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Poppy of Honour

Over 1 million servicemen and women from Britain and the Commonwealth were lost or killed during the First World War. That is a difficult number to really get to grips with, a figure so large that it can become an abstraction. The actual figure is 1,115,471.

October Newsletter

David Warburton MP

Your Member of Parliament for Somerton & Frome

 

11th October 2018

 

David says

New Outdoor Play Area for Christ Church CofE First School

MP for Frome, David Warburton, officially opened a new outdoor play area at Christ Church CofE First School on Thursday 4th October.

The MP cut a ceremonial blue ribbon and declared the school’s brand new outdoor adventure play area officially open.

Queen's Commonwelath Canopy Scheme

David Warburton MP Seeks

Suitable Site for Saplings

 

The Woodland Trust offers five young trees to be planted for the ‘Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy’ scheme

 

Frome Dementia Action Alliance

Meeting members of the Frome Dementia Action Alliance to support their plans for the recently relaunched branch in Frome.  With from right to left - Sarah Goff, chair of the Frome branch, Masen Naidoo and Arnold Wills, chair of the Wells DAA.

 

 

Supporting the Arts

If I were to ask you “life - what’s it all for?” you’d agree that would be a fairly big question. But though it might have been tackled for millennia by innumerable thinkers rather more qualified than me, I’m going to take a stab.

The NHS

When Tory Health Minister Henry Willink first proposed the National Health Service in 1944 with the publication of his White Paper "A National Health Service", his idea immediately gathered cross-party support.

Windrush Generation

Alongside tens of thousands of others, my parents came to Britain in the early 1950s. They came with little, my father’s family settling in a Nissen hut on a former prisoner of war camp near Portsmouth.

Meeting Somerset farmers

Meeting Somerset farmers and representatives from the NFU to discuss Brexit and the challenges facing the farming community.

David introduces New 'Rivers Authorities Bill' to Parliament

 David Warburton MP Introduces New

‘Rivers Authorities Bill’ to Parliament

 

The New “Rivers Authorities and Land Drainage Bill” will put Somerset Rivers Authority on a secure footing and give Somerset extra flood protection and resilience