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.

Yeovil MP calls on MoD to keep equipment on site in Yeovil

Marcus Fysh has today urged the Ministry of Defence to keep helicopter engineering equipment based in Yeovil. In particular the MoD may be able to exert pressure over use of the jigs and tooling set-up used by GKN and help ensure that work stays local.

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.

AGC Aero Composites apprentices awarded certificates by Marcus Fysh MP

Apprenticeships at AGC Aero Composites were presented their Apprenticeship completion certificates by local MP Marcus Fysh. Attended by Directors and families and friends of the apprentices, it was a fantastic event that celebrated the hard work and achievements of the apprentices.

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.

Pensioners Information and Advice Fair

Yeovil MP Marcus Fysh will be hosting a Pensioners Information and Advice Fair on Saturday 15 October between 11-2 at Yeovil Baptist Church (South Street, BA20 1QF).

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.