The national police funding settlement is a good one, with an additional £450m announced yesterday. This recognises increased pressure on the police combating issues like domestic abuse, child sexual exploitation and modern slavery - and above all terrorism.
Sky Ocean Rescue's plastic whale outside Parliament symbolises the amount of plastic that ends up in the ocean every second. This is why we're trying to reduce plastic use, but we all know that we need to do more.
We welcome the idea of a Big Conversation about the long term challenges for our county, and some possible solutions to them. It’s good to see the University of Gloucestershire, with growing numbers of students in campuses in both our constituencies, at the heart of the discussion.
Richard Graham MP has warned fly-tippers that new powers announced by the government will help to tackle illegal dumping. Waste crime costs the English economy more than £600 million in 2015 including clean-up costs.
"In 2018 our new bus station, extra railway station car park, Kingsway surgery, University of Gloucestershire Business School and student accommodation at Blackfriars will all open,” said MP Richard Graham.
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