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Questioning the Secretary of State for Health on learning disability deaths

This week, I asked the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, to put on record the findings of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report into how NHS hospitals investigate the deaths of people in their care, with specific attention to the very poor record of investigating the deaths of tho

Visiting Parliament

As the calendar year draws to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to extend an invite to anyone living in the Forest of Dean to visit and take a tour of the Houses of Parliament in London.

US Presidential Election

In recent weeks, much attention has been focused on an important election the other side of the Atlantic. On 8th November, Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the race to determine who will be the next President of the United States of America.

Remembering our Armed Forces

Every year Armistice Day provides a solemn reminder for us all of the deep debt of gratitude we owe to those serving in our armed forces. It is those same men and women who continue to ensure the safety and security of our nation on a daily basis.

Local business LRS announces new health and well-being plan

Today, Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS), makers of iconic brands Lucozade and Ribena at Coleford, demonstrated its commitment to encouraging healthier lifestyles with the launch of  a new health and wellbeing plan for the UK and Ireland.