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The rollout of gigabit broadband

Today in Parliament, Damian raised the issue of broadband connections for homes and businesses especially in the more rural parts of East Hampshire. The county council has made encouraging progress but more is needed. See more here:

Policy package good for East Hampshire

At the conclusion of the party conference season, Damian has said that the package of measures is a good one for the local area.  Among the specifics he highlighted:

Public Meeting in Petersfield

Damian held a public meeting in Petersfield tonight and thanked everyone for the good discussion on education, climate change and of course Brexit.

Meeting with M3Enterprise LEP

Damian had an up-date meeting with Dave Axam and Tracey Tatam from M3 Enterprise this morning, discussing the support for local businesses and economic growth within East Hampshire, together with the work underway by the LEP to build connections between local schools and businesses.

Damian re-adopted as Conservative candidate

Damian was delighted this evening to have been re-adopted as Conservative candidate for East Hampshire in the next election, whenever it comes.

Damian said:

Citizens Advice turns 80

Damian was honoured to join East Hampshire Citizens’ Advice today to celebrate the 80th birthday of Citizens Advice, and was pleased to have the opportunity to thank the volunteers, trustees and staff for the invaluable work done locally by them all.   

Give a Day to Policing

As part of the 'Give a Day to Policing' initiative, Damian spent a shift with the East Hampshire Response & Patrol team this afternoon and evening. This was a great opportunity to see and hear about some of the huge variety of vital work that the police do locally. 

NFU event in Parliament

This morning Damian attended the NFU Back British Farming Day in Parliament.

Damian said:

Tackling Climate Change

Damian was invited to meet with members of the Petersfield WI tonight to discuss climate change and to talk about the action being taken by the government in this area. Other local groups such as Plastic Free Petersfield, together with some local schools were also represented.