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Visit to Walkers

Great to visit the busy Walkers factory in my constituency. Whilst I was there, I was able to tour the factory and hear about the many employment opportunities, including apprenticeships, that the company offers.

Visit to the Royal Shakespeare Company

Great to visit the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), in the neighbouring constituency of Stratford, to meet with Executive Director Catherine Mallyon and Director of Education Jacqui O’Hanlon.

Visit to Compton Verney Art Galley & Park

Wonderful to visit Compton Verney Art Galley & Park to meet with the Chief Executive Steven Parissien and view the fantastic Autumn Exhibition, Whistler and Nature. 

Out with the Towpath Taskforce

I recently went out with the Towpath Taskforce team in Stockton (in the constituency), meeting staff and volunteers who work hard to maintain our waterways. The Canal and River Trust is a charity that looks after the 2,000-mile long ‘green-blue ribbon’ across England and Wales.

Kenilworth Fireworks

Congratulations to Kenilworth Round Table for putting on yet another wonderful display at Kenilworth Castle today.

You can find out more about the brilliant work of the Round Table at: www.kenilworthroundtable.com

Baby Loss

Each year in the UK, thousands of parents and families go through the devastating experience of losing a child. On average, each day fifteen babies will sadly die either before, during, or shortly after birth.

Meeting with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

Good to meet with representatives from the FSB to hear about topical issues for local businesses. The meeting also gave me the chance to hear more about the FSB ‘Think Self-Employed’ campaign.

Meeting with the Jewish Leadership Council

Interesting meeting with Marc Levy of the Jewish Leadership Council to hear in particular about the opportunities the Jewish community is working to provide in arts, culture and sport, as well as the challenges that it faces at the moment.

Visit to Threadmaster Gauges

Visit to Threadmaster Gauges, which is based in Kenilworth. This local business has been a leading manufacturer of thread and plain gauges for more than 35 years, and I was interested to learn more about the production process.

Visit to local Air Ambulance Service

Great visit to our local Air Ambulance Service last week. I am hugely supportive of the brilliant work they do across the county and beyond, to save lives and alleviate sickness wherever and whenever possible.