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- 26 July 2017
Responding to the Government's announcements on air quality, which were forced by the courts, Kerry calls for measures which are both stronger and sooner.
- 25 July 2017
After being the first MP to call on the Environment Secretary for a ban, Kerry welcomes the announcement that the UK intends to introduce the strongest ban anywhere in the world to date.
- 23 July 2017
Some people cannot wait for US-style industrial farming to come to the UK. After Brexit, there’s a real danger of lower environmental and animal welfare standards, along with risks for food safety too.
- 23 July 2017
This wee, Kerry met with Cancer Research UK to discuss ways that cancer rates can be tackled in the Bristol. Within our city, the wait for radiotherapy is longer than the national average, with nearly 4% of people having to wait over 30 days for this vital treatment.
- 22 July 2017
This week, Kerry meets with Stop the Ivory Trade in Parliament, after speaking up on the issue in a February Westminster Hall debate.
- 20 July 2017
Last week, Kerry launched Feeding Bristol - our local pilot of Feeding Bristol - to tackle food poverty in the city. Today, Kerry asked the MP representing the Church Commissioners in the House of Commons about the roles of churches in combating food poverty.
- 19 July 2017
After a sustained campaign from parents and teachers, the Government promises £1.3bn extra for schools - though it won't arrive until 2018/19 and it's not clear where from. Kerry asks the Education Secretary to ensure sixth forms are fairly funded too.
- 17 July 2017
The UK's ten Core Cities – which include Bristol, Birmingham, and Manchester – are home to 19 million people and responsible for 29% of UK trade exports. They need to have a voice in the UK's negotiating strategy for Brexit, Kerry says.
- 15 July 2017
The long-promised electrification of the Great Western line into Temple Meads was deferred last year, and although Government ministers have repeatedly refused to confirm or deny it, it seems clear that the electrification plans have now been ditched.
- 13 July 2017
Kerry met with numerous international development charities, and also asked the Government a series of questions relating to water, sanitation, and hygiene.
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