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I am delighted and proud to have been selected again as the parliamentary candidate for Southampton Itchen.

As someone who has lived here all of my life, I know and understand the area intimately and will fight for the issues that matter most to you; your concerns are my concerns. I want to make Southampton and its residents safer, more prosperous and to make our city one of which we can all be proud.

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Bitterne Walk-in Centre Update

I promised to keep you updated on progress in my campaign to save the Bitterne Walk-in Centre from closure. As I understand it the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) cannot make this decision without approval of the City Council’s Health and Well Being Board (H&WBB). This Board is dominated by Labour Councillors. I am therefore a little […]
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Multi-million pound boost for Hampshire blue light collaboration

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) has secured £4 million in Government funding to improve frontline services and strengthen its partnerships with other emergency services. HFRS was given the green light and funding for two projects as the Government announced the beneficiaries of the £75 million Fire Transformation Fund. £2.6m will be used to provide a new […]
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Bitterne Walk-in Centre Update

Last week I was briefed about the proposed closure of the Bitterne Walk-in Centre. Since then I have received some further information from the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). It sheds more light on their thinking but it doesn’t explain how £1.4m is needed for 12 staff and what appear to be relatively inexpensive overheads. I am […]
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Changes to the Bitterne Walk-in Centre

Yesterday I was briefed by the Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) about a ‘Pilot’ scheme to close the BItterne Walk-in Centre for a period of six months from 1st December 2014.   The CCG want to close the centre and re-allocate its current running costs to strengthen community nursing services across the City during the […]
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Firefighter welfare causes to receive £1m funding boost

Hampshire’s fire chiefs have welcomed a multi-million pound boost for firefighter welfare causes.  The Fire Fighters Charity will receive up to £1 million of funding from the Government to enhance their existing services to fire service staff. The charity will also be handed a further £1 million to enable them to offer their services to both ambulance […]
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The Royston Diary

No Limits2

No Limits Business Breakfast

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Street surgery

A good street surgery despite the weather

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FRS information day 1

Emergency Services Information Day

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Politic Show

The Politics Show

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IOW

A Day at The Seaside

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