Since I was first elected as the MP for Hastings and Rye in 2010, I have made it my priority to ensure we get a fairer deal for our fishermen who have struggled for too long under the Common Fisheries Policy and are greatly limited by their quotas.
On 13 July, Amber Rudd MP and local fishermen met with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, to discuss how the industry would be affected following Britain’s departure from the European Union.
Amber Rudd MP attended a meeting with Chris Paine of Martello Developments Ltd in Rye to discuss Martello’s exciting new plans to redevelop the town’s Rock Channel and adjacent land. Martello is a local development partnership founded by David Kowitz.
I love birthdays – mine is coming up and I hope my family know I love surprise parties. Yesterday, it was the 70th Birthday of our National Health Service. The NHS is a fantastic public service which makes Britain stand out amongst other nations.
Last Friday, Amber met with Cllr Keith Glazier, Leader of East Sussex County Council, who led her on a tour of the newly refurbished Hastings Library. Hastings Library, Brassey Institute in Claremont, reopened to the public on Friday 2 March 2018.
Local MP Amber Rudd is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which launches across England and Wales on Saturday 14 July (although regional variations may apply).
Last Sunday, Amber attended Hastings’ Armed Forces Day, an annual event to support the service of the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.