On Friday 24 November 2023
An opportunity for residents to hear and ask questions of the continued flood resilience work taking place and to speak with officials from the County and District Councils, Parish Council, Thames Water and the Environment Agency about ongoing issues.
Moreton-in-Marsh - For residents of Bourton, Moreton and Three Rivers, 10.00-12.00, to be held at The Redesdale Hall, High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 0AX
Cirencester - For residents of The Cotswolds in the Cirencester, Fairford, South Cerney, Siddington and surrounding areas, 14.00-16.00, at Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester GL7 1PX
The events we have seen unfolding in the Middle East are truly horrific. I join the UK Government in utterly condemning the barbaric terrorist attacks perpetrated by Hamas, against Israel and I support Israel’s right to defend itself in the face of such atrocities, as guaranteed by Article 51 of the United Nations Charter.
Following the Office for National Statistics publication that the estimate for net migration in the year to June 2023 was at 672,000, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown tells the Government these figures are unsustainable and asks the Minister when we will see a drop in numbers.
Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown used his speech in the debate on the Autumn Statement to call for the reintroduction of tax-free shopping for EU visitors, as British shoppers are spending billions of pounds on tax-free shopping in the EU which is money that should be coming to the UK, and he called on the Government to commission an independent review on the benefits of tax-free shopping.
Following the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown welcomes the statement but asks the Chancellor to reconsider its decision on the tourist tax which is actively discouraging high-spending tourists from coming from abroad to benefit our shops and hospitality venues.