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MARIA MILLER, MP CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Maria Miller hosted students at Westminster as part of International Women’s Day to promote greater equality for women in politics and the wider world. Maria met with Aheng Negargar from Queen Mary’s College, Basingstoke, who was able to watch during a session of the Women and Equalities Select Committee, visit Downing Street, shadow Maria and watch the International Women’s Day debate in Parliament.

MARIA MILLER, MP AT HONEYCOMB CHILDREN'S CENTRE

Maria said: “It is always good to meet parents and carers at Children’s Centres and hear their views on the important support and activities they can access at the Centres.

MARIA MILLER MP RESPONDS TO CONSULTATION ON LOCAL PLAN

Maria Miller has submitted her response to the latest consultation on the draft Local Plan.  Maria said: “We have to make sure that any new house building goes hand in hand with the necessary investment in local services.

MARIA MILLER, MP SUPPORTS CARBON MONOXIDE - BE ALARMED CAMPAIGN

Maria is supporting a call from the Carbon Monoxide – Be Alarmed! campaign to make 2016 the year everyone protects themselves from this silent killer. The campaign urges everyone to fit and maintain an audible Carbon Monoxide alarm and ensure all fuel-burning appliances are serviced annually by a registered and qualified engineer. 

MARIA MILLER MP VISITS LOCAL SCHOOLS

Maria recently visited Winklebury Infant and Junior Schools as part of her programme of regular visits to Basingstoke Schools. After a short tour, she met members of both School Councils. Last Friday, she attended the official opening of the new primary school at Rooksdown.

MARIA MILLER MP MEETS ENTREPRENEURS AT BASINGSTOKE HIGH-TECH HUB

Maria Miller visited the SETsquared hub at Basing View to meet some of the entrepreneurs participating in the business incubation programme, which helps to support and develop high-tech start-up businesses. The Entrepreneurship Training Programme was highly commended by the Government at the Enterprising Britain Awards in November last year, and Maria took the opportunity to congratulate them on the award.