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Local MP attends fifth TeenTech Hampshire event

Basingstoke Consortium, hosted its fifth TeenTech Hampshire event on 16th June 2016. Leading scientists, engineers and technologists from global, regional and start-up companies brought their leading edge technology to show 300 young people how they can be part of this world.  From robotics to broadcast technology, precision engineering to world class scientific research, the event showcased the range of opportunities in a fast changing career landscape.

MP SAYS NO MORE DELAY TO NEW ROOKSDOWN GP SURGERY

Maria Miller MP met local NHS Chiefs again on Friday to ask why there has been further delay to the long awaited permanent Rooksdown GP surgery. Planning permission was granted to the NHS three years ago, but building works are yet to start work on this essential local service. 

MP HEARS ABOUT LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AT ST MICHAEL’S HOSPICE

Local MP Maria Miller visited St Michael’s Hospice recently, to meet staff, volunteers and patients and see the new facilities for day patients. Maria also met the Chief Executive of the Hospice, David Monkman, along with Julie Spreadbury, Director of Patient Services and Iain Cameron, Director of Income Generation, to hear about latest developments at the Hospice.

Maria Miller MP delighted to launch "Reclaim the Internet" campaign.

This campaign is an opportunity to gather people’s views on what a wholesale review of the law might include. National Police lead Chief Constable Stephen Kavanagh is clear the status quo in law doesn't serve victims - that there has been an explosion of online crime and that much of the legislation predates the Internet age. There needs to be better training for the Police particularly around evidence gathering; and we need to consider whether anonymity for victims could be appropriate too.

LOCAL MP’S Q & A SESSION AT OAKRIDGE JUNIOR SCHOOL

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller recently visited Oakridge Junior School. The Year 5 pupils had invited her to take part in a Question and Answer session as part of the work they are doing on democracy and government.