Meeting with Schools Minister, Nick Gibb MP

On Monday I met with the Minister for Schools, Nick Gibb MP to discuss with him the schools funding situation in South Gloucestershire in general and with specific issues on school buildings, some of which are now outdated and in need of maintenance, repair, and, in some cases, replacement.

Met with Warren East, CEO of Rolls Royce

Had a meeting earlier today with Warren East, CEO of Rolls Royce; it was a very useful discussion covering the Patchway plant, #Brexit, and the development of the UK Future Combat Air Strategy.

Meeting with the Foreign Office Minister to discuss Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Met with Alistair Burt, a Foreign Office Minister, and with Gary Kent (Clerk to the APPG of Kurdistan Region of Iraq) yesterday to discuss issues around the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) and how we can build on good relations especially in regard to military training, security, trade and politic