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Damian visits Kidney Care in Alton

Damian was Interested to meet with Alton-based Kidney Care UK last week, and to see more detail today on the plans to introduce a new opt-out system for organ donation – providing thousands of people across the UK the opportunity to have the life-changing surgery they need.

Damian visits GamesQuest

Damian always appreciates the opportunity to visit local businesses and today he had the pleasure of meeting Nigel and the team at GamesQuest. Based in Bordon, the company supplies thousands of different types of games and merchandise. For more information: 

Damian visits Petersfield Post Office

Damian visited Petersfield Post Office today and met with Post Office Ltd staff and ZCo, the franchise operator who took over the management of the site in November 2019.

SWR announces strike compensation

Following the unprecedented strike action in December by members of the RMT union, Damian is pleased that the Government has worked with South Western Railway (SWR) to secure compensation arrangements that will see the cost of up to five days rail travel paid to season ticket holders and daily ti

Local schools working together

Damian was delighted to join Bohunt School and Bedales School at Westminster this week, celebrating collaboration between schools from the independent and state sectors.

Speedwatch launch in Petersfield

Damian was delighted to join volunteers for the launch of the Petersfield Speedwatch campaign, and was pleased to hear that to hear that so many people have signed up to  support the campaign.

National Apprenticeship Week visit

In National Apprenticeship Week, Damian visited Alton-based company Testo in meet Will, an accounting apprentice who is supported by the apprenticeship scheme at East Hampshire District Council company. 

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Meeting with ICCAN on airspace design

Damian met with the Head of the Independent Commission on Aviation Noise (ICCAN) to discuss the work of the new body and how future plans for airspace modernisation and airport expansion may impact local communities.

Local climate groups leading the way

Action being taken by local climate groups and individuals was praised this week by Damian as he introduced a Westminster Hall debate on the Net Zero target and decarbonising transport.

Damian opens Westminster Hall debate

Damian opened a Westminster Hall debate on decarbonising transport, coming as it did on the same day as the government’s announcement to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2035: