in the latest attack using chemical weapons.

What the Government has done this week...

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

Saturday 31st March

The Prime Minister established a Funeral Fund for grieving parents who have lost their child meaning that parents will no longer have to meet the costs of burials or cremations.

James Heappey weekly column

Sometimes the fake news that finds favour on social media is harmless but sometimes it can be alarming for people and erode their trust in society as a whole.

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.