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Philip Dunne
Member of Parliament for the Ludlow Constituency
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Philip Dunne May 17
Productive meeting of rural stakeholders with Chief Secretary this week. First time HM Treasury has really got behind rural agenda. Hoping this will help rural proof the Spending Review this summer.
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Philip Dunne May 16
Following closure of Tenbury Wells Post Office, I have called on Post Office to establish a temporary service until longer term solution can be found. I am keen to work with local businesses in Burford to find a lasting solution to host a Post Office.
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Philip Dunne May 10
Enjoying Appeasing Hitler, well written reminder of 1930s political malaise in handling Nazi threat to peace in Europe. While biased as know ⁦ well⁩, his debut history already a bestseller. Politicians today need to understand previous periods of great challenge
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Philip Dunne May 8
Disturbed to learn had fire in a classroom last evening, but relieved quickly contained and no one hurt. Hope damage limited and assessment can be made of cause and when classrooms can all be reopened. Thoughts with students and staff this morning
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Philip Dunne May 3
Commend my good colleague for calling on Home Sec to scrap visa fees for Commonwealth veterans. Happy to support. No one who comes to this country to serve in our Armed Forces should be presented with a hefty bill if they wish to remain once their duty is done.
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Philip Dunne May 2
Clear messages from Conservative colleagues keen to ensure we continue to do more to lead the way in tackling climate change
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Philip Dunne May 2
In a debate with general consensus we must do more on climate change, I was pleased to highlight some of the ways we must look for solutions – namely in innovation & technology, agriculture, and channelling Britain’s world leading financial sector towards green investment
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Philip Dunne May 1
Appalled by continuing humanitarian crisis prompting protests on the streets of Caracas. Raised with DFID SoS earlier and asked her to call out horrors of socialist regime in Venezuela inflicting a humanitarian disaster on its own people.
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Philip Dunne Apr 30
Strong progress has been made since 2010 in tackling climate change. But we must do more, and I've joined colleagues in calling for net zero emissions by 2050.
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Philip Dunne Apr 29
Encourage care homes in Shropshire to sign up to this digital tracker to alert NHS to real-time availability of care home beds
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Philip Dunne Apr 26
Pleased to support as Shropshire’s nurse ambassador for raising the profile of nurses and midwives to encourage people to join this fantastic profession
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Philip Dunne Apr 26
Good to welcome David Stout, who took over this month as Accountable Officer for Shropshire CCG
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Philip Dunne Apr 25
Pleased Secretary of State confirmed in response to my question today that the NHS is a matter for UK policymakers. Values, standards and funding model will not be adversely affected by future trade deals.
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Philip Dunne Apr 24
During Opposition Debate today on local government and social care funding, opposition spokesman effectively concedes funding allocations shifted away from rural areas under Labour
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Philip Dunne Apr 23
A very happy ! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 St George well recognised in South Shropshire, not least with beautiful 12 century church in Clun
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Philip Dunne Apr 17
With yesterday’s record 32.72million total in employment, record women in work, record low unemployment at 3.9% and youth unemployment almost halved since 2010, average wages up 3.5%, more positive inflation news from
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Philip Dunne Apr 17
Great to meet players and carers at Highley’s walking football for those with dementia. A really positive initiative to combat social isolation and widen access to the health and wellbeing benefits of sport
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Philip Dunne Apr 15
Glad able to help arrange for over 100 jobseekers to meet employers and training providers, with 100 jobs and apprenticeships on offer this morning at Bridgnorth
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Philip Dunne Apr 11
Pleased Shropshire will receive £53,300 to fund testing of low cost Zephyr monitors and development of an air pollution map, as part of government drive to monitor and improve air quality. Rural areas not immune from this nationwide issue.
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Philip Dunne Apr 11
Very much looking forward to my Jobs Fair in Bridgnorth on Monday, to help local jobseekers and employers connect. Come along to Community Hall, Low Town between 10am-2pm to meet potential employers and see what jobs and training are available.
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