Alan meets Police Chiefs

Rutland and Melton MP Alan Duncan met on Friday with the recently appointed Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police Simon Cole and Rutland Police Chief Chris Thomas. On the agenda was local crime, maintaining policing levels and the challenge ahe...

Alan meets Palestinian President

Alan, as Minister of State for International Development, met Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, at a UN summit last week. At a crucial time for the Middle East, Alan discussed Britain’s aid to the region. Alan was in New York for the summit, a...

Alan and Bill Gates Fight Global Poverty

In what has been hailed as a landmark meeting, Bill Gates, co-trustee of The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, yesterday met Alan, as Minister of State at the Department for International Development, and other UK Parliamentarians to discuss glob...

Alan is first to Bangladesh

Last week, Alan, as Minister of State at the Department for International Development, became the first Minister from the Coalition Government to visit Bangladesh. He was in the country from Monday 12th to Wednesday 14th July. Mr Duncan met the Pr...

Alan supports the Royal British Legion

Alan met with a delegation from The Royal British Legion at Westminster to get behind the charity's call for general election candidates of all parties to support the whole Armed Forces family. Alan also discussed the Legion's manifesto and the ch...

Alan supports dog friendly pubs

Alan Duncan attended an event organised by the Kennel Club and the British Beer and Pub Association (BPPA) at the Sun Inn Pub in Cottesmore on Friday 19th March. This event promoted pubs that allow dogs on their premises. This event drew a large ...

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Constituents Interview Alan

Alan recently met with two constituents to discuss the Rotary Club in Rutland & Melton. The girls were making a documentary for one of their dissertations at Warwick University. They discussed the Rotary Club's activities in the Melton and Rut...

Alan attends Social Market Foundation Launch

On Thursday 18th March Alan delivered a speech at the launch of the SMF's latest report on prisons, entitled ‘Prison Break: Tackling recidivism, reducing costs.' At the event Alan said: ‘A rehabilitation revolution can play a large part in revol...

Vodafone tells of two possible new phone masts

Following the defeat in January 2010 of Vodafone's bid to erect a phone mast in Melton Mowbray, the company has now advised that two phone masts are likely to be erected instead. Alan received the letter in response to his demand that the company ...

Alan speaks at A-Level Conference

Alan spoke to 1000 students at an A-level Politics Conference on the 8th March 2010. He spoke about the importance of participation in politics, whether through voting or by campaigning for an issue you care about. There was a question and answer...