Philip regularly writes for local publications including the Shropshire Star, Ludlow Advertiser and Bridgnorth Journal as well as a monthly piece for several parish magazines.
Last month, we held the first ever Green GB week, marking the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act. The objective was to celebrate and showcase the opportunities arising from clean growth, and to raise awareness of how businesses and the public can contribute to tackling climate change.
With Parliament in recess for the summer, I have been able to spend more time in South Shropshire meeting local residents, organisations, businesses and voluntary groups. So I have been driving more than usual right across the constituency, especially on some of our smaller roads.
As families with children prepare for school resuming next week, and following last term’s A-levels and GCSEs results, it is timely to reflect on how we can make it fun to study STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) at school and beyond.