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 Local MP welcomes Tesco Centenary Fund

Local MP, Maria Miller has welcomed Tesco Centenary Fund which gives local organisations opportunity  to benefit from Tesco’s Bags of Help; local community grant scheme which funds thousands of community projects across Britain.

Maria Miller MP calls for greater transparency and accountability in Police

Local MP Maria Miller has called for greater transparency in Police Professional Standards Department, following media reports that an investigation was launched a year ago after officers and civilian staff in Hampshire Police Investigation Centre in Basingstoke were recorded making inappropriate

MP invites Basingstoke Commuters to meet SWR and Network Rail

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller recently invited Andy Mellors, Managing Director of South Western Railways, and Andy Thomas, Managing Director of Network Rail Wessex Route to Basingstoke, to meet local rail users and hear their concerns about rail services, and set out how they plan to improve the se

Maria Miller MP visits St Michael’s Hospice

Local MP Maria Miller visited St Michael’s Hospice recently and had meeting with the new Chief Executive Iain Cameron. Maria caught up with recent developments and heard about the success of the Hospice at Home Programme and the domiciliary care business.


Local MP Maria Miller recently attended a meeting of the Breathe Easy Basingstoke and District Group. The Group is part of the British Lung Foundation, and is one of over 200 groups across the UK which provide support for people with any kind of lung condition, and their carers.

MP joins St Mark’s Primary School for Air Quality Project

Basingstoke MP Maria Miller joined with children at St Mark’s Church of England Primary School when they participated in the first session of an Air Quality project, led by Jean MacGrory of Hampshire County Council’s My Journey Travel Planning Team.