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.

VIDEO: I pledge to Pass On Plastic

Myself, and a host of cross-party MPs have pledged to #passonplastic. 

You can watch the video above of when Sky Ocean Rescue hosted an excellent event in Westminster. 

I am pleased to support Sky and do my bit to help conserve our wildlife and oceans for generations to come. 

James Heappey weekly column

This week Glastonbury Town Council have started to distribute a survey to residents asking what people think about building a bypass that will allow passing traffic to avoid the current bottleneck at the foot of Glastonbury Tor on Chilkwell Street.

James Heappey MP backs Plastic Free Parliament initiative

Wells MP James Heappey has joined the battle against single-use plastic by supporting Surfers Against Sewage’s latest project Plastic Free Parliament.

The initiative, which has just been launched, aims to reduce the amount of avoidable single-use plastic used in Parliament.