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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.

Somerset Rivers Authority

Who amongst us can forget the winter floods of four and five years ago? In early 2014, the Environment Agency said 100 million cubic metres of water was covering 65 square kilometres of Somerset soil.

Raqqa, Syria

Last Friday, the curtain concealing the Syrian city of Raqqa was finally flung aside.  The devastated city was formally liberated by Syrian Democratic Forces, a coalition of militia factions, from the grip of Daesh, or Islamic State as the BBC still insists on calling them.

Universal Credit

Believe it or not, the vast majority of those amongst us in the Palace of Westminster are in politics because – yes - they genuinely want to make some kind of positive impact on the condition of lives.

Motor Neurone Disease

In 1963, the then Oxford student and theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking was given two years to live. He was diagnosed with motor neurone disease, that most callous and arbitrary of illnesses, which would gradually detach him from his body and organs, paralysing as it went.

Schools Funding

Quite understandably, given the vast morass of contradictory opinion and the diametrically opposed pronouncements of the Government and the Opposition, huge numbers of people are confused about school funding.

 

Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme

David Warburton MP Urges Rural Communities to Access the

Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme

 

 Broadband users with a download speed of less than 2Mbps can apply for Government subsidy

 

Addressing Frome and Radstock Area NFU

6th February 2017 – David Warburton, MP for Frome, today held a Q & A session for members of the National Farmers Union (NFU) in the Frome and Radstock district, addressing a wide range issues affecting the local farming industry including how farmers will be impacted by Britain’s exit from t