Wiltshire and the Police Funding Settlement

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.

Andrew welcomes road remedies

Andrew Murrison MP has welcomed the announcement that Wiltshire Council will spend £8 million over 12 months on repairing local roads, particularly potholes.

He has also commended the council for suspending Sunday charges in its car parks, ending the need to ‘pay to pray.’


Roads minister Jesse Norman has written to MPs with a breakdown of how the £420 million announced in the Budget for minor road repairs and potholes would mean for each local government area.

South West Wiltshire MP Andrew Murrison said;

Andrew at Larkise

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;