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Dr Luke’s weekly update – 29 February 2020

It is always wonderful to showcase the Hinckley and Bosworth constituency to members of the Government, there is no better way to make a case for this wonderful area than to have those with their hands on the policy and purse strings see it.

Dr Luke welcomes Prime Minister and Conservative Councillors to Hinckley

Bosworth MP Dr Luke Evans today welcomed the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Cabinet Ministers Robert Jenrick MP and Amanda Milling MP to Hinckley as each took part in the prestigious Conservative Councillors Association annual conference held at the Jury’s Inn Hinckley Island Hotel.

Dr Luke visits new nursery and pre-school

Dr Luke Evans, Member of Parliament for Bosworth, this week took time out of his busy diary to visit a brand-new nursery and pre-school founded by a long-established local childminder taking the leap into running her first permanent nursery provision.

Dr Luke gets behind Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Dr Luke Evans, GP and Member of Parliament for Bosworth, has thrown his weight behind local charity PROSTaid to raise awareness of the symptoms of prostate cancer ahead of a national awareness month aimed at tackling the disease.

Hinckley X-ray suite - an update

Both whilst campaigning and following my election one of the issues that has been raised repeatedly on the doorstep is the need for X-ray facilities to return to Hinckley and District Hospital.

New Business Support Website

I have been contacted by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, who has asked me to tell you about a new website launched by his Department to support business.

The Minister writes:

Flooding advice from the Environment Agency

In the wake of Storms Ciara and Dennis I have been contacted by the Environment Agency.

They have provided the following advice for local residents to consider both for preparedness and in the event of flooding:

Dr Luke’s Weekly Update – 8 February 2020

Select committees have become increasingly important in parliament as a way of holding the government to account. Committees closely shadow the work of a government department and scrutinise its actions; they act very much as a critical friend and, sometimes, as a constructive opposition.