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Tuesday 27 October 2020 Latest News

Wiltshire and Swindon’s Police & Crime Commissioner, Angus Macpherson, and Inspector Doug Downing welcomed North Wiltshire MP James Gray to the new Community Policing Team hub in Royal Wootton Bassett on Friday. The revamped station was opened officially in July and James came to visit the new site and tour the facilities. 

Angus Macpherson said that: “We are very pleased with this development as part of the delivery of my Estate Strategy. Also, this week, we announced that work was commencing at a new hub for Warminster.  Plans for a new police facility in Tidworth are well in hand too.”

James Gray MP enjoyed the visit, commenting that:

“I was glad to be able to visit the new Policing Team hub and get a tour of the wonderful new facilities. It was great to see the work they have been doing and I am sure it will be a great addition to our community.”

Monday 26 October 2020 Latest News

Wiltshire’s vulnerable children will benefit from free meals during October half-term after Wiltshire Council agreed to ensure families struggling with food poverty in the county are supported.

Cllr Laura Mayes, Cabinet Member for Children, Education and Skills, said: “We know that many families are feeling the financial pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we want to do all we can to support them.

“We want to ensure that children do not go hungry during these school

Friday 23 October 2020 Weekly Column

You’d have thought that the last thing we need at a time like this is political point scoring, silly political games, holier-than-thou virtue signalling. Yet we have had a fair bit of it this week.

Andy Burnham tried to make his name as Champion of Manchester, but looked a bit silly as a result by comparison with his Labour mayoral colleagues, Dan Jarvis in Sheffield who has quietly done a perfectly sensible deal with the Government, and even Sadiq Khan in London, who has avoided

Thursday 15 October 2020 Weekly Column

It’s hard to remember a time when weightier- and more problematic- matters faced us. The four horsemen of the Apocalypse? I hope not.

 First, the Covid figures are appalling and to all appearances spiralling out of control. It’s not just about statistics (more testing); the old versus the young; university terms; herd immunity; nor any of the other diminishing arguments which Covid-deniers are busying themselves with. No government could allow - far less cause - tens of

Wednesday 14 October 2020 Latest News

Yesterday James Gray MP met with the Minister for Defence Procurement, Jeremy Quin MP, to discuss the return of MoD residential properties in Wiltshire to Annington Homes Limited, and the associated notices to quit.

Mr Gray stated:

“I had an extremely productive meeting with the Minister for Defence Procurement yesterday and am delighted that the notice period for tenants has now been extended to 12 months.

I discussed Wiltshire Council’s constructive proposals with


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