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Andrew opposes Dorset CCG plans for Shaftesbury

Andrew spoke at a public meeting in Shaftesbury last night in support of campaigners, many of them his constituents, who are concerned at the Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group's plans to remove inpatient beds from Shaftesbury's community hospital.

Andrew calls for a Wiltshire Spring Clean

Andrew has attended the parliamentary launch of The Great British Spring Clean, calling on schools, businesses and community groups to get outdoors, get active and help clear up South West Wiltshire.

Andrew questions NHS litigation costs

In a debate on the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee's new report 'Will the NHS never learn?' held by the Committee's Chair, Bernard Jenkin MP, Andrew asked about the Government's cap on litigation costs.

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Andrew raises concerns over Armed Forces retention figures

This evening, Andrew spoke in the backbench debate on the Armed Forces Covenant 2016 and raised concerns over recent figures which show that the strength of regular and reserve forces are on the decline.

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Andrew speaks in historical Brexit debate

In today's debate on the triggering of Article 50, Andrew spoke of the importance of global trade and military co-operation after Britain's withdrawal from the European Union.

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Andrew signs Holocaust book of commitment

This week Andrew signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, and in doing so, pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honoured those who were murdered during the Holocaust, whilst paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate

Andrew supports new Health Ombudsman

This evening, Andrew spoke in the House to welcome the incoming Parliamentary Administration and Health Service Ombudsman, Robert Behrens, and highlighted the importance of the role in bringing accountability to health services.

Andrew asks Defence Secretary about Trident programme

Following news of a failed missile test fire in June 2016, Andrew asked the Secretary of State for Defence to join him in commending the servicemen and women maintaining the UK's at-sea presence.