On Friday morning, Nick will be holding his regular constituency surgeries, this week in Upper Beeding (by appointment only). If you have an issue you would like to discuss with Nick, please click here to see how he can help.
Nick will be visiting The Henfield Haven in the afternoon to see how they have used £65,000 of National Lottery funding to extend their existing building to offer more services.
This week is Children’s Mental Health week with the theme ‘Healthy: Inside and out’. Nick will be visiting St Peters School in Henfield to see how they are promoting children’s wellbeing and to see their new running track, the ‘St Peters Metres’.
Later in the afternoon Nick is visiting the Black Horse Amberley to meet the new owners and hear about their plans to support local tourism. The pub was saved by the local community after it remained closed for six years. It reopened in November.
Nick’s final visit on this busy constituency day will be to The Mary How Trust in Pulborough to see their new scanner which has been funded through the Trust’s 30th anniversary appeal. Nick is a Patron of the Mary How Trust, a charity which provides health screening and early cancer detection. This Wednesday (4 Feb) marked World Cancer Day.
On Wednesday, Nick will be in the Commons voting on various motions, including the draft Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations and the draft Pneumoconiosis Etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.
On Monday, Nick will be holding meetings in the Commons and will also sit on a Delegated Legislation Committee to scrutinise the draft Data Protection (Charges and Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.
On Tuesday, Nick will be holding meetings in the Commons and will take part in a Delegated Legislation Committee to consider the Draft Over the Counter Derivatives, Central Counterparties and Trade Repositories (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018.
On Friday morning, Nick will be launching the Arun Valley Vision Group Report. The Group was set up in January 2017 on Nick’s initiative and is a community partnership of major stakeholders who have developed a long-term vision for the management of the Arun Valley.
In the afternoon, Nick will be meeting with the Director of Conservation Policy, and the new Chief Executive of Sussex Wildlife Trust.
Nick will be holding his regular constituency surgery in Arundel this week (appointment-only). If you have an issue you would like to meet Nick to discuss, please click here to see how he can help.
On Wednesday, Nick will join the monthly Gatwick Coordination Group in Parliament, where MPs will meet the Chief Executive of Gatwick Airport, Stewart Wingate, and his Chief planning Officer, Tim Norwood, to do more to tackle low-flying aircraft noise.
Nick will raise how noise pollution has affected residents living in the north of his constituency particularly around Petworth, and will press for firmer commitments to reduce flight noise overhead.