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News from the Constituency July 2019

I had a busy schedule in North Somerset at the weekend, starting with a visit to Smart Systems in Yatton, a thriving business which is now employing over 500 people in local jobs.  They are the UK’s leading supplier of architectural aluminium systems and have a very impressive setup.

Nailsea Police and Fire Station Open Day

Dr Liam Fox MP visited Nailsea Fire and Police Station Open Day on 9th September.  The Fire and Police Station threw open their doors to the public to welcome more than 300 people from around the local area.

Dr Liam Fox MP visits Kingston Seymour Village Market

At the beginning of September Dr Liam Fox MP visited Kingston Seymour Village Market.  The market is held in the village hall on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 – 12:00 selling a range of local goods and crafts as well as refreshments.  Dr Fox said “It was wonderful to meet so many pe

Liam Fox demands action over Portishead Railway

Following last week’s announcement of the cost increases for the Portishead Railway, local MP Dr Liam Fox has asked for urgent meeting in Westminster with Metro West and Network Rail.

MetroWest Phase 1

The news of the significant cost increase of MetroWest Phase 1 comes as no surprise as I raised my concerns with the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, on 9/2/17 on exactly this issue.  My letter to him and his reply of 27/2/17 are available on the link below.  As I said in my letter, the Counc

Yatton Branch Dinner

Superb dinner with the Yatton Branch of the North Somerset Conservative Association