Jesse celebrates Pedicargo bike grant win

Jesse with Jean-Paul Baron and Callum Treasurer of Pedicargo in Church Street

Jesse Norman has welcomed the news that local business Pedicargo has won a Government grant enabling it to buy its next e-cargo bike--under a scheme set up by Jesse himself as Transport Minister!

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Jesse welcomes news of new Bellwin flood funding

Jesse Norman carrying sandbags

(Photo: Jesse carrying sandbags during the 2007 floods.)

Jesse Norman, local MP since 2010 and now Conservative parliamentary candidate, has welcomed the news that the Government will pay over £1 million to Herefordshire Council under the Bellwin scheme as compensation for damage following the recent flooding.

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Jesse’s Hereford Times column

I have always had heroes. Some famous, some little-known, none of them perfect, all of them human, all of them flawed, but all of them extraordinary to me:  people who have shaped the world around them for the good.

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Jesse’s Hereford Times column: Investment in Hereford

As Hereford Times readers will know, I am a hopeless optimist by nature.  But even I am starting to get really excited about all the new investment taking in place in Hereford.

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Jesse’s Hereford Times column: Proroguing Parliament

The past week has resounded to wild cries that the decision to prorogue Parliament is a “coup”, a suspension of democracy, or even fascism in action.  The famous children’s author Philip Pullman has invoked the language of lynching, while other notables have launched into eye-popping denunciations.

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Jesse welcomes new spending on Sixth Form College, schools, special needs, buses

Local MP Jesse Norman has welcomed new Government spending which will greatly benefit people across Herefordshire.

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Victory! Jesse welcomes changes by Highways England to A49 roadworks

Jesse Norman MP has warmly welcomed a host of changes announced by Highways England in response to local concerns about roadworks on the A49 between Wilton and Peterstow.

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Letter to residents: A49 Roadworks Wilton to Peterstow

I wanted to update you on the situation with the A49 roadworks being undertaken in and around Peterstow by Highways England, in advance of the public meeting this evening.

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Jesse’s Ross Gazette column: Celebrating Rural Champions

It was a delight last week to welcome Two Farmers Crisps to Westminster, where they were crowned national Rural Enterprise Champions at the Countryside Alliance Awards.

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Jesse’s Hereford Times column: From Transport to Treasury

It is now a month since I was promoted from the Department of Transport to be the new Paymaster General and Financial Secretary to the Treasury.  That is, the minister in charge of HM Revenue and Customs and the development of tax policy.

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