As we mark 100 years since the first women gained the right to vote, Kelly Tolhurst MP is inviting everyone in Rochester and Strood to get involved in UK Parliament Week and play a part in our thriving democracy.
Last week I was pleased to meet Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock MP, to discuss the Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Groups’ (CCG) decision not to award Medway Maritime Hospital with a hyper acute stroke unit (HASU).
Last month, I was delighted to speak for the first time as Minister for Small Business and Corporate Responsibility and bring forward positive draft regulations for the UK’s small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).
Rochester and Strood MP Kelly Tolhurst has hailed the new measures in the Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill to equip councils with powers to bring thousands of long-term empty homes back into use.
Following my speech during a debate last year on deafness, in which I told the story of my mum’s sudden hearing loss and struggle to get the right cochlear implant, I have recently met with charities focussing on deafness.