Alan to lead road signs taskforce

Alan is to lead a taskforce on how to tackle the overuse of pointless road signs, the Department for Transport has today announced.  Alan has campaigned against useless road signs for over twenty years, writing a pamphlet called 'Poles Apart' in ...

Alan encourages students to enter video competition on designing a democratic system

Sir Alan Duncan MP is encouraging all local A-level students in Rutland & Melton to take part in the Political Studies Association’s Student Short Video Competition. The Political Studies Association (PSA) exists to develop and promote the st...

Alan opens Melton crèche

On Friday 3rd July Alan officially opened Melton Crèche Services’s new premises in North Street, Melton (behind the Premier Inn hotel). The crèche’s original mission was to provide childcare for the children of young mothers working in the care s...

Alan presents pupils with prize-winning flag

On Friday 3rd July Alan visited Brooke Hill Academy in Oakham to present pupils with their self-designed flag, which had been flying in Parliament Square as part of the 2015 Flag Project. The 2015 Flag Project saw schools from across the country ...

Alan calls for Woolfox Wind Farm rejection

Alan has today called on Rutland County Council to seize on wind farm planning changes to reject the Woolfox Wind Farm application, and welcomed the news that the subsidy regime for turbines is to be withdrawn a year earlier than planned. In a wr...

Alan raises Old Dalby Test Track safety concerns

On Friday 19th June Alan met local residents in Old Dalby to discuss concerns about fencing along the Old Dalby test track. Alan agreed with residents, who do not believe the current fencing is sufficient to stop livestock wandering onto the trac...

Alan takes part in Intelligence Squared debate on Saudi Arabia

On Thursday 28th May Alan took part in an Intelligence Squared debate, broadcast on BBC World regarding the West's relationship with Saudi Arabia, speaking against the motion 'The West should get out of bed with the House of Saud' with former US d...

Alan responds to Queen's Speech debate

On 1st June Alan spoke in the debate in the House of Commons on the Queen's Speech. Speaking in the Foreign Affairs section of the debate, Alan spoke of the importance of Britain remaining a strong and independent voice in the world. Alan's spee...

Alan visits Exton & Greetham Primary School

On Friday 20th March Alan visited Exton & Greetham Church of England Primary School in Exton, Rutland. Alan met Headteacher Megan Davis and Chair of Governors Alan Chalkley to discuss the progress of the school, which is the smallest in the c...

Alan backs Woolfox Wind Farm Protests

On Friday 20th March Alan joined opponents of the proposed Woolfox Wind Farm to give his backing to their campaign. Viewing the site from Clipsham in Rutland with local residents Richard Foster and Colin Ashpole, Alan again re-iterated his opposi...