Nick's Diary - 27 Nov 2017

On Monday, he will meet International Development Minister, Alistair Burt, to discuss the Government’s actions to eliminate tuberculosis, which kills 1.8 million every year.   Nick is chair of the Global TB Caucus, who recently published a report on the global cost of TB in an article in the Lancet, which can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/y88oy7nw

On Tuesday, he will meet with the Minster for Equality, Nick Gibb, to follow up on the Government’s response to the Backbench Debate on LGBT Rights on 28 October.  Nick is Chair of the APPG on Global LGBT Rights, and you can read his speech from the debate here.   In the evening, Nick will be voting on the Budget.

On Wednesday, Nick along with his fellow West Sussex MPs will meet the Bishop of Chichester, Martin Warner, to discuss local issues including local social care provision, homelessness and modern slavery.

Nick returns to the constituency on Friday, and will visit the Angmering school to consider the entries his annual Christmas painting contest, the winner of which will have their artwork used as Nick’s official Christmas card.   He will then attend a rural lunch in Long Furlong, along with local farmers and representatives from the NFU to discuss current farming concerns.   He will then visit the Byre Cottages near Sullington, to celebrate the refurbishment of their 500-year old barn.   On Friday evening, he will travel to Eastergate to attend the Christmas Drinks receptionforthe Arun Valley branch of the Arundel & South Downs Conservative Association.

On Saturday, Nick will be supporting Small Business Saturday, and in the evening will attend the ‘Arundel by Candlelight’ Christmas celebrations.



PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE  HIGHLIGHTS  OF NICK'S DIARY. HE WILL BE HOLDING MANY OTHER MEETINGS THIS WEEK.

 
To see Nick's latest constituency report: http://tinyurl.com/l49lh4j. 

To see everything Nick has been doing on the Southern Rail issue: http://tinyurl.com/jbnjq6j. 
 
To see everything Nick has been doing on the school funding issue: http://tinyurl.com/kbg7f3n. 

To see previous highlights of Nick's diary:  https://tinyurl.com/yc398qpk


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27 November 2017

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