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School’s flooding dilemma taken to the top

Concerns surrounding flooding and Tipton St John Primary School were taken to the top this week as local MP Hugo Swire and Richard Power, Property Surveyor for the Church of England, met with the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools, Lord Nash. 

MP views new supercomputer

Local MP Hugo Swire visited the Met Office on Friday 18 September to see the first part of the brand new supercomputer.

Hugo Swire: Syrian Refugees, Assisted Dying and Labour

The big story across Europe continues to be the refugee crisis and will remain so for a long time to come. Only on Monday I was in Geneva addressing the UN Human Rights Council on issues including Syria. Please be assured we continue to be at the forefront of the international response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria - including as the second biggest bilateral donor of humanitarian aid, having already pledged £1 billion. Some £60 million of the additional funding will also help Syrians who are still in Syria.  Britain is a moral nation and we must and will fulfill our moral responsibilities.

Hugo briefed on transport issues

Hugo Swire and his constituency neighbour Neil Parish recently visited the Devon Materials Lab and South West Highways in Rockbeare for an in-depth breifing on transport issues.