A society defines itself by how it treats its most vulnerable people. Many in our society are vulnerable for many different reasons, but some of those who need our help the most are homeless, including rough sleepers.
This week sees a bit more easing of the lockdown, with the opening of non-essential shops. This is quite totemic as it represents some semblance to normal life. As shops open, we see again the part of the economy we are most familiar with.
Mark Garnier welcomes the announcement of the reopening of zoos and safari parks across the UK. Safari parks are well equipped for social distancing given the isolated nature of visitors remaining in their vehicles.
This Government is committed to upholding our high environmental, food safety and animal welfare standards now that we have left the European Union. We will stand firm in trade negotiations to ensure any future trade deals live up to the values of farmers and consumers across the UK.
During this time of National lockdown and social distancing I have taken a wrap on the local Shuttle paper to provide residents with vital information and contact details for them to access information and support. An online version can be found by following this link Mark Garnier’s Coronvirus W