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.

In My View - 29th September 2016

The bloodied faces of children in Aleppo let down by the failure of the ceasefire in Syria this week are tough but necessary viewing.

In My View - 15th September 2016

Earlier this week the Boundary Commission revealed its proposals to change the configuration of some of the seats in Parliament.

In My View - 8th September 2016

Economic performance since the nation's vote to leave the European Union has been positive, with strong data reported in the UK's consumer, manufacturing and service sectors.

In My View - 16th August 2016

The economy received a welcome boost from higher consumer spending last month. After the exertions of the last year I expect people are relieved to have a bit of warm weather in which to relax and make merry.