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In My View 6th April 2017

Now that Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty has been invoked to begin the process of the UK leaving the European Union, negotiators on both sides are focusing on the practicalities of our future arrangements.

Marcus commits to dualling of the A303

THE A303 should be the government’s top priority, despite calls to scrap improvements over fears it will devastate the environment, according to South Somerset MP Marcus Fysh.

In My View - 30th March 2017

Last week brought a shocking reminder of both the fragility and the importance of our democracy.

In My View - 29th December

New Year is a time when many of us reflect on the past and look to the future, perhaps getting the opportunity to understand where we have come from and plan or hope for where we are going.

In My View - 8th Decmeber

At this time of year I think the need of a place to call "home" is more important than ever.

Housing is one of the topics that features most regularly in the volume of constituent correspondence that I receive.

In My View - 24th November

At the time of writing I am looking forward to tomorrow’s Autumn Statement, in which Phillip Hammond will lay out some of his spending priorities for the next year.

No Plans for A&E or Maternity Closure in Local NHS Strategy

Local MP Marcus Fysh has welcomed the news in the Sustainability and Transformation Plan published today. Somerset CCG’s STP is a plan for the next five years aiming to build on the 2014 NHS Five Year Forward View which sets out leading clinicians’ plans to integrate health and social care.

In My View - 20th October

Research shows that the benefits of infrastructure investment are most felt in areas which actively seek to capitalise on it, with possibilities for housing, skills and jobs.

In My View - Thursday 13th October 2016

Last week ended with some unsettling news about GKN as Leonardo consider taking the manufacture of Wildcat helicopter parts back in-house.