Bob again held another street surgery in Kenton meeting lots of interesting constituents. If yours is one of the few doors not knocked on and you have a problem you would like to raise with Bob, please do not hesitate to be get in touch.
In his capacity as a member of the Communities and Local Government Select Committee, Bob visited the London Borough of Croydon to see how they have implanted "localism". In a busy schedule, the CLG Committee visited a children's centre and a voluntary sector building providing an umbrella for a variety of individual services.
Bob hosted Nigel Evans MP, Deputy Speaker for the House of Commons, at a very well attended dinner in Stanmore Park. It was an absolute pleasure to hear of his experiences as Deputy Speaker especially as he has to balance this with his busy diary as a constituency MP.
Bob spent the weekend active in the constituency, taking a team knocking on doors around Kenton West for a street surgery. As ever, Bob is keen to learn about the cares and worries of his constituents, especially when the sun is shining!
Bob visited Stanmore Place, part of the Berkley Homes development, in Stanmore. Visiting them on site, Bob was able to witness firsthand the wonderful new homes available. Located near to Canons Park Tube Station, Stanmore Place is perfect for dynamic professionals and families looking to move to a safe and welcoming community.
In his capacity as a member of the Communities and Local Government Select Committee Bob visited Exeter and Torbay for the Localism Inquiry. Starting the day with an early morning train from Paddington at 8:45am, Bob met with Devon County Council; Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust; Exeter Council for Voluntary Services and a number of voluntary sector organisations dealing with issues spanning from climate change to homelessness. With all this crammed into two days it was a very busy but worth...
On Friday 21st January, Bob Blackman MP has officially opened a wheelchair hiring facility at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.
Wheels 4 Ease, which is operated by the Friends of the RNOH, offers short-term wheelchair hire for local users and local patients of the RNOH.