Just a few weeks ago, there were serious fears across the national media that the booster vaccination campaign might not get going, and that people might be unnecessarily exposed to cover over the winter months.
I left HM Treasury last month, after two years as Financial Secretary. My chat with the Prime Minister was a surprise, not least since it came less than 48 hours after I had completed the landmark Health & Social Care Levy Bill in the House of Commons.
Jesse Norman, together with other local MPs, has written a joint letter to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury calling for a three-year integrated spending package in the forthcoming Spending Review specifically focused on cleaning up the River Wye.
We are now in the last month before NMITE opens its doors for the first time on September 6th. It is incredibly exciting to think that an institution is about to be born that--with our continued collective love and support--could lift the economy and well-being of Herefordshire and the Marches forever.