Andrew Murrison MP has today shown his support for British farming at Back British Farming Day in Westminster, recognising the crucial role farmers play in producing food and caring for the countryside.
Andrew Murrison attended the Larkrise Community Farm AGM on West Ashton Road Trowbridge. He was at the farm recently to discuss the impact of the realignment of the A350 on the charity and the nearby scout camp. He said;
Andrew Murrison is encouraging good causes in his constituency of South West Wiltshire to apply for a share of a funding pot worth over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support projects helping local people.
Andrew met with the Oliver King Foundation in Westminster to show his support for every school to have a defibrillator by 2020. The Oliver King Foundation was set up in 2012 following the death of 12-year-old Oliver. He died from a sudden cardiac arrest whilst at school.
During Prime Minister's Questions earlier this afternoon, Andrew asked the Prime Minister to expedite the clean-up in and around Salisbury following the release of the nerve agent, Novichok, by Russian officials.
What an incredible time to lead the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee! The collapse of the Stormont Executive and the Irish land border issue that is so pivotal to the Brexit negotiations have put NIAC front and centre and required it to work at full tilt.