Bournemouth is arguably Britain’s most popular seaside resort but its success is not simply 7 miles of wonderful beach but the diverse experience now on offer. Given the competition with other resorts (and not just in the UK) all seaside towns must offer not just an attractive location but an experience. Bournemouth leads the way in constantly re-inventing itself and offering a wider variety of options for visitors and residents who are ever more selective in the experience they seek.
Tobias in action for his first FCO questions.
The Prime Minister has appointed Tobias as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Today, I am joining other MPs to #spreadtheword to support the Breast Cancer Campaign. On the 10th of September I will also be attending the Parliament ‘Wear it Pink’ event, bringing the campaign to the heart of Government.
Yesterday, I joined with the Secretary of State for Defence, Philip Hammond, in launching a Parliamentary exhibition to celebrate the 65 year anniversary of NATO.
Last Friday, I visited at St. Katharine’s Primary School in Bournemouth to talk with students about their work on the ‘Send my Friend to School’ campaign, which aims to get every child around the world in to education.
This week, I submitted my official response to the consultation on the Navitus Bay Wind Farm development plans. Below is the copy of my submission; if you would like to register to submit your own opinions on the development, the deadline for online submissions is Monday 23rd June.
Last week, I had the ‘pleasure’- if you can call it that- of confronting Ed Balls during a debate on Britain’s economy, and specifically on Bournemouth East’s youth unemployment statistics.
The Centre for Face Processing Disorders – more commonly known as Bournemouth University’s ‘Face Centre’ and part of the Psychology Research Centre – is a research centre set up to study the little-known neurodisability ‘prosopagnosia’.
Today, I had the pleasure of chairing and supporting an event in Parliament with Karama, an international organisation working to promote women’s rights globally.