Alan criticises Asfordby Windfarm plans

Alan has criticised the consultation process for the construction of a wind farm between Asfordby and Ab Kettleby, on an old colliery site. Alan met with supporters of STOP, the campaign group, on Friday 1 October. Peel, the company proposing to b...

Alan Meets Falkland Islanders and Gibraltarians

Alan Duncan, the Minister in the UK government who has responsibility for the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar, met Government officials from both territories on Monday 4th October, in Birmingham. Alan said, ‘It is a privilege to work in the depart...

Alan meets local volunteers

Alan Duncan, MP for Rutland and Melton this week met with local members of Voluntary Action Melton. The group, which runs a number of outreach projects in the community, is currently working to secure its funding for the next year and spoke with M...

Alan rallies Cottesmore Campaigners

Alan Duncan, MP for Rutland and Melton, met on Friday with local members of the campaign to save RAF Cottesmore for the last time before a final decision on its future is made as part of the Strategic Defence Review on 20th October. Throwing his ...

Alan meets 'Melton's Mozart'

Alan Duncan today met with local musician Stuart Sharp to hear about the composer’s inspiring rise to the top. Sharp, dubbed ‘Melton’s Mozart by Mr Duncan, recently saw his symphony performed by The London Philharmonic Orchestra, having astounded...

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...