Media

Letter to the Telegraph - no more lockdowns

SIR – A major rethink on how we battle coronavirus is urgently needed. Now, we’re far better informed, so locking us all down and destroying more lives and livelihoods are not the answer.

Letter to the Telegraph - let Parliament work

SIR – The Government is right to exhort people to return to their place of work (report, September 3). We all need to learn to live with the virus, and manage the risks, so we can get the economy back on its feet. Parliament must therefore lead by example, but it is failing to do so.

Letter - license fee for people aged 75 and over by Conservative MPs

Dear Lord Hall of Birkenhead

Ref: LICENSE FEE FOR PEOPLE AGED 75 AND OVER

We are writing to express our disappointment at the BBC’s decision to scrap free TV licenses for most people over the age of 75 from 1st August 2020 and urge you to reconsider this decision.

Press reliease - MP welcomes new fund for dairy farmers

DRAX DELIGHTED AT DEFRA FUND TO SUPPORT HARD PRESSED DAIRY FARMERS

Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, has said how delighted he is that South Dorset’s dairy farmers are to receive financial support to cover income lost during April and May as a result of Covid-19.

Press release - beds for Portland Hospital

Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, today asked the Health Minister to assure South Dorset constituents that the “thousands of nurse vancancies” would be filled after the Covid-19 outbreak.

PR - SWR compensation package for December strikes

During the December 2019 strikes we did our utmost to keep passengers moving and carried over 80% of the number of passengers we normally would have done at this time of year. 

W2W - BBC woes

TO my surprise, no sooner had I decided to write about the BBC this week than the Director General resigned.

Tony Hall leaves the publicly-funded broadcaster in stormy waters, not least for perceived bias and an obsession with minority interests.