Derek Smith, former Chief Executive, Wye Valley NHS Trust

Derek SmtihJesse Norman has worked tirelessly to support the NHS, particularly to ensure that essential acute hospital services remain available to residents of the County.  He has helped to get a better deal on the Private Finance Initiative for Wye Valley NHS Trust and potentially for the wider NHS.  His commitment to health services being available to all, free at the point of service and properly funded is unswerving.


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"In Depth" with BBC Hereford & Worcester

In depth interview with BBC Hereford & Worcester with Jesse answering questions on Hereford United, the NHS in Herefordshire and his record as the local MP.

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Jesse Norman on Education for the Hereford Times

One way and another, I have been involved in education all my life.  That experience has helped me to make a real difference for local people during my five years as MP.  Since 2010 I have visited dozens of local schools, hosted visits to Parliament by many more, and given work experience to local young people wherever I can.

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Jesse writes for the Hereford Times on Healthcare

Healthcare in Herefordshire has been a huge priority for me as MP. It will continue to be if I am re-elected.

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Making Progress on Transport Issues in South Herefordshire

Jesse Norman writes in the Hereford Times...

Transport is a serious local issue: too many potholes, too much traffic congestion in Hereford, not enough public transport, not enough good transport links either inside or outside the county. We must continue to address these problems.

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Jesse on Crime and Disorder in Hereford and South Herefordshire

It has been a great honour to serve my constituents as the MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire over the past five years.

During that period the key priority has been to rescue the country from the disastrous effects of the financial crisis of 2008, and lower expenditures while preserving services.

Many people said that reducing spending would lead to a rise in crime. But in fact, the exact opposite has happened. Nationally, crime is at its lowest level since records began, meaning people are safer on the streets and in their home.

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Jesse welcomes news of contract awards to Royal National College

Jesse welcomes news of contract awards to Royal National CollegeJesse Norman MP has welcomed the news that the Royal National College for the Blind has been awarded a major new contract by the Department of Work and Pensions. The £3 million Specialist Employability Support contract is designed to provide people who have a visual impairment with the skills, training and confidence to find permanent employment.

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Statement on Budget 2015

This is a highly responsible and sensible Budget, and with some real wins for Herefordshire in particular.

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Lord Grabiner questioned on Foreign Exchange fixing scandal

Jesse Norman cross examines Lord Grabiner QC on his report in to Bank of England Foreign Exchange Market Investigation.


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Jesse Norman takes case for new Herefordshire university to the Prime Minister

Today in the House of Commons, Jesse Norman took the opportunity to tell the Prime Minister about Herefordshire's new technology and engineering university project - and urged him and the Chancellor to get behind it.

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