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MARIA MILLER, MP HEARS ABOUT LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AT BLATCHFORD

Maria recently visited the Basingstoke headquarters of Blatchford, a world leading manufacturer of prosthetics and orthotics.

She met CEO Adrian Stenson, Technical Director Professor Saeed Zahedi, and Head of Marketing Helen Clark. She toured the factory at the Houndmills site, and was shown the newest development, Linx, which is the first fully integrated lower limb system with microprocessor control.

MARIA MILLER, MP VISITS AECOM OFFICES

Maria Miller recently called in at the Basingstoke office of Aecom, to see their recently refurbished premises and meet some staff. Maria was welcomed by Aecom’s Chief Executive for UK and Ireland, Patrick Flaherty.

MARIA MILLER, MP VISITS HATCH WARREN JUNIOR SCHOOL

Maria recently visited Hatch Warren Junior School as part of her programme of visits to Basingstoke schools. She met Head Teacher Mr Ed Dawson and Deputy Head Mrs Cady to discuss recent developments at the school.

MARIA MILLER, MP VISITS MARS

Maria has visited Basingstoke-based Mars Drinks. She met with General Manager Hossam Ashraf, discussed business developments and toured the factory.

MARIA MILLER, MP VISITS MERTON SCHOOL

Maria visited Merton Junior School and met with the School Council, staff and pupils. After the meeting with the School Council, Maria discussed developments at the school with Head teacher Mrs Palmer followed by a tour of the school.

MARIA MILLER, MP MEETS STAGECOACH

Maria said: “Although I have had considerable contact with South West Trains as the current operator, I also wanted to meet their parent company Stagecoach Group who are bidding for the franchise. I had a good meeting with Stagecoach Rail, to make sure that they too have a good understanding of what Basingstoke rail users want from the new franchise.”

MARIA MILLER, MP SUPPORTS "INTERNET LEGENDS".

Maria attended an unusual morning assembly at Merton Junior School in Popley this week, when the Google “Internet Legends” team visited the school to promote internet safety. She said: “The internet is a wonderful place for education, entertainment and communication, but children need to learn the skills to stay safe in the digital world.