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English Tourism week in Wallingford

As part of 2019 English Tourism Week Ed visited volunteers at Wallingford Museum.  Tourism is worth £2.17 billion a year to the economy of Oxfordshire and supports 37,000 jobs.

Ed Visits Serelay

Ed met with the team at Serelay to see how they are developing trusted media capture technologies at Harwell Campus.  They are one of the ten start up tech companies recognised in the Technation 2019 rising star list

Ed attends Lady of Legend launch

Ed visited Didcot Railway Centre to attend the launch of the Saint Class locomotive Lady of Legend.  Train enthusiast and chef Prue Leith officially cut the ribbon on this wonderfully restored engine.

Ed meets with resident to discuss FirstPort

Ed met with residents of Alfredston Place to hear about the poor service they had received from their management company FirstPort.  Problems with this company were raised at PMQ's by Huw Merriman MP and Ed is going to meet with him and other MPs in Parliament to discuss what they can do for thei

Ed opens low carbon homes

Ed enjoyed his visit to Longcot to hand over six new homes to Sovereign Housing.  These well designed and ultra low carbon houses were built by Greencore Homes based in the constituency.

Ed visits BBOWT Centre

Ed was welcomed by Tom Beckett from BBOWT to the Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre.  Ed heard about the work they do with young people and toured the grounds.  He was very impressed by the pledges that his younger constituents had made for nature.

Ed catches up with GPs

Ed met with GP practices in Wantage to discuss the plans for the new Health Centre and improving primary care for residents.  He was encouraged the Oxfordshire CCG and Assura are continuing to develop plans and Ed has offered to help in any way he can.

Ed meets the Thames Valley PCC

Ed caught up with Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner Anthony Stansfeld and his deputy commissioner Matthew Barber to discuss policing in the Wantage and Didcot constituency.

Ed attends the launch of Mission Automotive

Ed was delighted to join the Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson and Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood at the launch of Mission Automotive hosted by my constituents Mission Motorsport.  This is a fantastic initiative to engage the motor industry with armed forces veterans

Ed Meets Rail Minister to discuss Grove Station

Ed Vaizey MP (Wantage and Didcot) met with the Parliamentary Undersecretary of State Andrew Jones MP on Tuesday to discuss the potential of reopening Grove Station and rail connectivity in Oxfordshire.