12 DEC 2014

Visit to St Edmund's School, Dover

It was fantastic to visit St Edmund's Catholic school on Friday. I caught up with staff and attended a Sixth Form Assembly, where all the students were sporting Christmas jumpers! The school has made fantastic progress in the past few years. It is now out of special measures and results are rapidly improving. I now want to see the school go from strength to strength – my congratulations go to all staff and students at the school.

12 DEC 2014

Royal Mail Delivery Office in Deal

It was great to visit Royal Mail's Deal Delivery Office on Friday to thank staff for their work over the festive period. I was shown around by Delivery Office Manager, Chris Cole. He introduced me to postmen and women who are working hard sorting and delivering mail over the busy Christmas period. It was great to see first-hand how much effort staff put into delivering mail for people at this time of the year. Our postal workers do such an important job at this...

06 DEC 2014

Small Business Saturday in Dover

It was great to visit a range of small businesses in Dover on Saturday to mark Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is an annual event to support small business and encourage local shopping. Dover District Council allowed free parking in the town centre to encourage more shoppers to Dover for the day. I visited John Angell's jewellers on Biggen Street, a family business that has been trading for over 170 years. I also called into Allan Hughes Quality...

Charlie's long standing campaign for Human Rights Reform is now being taken up by the Conservatives. Here Charlie makes the case for reform on the Daily Politics.

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