Driving around our beautiful constituency last weekend, I noticed quite a bit of litter on some of the verges. Clearly, people had deliberately tossed their litter out of their car window whilst driving, which makes me so cross about their lack of care and concern for our environment.
This Monday 12th April sees the much longed for re-opening of major parts of our local economy including non-essential retail shops, gyms and leisure centres. Pubs and hospitality venues will be able to welcome back old and new customers, serving them food and drinks outside.
This week marks the passing of one year since the Prime Minister addressed the nation announcing a national lockdown. Coronavirus was, and to a certain extent remains, the biggest threat our country has faced since World War II.
Last week, in what was one of the most highly anticipated Budgets in a decade, the Chancellor stood before the House of Commons to present the policies and measures that he and this Government are to take over the coming financial year.
The Covid pandemic has shown a light on the entrenched levels of inequality, deprivation and poverty in our country. In particular, it has highlighted the lack of support and early intervention services available to vulnerable families and children.