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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to reject the Woolfox Wind Farm application, and welcomed the news that the subsidy regime for turbines is to be withdrawn a year earlier than planned.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...

Alan welcome Cold Overton broadband news

Alan has welcomed an annoncement that should lead to the extension of superfast broadband to Cold Overton, Leicestershire. Having been contacted by residents worried about their coverage, Alan supported their business case to BT. BT and Leiceste...

Alan secures Vodafone mast promise

Alan has today released a letter confirming Vodafone’s intention not to proceed with a proposed phone mast at Sapcote Drive in Melton Mowbray, after he strongly lobbied the company to abandon the plans. Following a meeting with Alan in Parliament...

Alan calls for Thorpe Satchville turbine rejection

On Friday 13th March Alan visited Thorpe Satchville to re-iterate his objection to two turbines in the village. The long-running appeals into the two controversial turbines were called in by the Secretary of State Eric Pickles, after Alan wrote u...

Alan visits Thurnby residents

On Friday 13th March Alan met residents in Thurnby, Leicestershire. Alan answered local people's questions about the state of politics both nationally and locally and discussed the issues facing them in their own part of the constituency.