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News From Westminster-By Michelle Donelan MP

Parking charges deter shoppers. For years I have campaigned against high parking charges in our market towns, they serve only to deter shoppers and strangle our small independent shops. Wiltshire…

Town’s mayor and deputy re-elected

COUNCILLOR Adrienne Westbrook has been re-elected as the Mayor of Melksham. Joining her will be cllr Jon Hubbard, who was also re-elected as deputy mayor. This will be cllr Westbrook’s…

Parish council’s chair and vice-chair re-elected

COUNCILLOR Richard Wood has been re-elected as chair of Melksham Without Parish Council. He will be joined again by cllr John Glover as vice-chair. “It’s a great honour to be selected…

Deputy mayor blasts Market Place access confusion

DEPUTY mayor, cllr Jon Hubbard, has criticised Wiltshire Council for not installing ‘access only’ signage on the access road to the Market Place, creating frustration for disabled drivers and taxi…

Town Council take over King George V playing field

WILTSHIRE Council has agreed to transfer trusteeship of King George V playing field to Melksham Town Council. The decision was made at the cabinet meeting last month, much to the delight…

News From Westminster-By Michelle Donelan MP- Full support for Syrian strikes

In the last few days I have received correspondence from constituents regarding the recent actions taken in Syria. I want to make it clear that I fully support the Prime…

News From Westminster- MP asks PM to look at university VC salaries- By Michelle Donelan MP

It has been a busy few weeks serving local residents and has included asking the Prime Minister in PMQs to confirm if university vice-chancellors’ salaries will be looked at in…

News From Westminster-By Michelle Donelan MP- Free school meals

A number of constituents have recently got in touch about free school meals. By 2022 around 50,000 more children will benefit from a free school meal – despite scaremongering to…

News From Westminster

This week I spoke in the debate on the future of organ donation here in Wiltshire and across England, with proposals to move from the current system where people opt…

News From Westminster-By Michelle Donelan MP

As we approach Easter we of course have the start of Lent which I celebrated by leading the team from my office in the Chippenham ‘Great Pancake Race’. We may…