Gloucestershire Conservatives have welcomed the announcement today by the Chancellor, as part of his Spending Review, that he will help councils freeze council tax for the next two years.
Gloucestershire County Council Conservatives have committed to giving every councillor on the authority £20,000 to fight potholes in their local areas. The move was announced at a meeting of the full council at Shire Hall today and will see a doubling of last year’s allocation. It forms part of over £5m of extra investment in roads above existing budgets that the council has agreed this year.
Mark is attending the Greak Oaks Hospice Fete in Coleford.
Mark Harper, MP for the Forest of Dean, has welcomed the news that recorded crime in Gloucestershire has fallen over the last twelve months.
Mark Harper, MP for the Forest of Dean, recently attended the VQ (Vocational Qualification) Awards Ceremony at Westminster, organised by the Edge Foundation.
Mark Harper, MP for the Forest of Dean, met local companies from the Forest of Dean and Gloucestershire at an event held in Westminster, along with other MPs.
Mark Harper, MP for the Forest of Dean, welcomed the recent announcement by Stagecoach West, signalling the introduction of 10 new buses serving the Forest of Dean, Ross-on-Wye and Hereford.
Mark Harper, MP for the Forest of Dean, recently met with Anna Soubry MP, Minister for Public Health, and David Jones MP, the Secretary of State for Wales, regarding the healthcare policies of the Labour Welsh Assembly Government, and how they are now affecting Foresters.
Mark Harper, MP for the Forest of Dean, sends his congratulations to Pete Tyler on completing the outward part of his ride to the Arctic Circle and back home.
Mark Harper has responded to today’s news of the death of Baroness Thatcher.