North Yorkshire MPs we have written to Highways England to express our “grave concerns” about its assessment of the need and value for money of a proposed dual carriageway between Hopgrove and Barton Hill. We are demanding urgent answers as to why the evaluation has gone from medium to low.
I have met with Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock MP, along with my parliamentary colleagues Kevin Hollinrake MP and East Yorkshire, Sir Greg Knight, to press for extra funding for Scarborough Hospital.
Health Minister Stephen Hammond MP has promised to review the range of health care services offered by Scarborough Hospital following a meeting with Scarborough and Whitby MP, Robert Goodwill and Thirsk and Malton MP, Kevin Holinrake.
Since joining the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) a few weeks ago, I have quickly realised the scale of the work the department is undertaking to prepare for all Brexit scenarios.