Downing Street has announced that South West Wiltshire MP Andrew Murrison has been appointed Minister of State at the Foreign Office and at the Department for International Development. Dr Murrison is to join the Privy Council.
Andrew Murrison asked Theresa May for a moratorium on new waste incinerators including gasification and pyrolysis plants today at PMQs - starting with the proposed gasification plant that Hills Waste wants to inflict on Westbury.
Andrew took part in a debate held today in parliament on waste incineration, intervening to argue that if incinerators or variants like gasification plants of the sort that Hills Waste wants to build in Westbury are permitted at all, they should be sited well away from where people live.
Quizzing Police Minister Nick Hurd in the Commons, South West Wiltshire MP Andrew Murrison welcomed the £161 million extra funds announced today for policing and the increased flexibility to raise money for the police from the local precept.
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.
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