Darent Valley Hospital

Date: Thu 3rd February 2011 Winter is always a challenging time for hospitals. These challenges have been compounded for Darent Valley Hospital by the nearby closure of the A&E and Maternity Departments at Queen Mary’s Hospital. I want to closely monitor the situation, so I have asked Parliamentary Questions of the…

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North West Kent College

  Date: Thu 27th January 2011 Last Friday I visited North West Kent College. The college is presided over by David Gleed, their excellent principal and is in the process of a huge transformation with new buildings due to be completed shortly. I had the pleasure of addressing around 130 students…

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Leigh Trust Academies

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      Date: 20th January 2011 I was fortunate enough last week to pay a visit to all three of the Academies run by the Leigh Trust. The Leigh Technology, Wilmington and Longfield Academies are all overseen by the excellent Chief Executive; Frank Green. Each of the Academies are…

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