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Damian supports campaign for pubs

Damian attended a parliamentary reception held by Britain's Beer Alliance and is pleased to support their #LongLiveTheLocal campaign.

A New Year message

When I hit my 50th birthday a month or so ago, I had cause to reflect on all that has changed in half a century – the vast majority of it for the better.  

QA Hospital gets upgrade in cancer testing facilities

Damian Hinds is delighted that Portsmouth’s Queen Alexandra Hospital is one of the NHS sites to benefit from a multi-million pound funding programme to up-grade cancer testing and detection services.

Farnborough Airport must honour reassurances

Damian Hinds has said the owners of Farnborough Airport must be held to account for reassurances given to local residents on the impact of flightpaths that will be used once the new controlled airspace comes into force in 2020. 

Damian welcomes the Environment Bill

Damian spoke yesterday in Parliament in the debate on the Environment Bill. He welcomed action on air quality, biodiversity, tree cover and waste & recycling, and was also able to highlight some of the great local action - like the East Hants schools bringing in crisp packet recycling.

Shared Rural Network to improve mobile coverage

Damian has welcomed a new £1 billion deal brokered by the Government with mobile phone operators, that will tackle areas of poor mobile coverage locally and in other rural areas across the country.

RBL Poppy Appeal launch in Liphook

Damian joined the Royal British Legion Liphook branch for the launch of their 2019 Poppy Appeal at Sainsbury's on Saturday morning.

Google comes to Petersfield

Damian was delighted to welcome the Google Digital Garage bus to Petersfield today, offering free courses and one to one sessions with members of the public. This was a follow up to a session the Google team ran in Alton a year ago.