General Election 2019: Stamford and Grantham - Conservative Gareth Davies
Our constituency is a wonderful place to live, work and visit, with the three towns of Grantham, Stamford and Bourne, and the many rural villages and farms in our beautiful countryside.
It is therefore no surprise that our population is growing quickly, and as such, we need to make sure that we are supported by robust infrastructure and adequate services.
If elected, one of my key priorities is addressing safety on the A1. We read in this newspaper almost every week about yet another accident. As MP, I want to raise this at a national level and work with the county council and Highways England, to secure funding for safety upgrades.
As a former businessman, I want to support and see our many independent businesses thrive. I will work to attract new investment and support our existing high street shops. The Conservatives are committed to reducing business rates for our shops and pubs.
As a product of our state school system, I am committed to seeing our schools provide the best education possible; the Conservatives have committed to increasing funding per pupil to £4,000 for our primary schools and £5,000 for secondary schools. I will be a regular visitor to our schools and will provide a voice in Westminster to support our state education system.
After three years of “temporary” reduced hours at Grantham A&E, I will work with the provider, ULHT, and national government to push for a reinstating of access and increase in services for our residents.
Lincolnshire Police cover both urban and rural areas, and each come with specific challenges. I want to make sure they are fully equipped to tackle crime in our towns and in the
Ultimately though, the key issue in this election, and our country right now, is delivering the democratic will of the people in the 2016 EU Referendum. We must leave the European Union and if elected, I will vote to get Brexit done, once and for
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