Philip Dunne raises his concerns with the Health Minister regarding the temporary closure of Bishop's Castle Community Hospital due to lack of qualified nursing staff. He calls on Shropshire NHS to immediately develop a solid plan to deliver sufficient qualified staff to get the hospital reopened as soon as possible.
Following his visit to the Defence and Security Equipment International trade exhibition recently, Philip Dunne highlights the huge opportunities for UK defence shipbuilding from the Fleet Solid Support ship contract, establishment of the National Shipbuilding Office, AUKUS and export prospects.
Following the Government statement on Ajax armoured vehicle procurement, Philip Dunne seeks confirmation from the Minister that the British Army, the chiefs of staff and the Ministry of Defence all share the Minister’s determination to deliver these vehicles once the health and safety issues have been addressed.
Philip Dunne secures confirmation from the Health Minister that the Department for Health & Social Care remains committed to Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s transformation of its acute hospitals at Shrewsbury and Telford.
Following the Government statement on security arrangements relating to ministerial offices and communications Philip Dunne raises concerns about sensors being used to eavesdrop on Ministers, and others who work in Government buildings, without their knowledge.
Philip Dunne promotes South Shropshire Climate Action’s constituency based plan with practical ideas of what local communities can do to help get to Net Zero and asks if there is scope for such community groups to attend COP26 in Glasgow in order to spread this practice.