Westminster News

Julian Smith MP welcomes increased funding for local authorities

Parliament yesterday approved the funding settlement for English local authorities that will see a real terms increase in available resources over the next two years and give them access to over £200 billion from 2015 to 2020 to deliver the high-quality services their local communities need.

Julian Smith MP welcomes budget support for Dishforth

Julian Smith MP welcomed the announcement in today’s budget that the 6 Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps have been given £40,000 to support the Regimental Community Centre for Armed Force personnel and their families at Dishforth Airfield.

Julian Smith MP meets Ripon Cathedral Primary School in Parliament

Julian Smith MP met with pupils from Ripon Cathedral Church of England Primary School in Parliament last week. The children spent time in Parliament’s Education Centre before Mr Smith spoke with them about his work as their MP and his role in Government.

Julian Smith MP meets with Skills Minister

Julian Smith MP met with Anne Milton MP, the Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills. Mr Smith requested the meeting in order to represent Craven College’s interest in forming an Aire Valley College together with Shipley College and the Keighley Campus of Leeds City College.