From Michelle Donelan <[email protected]>
Subject A quick update on the election campaign
Date December 2, 2019 5:59 AM
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A quick update on the election campaign

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** A quick update from the campaign trail

I have loved being your MP, it had been an honour and a privilege but I do not feel the job has been finished so I am hoping to get your support on December 12th. Here is an update from me:

The other week I brought the Secretary of State for Health & Social Care, Matt Hancock to visit the constituency to see the need to invest in, upgrade and develop our Community Hospitals. Our local NHS services need a representative who can put our case for more funding, more staff and more equipment directly to those in charge so that our NHS gets the support it needs both here in Wiltshire and across the country. Watch the video HERE ([link removed]) .

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Please email me with your full postal address and if you need someone to put it up for you. We are getting lots up this week so if you have asked already for one then email me anyway and I will double check you are on the list.

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A few weeks back I had the pleasure of visiting Medvivo in Chippenham. Rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, Medvivo are commissioned to provide a broad range of health and social care services as an integrated solution for many medical needs.

The company is dynamic, innovative and provide an extremely high level service which is constantly being monitored and reacting to change in demand. It was an absolute pleasure to meet with managing director Liz Rugg who’s enthusiastic attitude is forging a significant role for companies like Medvivo in healthcare provision in the UK.

Yesterday I enjoyed helping to plant a new wood to link Avoncliff Wood with the nearby Becky Addy Wood, near Freshford and Westwood. It was amazing to see so many of the community out together helping with such an important project.

The Trust is planting more than 20 different species of tree at Avoncliff Wood as part of the Big Climate Fightback.

The Trust raised more than £350,000 just before last Christmas to buy 50 acres of ancient woodland and 25 acres of fields.

As a society we must send a message that we will not tolerate cruelty to animals - we must lead by example. In the last parliament I am proud to have helped pushed the importance of animal welfare including with the ban on ivory.

I want you to know that if you re elect me as your MP, then I would keep the welfare of animals at the top of the agenda. I will always work towards making this country the best for animals to live in. From service animals to guide dogs to support pets, animals help us and love us unconditionally and they deserve to have the best legal protections against cruelty possible. Watch the video HERE ([link removed]) .

Since I was first elected in 2015 I have championed keeping the triple lock and protecting pensioner benefits like free bus passes. Many people have asked me about these over the years including at the Over 55s events that I organised to help break down social isolation, combat loneliness and flag up the amazing groups and opportunities we have on offer locally.

A Conservative majority government would ensure we look after our elderly and give them the security in retirement that they deserve. It will alow us to continue to build a strong economy so we can afford to do this and so much more.

Last week I enjoyed answering questions at Sheldon school, Chippenham in an election hustings. I love answering questions from young people, after all they will inherit our area and deserve a say now. Since being elected I have tried to visit all the schools in the constituency every year and do democracy workshops especially with primary schools. The message I always give is the importance of voting - no matter who it is for. Democracy only works when you participate #december12 ([link removed])

At this hustings I was surprised that I was only the one who brought up investing in our servicemen and veterans - something I think is vital.
Don't forget to return your postal vote if you haven't already!

Green technology is undoubtedly the future, both for our economy and in the effort to halt climate change. While serving as your MP, I was in a minority of MPs who attended the Time is Now Rally and I supported our net-zero by 2050 target going into law – making the UK the first major country in the world to do so.

I believe that we are on the cusp of a hugely exciting new chapter in the fight against climate change, with the UK being the number one destination for inward investment in green technology in Europe. With the right commitment and attitude, the UK will become the world’s biggest producer of green technology in the future and I am the right person to make sure that this happens as your MP. It is time for a ‘green-tech revolution’ that will create jobs, make greener choices cheaper and which will only happen under a Conservative majority government.

If I am your MP in the next Parliament, I will be voting to implement the Prime Minister’s green revolution plan, which will see the UK’s research budget for green technology doubled. I will also be supporting a new electric car charging roll-out, which will mean that every driver is always within 30 miles of a charging station no matter where they are in the country. We will also see brand new floating offshore wind technology installed and new carbon capture systems that will help us reach and hopefully beat our 2050 pledge.

Many people reading this will have attended one of my crime forums around the Chippenham constituency – events I organised to make sure that our strategy for tackling crime focusses on victims and communities as a priority. Recent news headlines have illustrated just how important this is, showing that victims must be listened to and put first so that justice can be done swiftly.

In meetings with both the Prime Minister and the Home Secretary earlier this year, I made the case for a new, victim-focussed crime strategy that will protect the most vulnerable in our society from crime. I am delighted to report that if we have a Conservative majority government after 12th December, a new victim-focussed crime strategy will be implemented. This includes:

- Supporting rape victims with a £15million cash boost to speed-up charging decisions, cut delays and offer victims more support during the process.

- Protecting domestic abuse victims by passing our Domestic Abuse Bill by Spring 2020 and implementing it quickly.

- Enshrining the rights of victims in law - with a Victims’ Law which that guarantees their rights and the level of support they should receive.

- Comprehensive reform of the parole system to make it more transparent for victims.

- A ‘victim surcharge’ to be paid by convicted offenders, which goes straight to victim services.

- 20,000 new Police officers to prevent crime before it takes place.

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