Julian Smith MP met with Arla employees and local farmers at the Arla site in Settle to tour the creamery and discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by Brexit. They discussed the significance of the UK dairy industry, tariffs and trade and the UK’s dairy deficit.
Julian Smith MP met with pupils and staff from Settle CE Primary School last week to discuss the Connecting Classrooms programme, organised by the British Council and the Department for International Development (DFID).
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 attended a meeting hosted by Andrew Stephenson, the MP for Pendle, and SELRAP (the Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership) to explore options for fast tracking the reopening of the Skipton-Colne rail line.
Julian Smith MP met with the managing director and co-founder of Farmison & Co, John Pallagi, and his business partner, Lee Simmonds, at their premises in Ripon on Friday to discuss the British meat sector and their work.
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.