I am a passionate supporter and advocate of the NHS. The people of Chelmsford deserve top class health services. Today’s news about the recent CQC inspection and ‘Inadequate’ rating of Sutherland Lodge – one of Chelmsford’s largest GP practices – is very disappointing.
This week Chelmsford found itself at the centre of attention for one of Britain’s most exciting areas of new innovative engineering. The UK National Quantum Technologies strategic advisory board held their first ever meeting outside of London and chose to meet at Teledyne e2v.
Every day, 55 elephants are killed by poachers; their tusks sliced from their skulls, and the ivory sold to the highest bidder. Without immediate action, there is the real risk that the elephant could soon go the way of the northern white rhino: hunted to extinction.
Monday: Long meeting with the manufacturers organisation, car-makers, food producers, digital companies, there’s still a mass of work to do to make sure our manufacturing industry continues to be strong through Brexit.
Despite the heavy snow, the Brexit negotiations continued apace this week. This is a very complex negotiation and the Prime Ministers speech helped to firm up some more detail for the next stages of talks.
Monday Early start talking to BBC Essex about the sad story of a man, Mr O’Connor, who has died whilst sleeping rough in Chelmsford. I am on the radio with Rob Saggs who runs the charity CHESS which helps homeless people. Off to London for a long meeting with MPs and Train experts about the f