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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…

News From Westminster- By Michelle Donelan MP

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week, a topic which I am passionate about and which is so vital to ensuring that every child has a secure and vibrant future…

News From Westminster- By Michelle Donelan MP

Last week I was delighted to present the award for ‘Truck Stop of the Year’ to the Chippenham Pit Stop. We should never underestimate the value which long distance lorry…

New Parliamentary boundary for Melksham being considered

MELKSHAM’S Parliamentary constituency boundary could be moved to West Wiltshire,  alongside Trowbridge, Bradford-on-Avon and Corsham, according to the recently-published revised proposals by The Boundary Commission. Melksham is currently part of…

News From Westminster- By Michelle Donelan MP

Throughout my time as an MP I have always prided myself on being as accessible as possible, holding regular surgeries and meeting as many businesses and people as possible. It…