Coffee with Nick Hurd MP

Local campaigner and Conservative candidate Jesse Norman welcomed one of the pioneers of “People Power”, Nick Hurd MP to Hereford last week.  We were honoured to be amongst a select few to receive an invitation to meet Jesse and Nick at a coffee morning held at All Saints in Hereford on Thursday, 25th February.

Nick is the co-sponsor of the Sustainable Communities Act: a superb piece of legislation, which gives local communities the chance for the first time to get their own local ideas for change put into practice.  These ideas can include protection of villages, pubs and post offices, the promotion of local food, support for local businesses through variable rate relief, and the protection of green spaces, among other things.  Just the thing for this county, and for the city.

During the morning we also had an opportunity to join the debate on local and environment issues and reiterated the importance of clarity from Central Goverment on these issues.