Up early and into the park for a run. Routine matters in the office, before meeting General Sir Rupert Smith, a most distinguished and decorate former soldier, who is now chairman of the charity The Airborne Initiative.
I start by praising and thanking all those who serve in the Prison Service. I frequently call them members of the forgotten army. Being an ex-solider myself, I think that is rather appropriate, because all too often our prison officers are forgotten.
Up early and out into the park for a run. Into the office and dealt with the routine matters. At 1230 I went into the Chamber for an Urgent Question on a leaked report that claims leaving the EU will damage the country economically.
Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, today opened the new, 50 hectare Dorset Innovation Park Enterprise Zone at Winfrith, saying, “I am honoured to launch this Enterprise Zone which promises so much and will richly enhance job prospects in my constituency.”
Up early and into the office before heading to a surgery at Bovington. A meeting with a representative of the Royal College of Nursing was cancelled as the lady who'd come to see me could no longer make it.
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