Andrew Mitchell writes for The Telegraph
Every day 15 people are killed or injured by landmines and unexploded ordnance. Most of them are children, like the 10-year-old girl I met in Kabul, who suffered life changing injuries after stepping on a mine while playing with her friends.
Today the Leader of our Town Council Simon Ward and I have had several meetings about local planning and our town redevelopment plans, including with M&G Real Estate who currently own and manage the Gracechurch Centre and Bordeaux estates who are redeveloping Central Place.
To mark World Alzheimer’s Month, Andrew Mitchell MP joined Alzheimer’s Research UK at an event in Parliament to show his support for funding dementia research. The aim of the event was to highlight the importance of the government’s manifesto promise to double funding for dementia research, known as the “Dementia Moonshot”.
This week I held a number of phone call appointments with constituents as well as meetings via Zoom and Microsoft Teams. While I am holding face to face meetings in my office I appreciate that phone or virtual appointments can be more convenient for many people and I intend to keep running a flexible appointment system for my advice sessions.
Following the Government’s announcement on social care and NHS funding, Andrew Mitchell MP spoke in a debate in the House of Commons about the new health and social care levy.