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Annette Brooke

14 York Road

Broadstone

BH18 8ET

Talk to me ......... Phone 01202 693 555

I hold regular surgeries throughout Mid Dorset and North Poole For an appointment please call the constituency office.


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  • Annette at the event in Parliament.
    Article: Mar 27, 2015

    On Wednesday, Annette Brooke MP attended a Parliamentary event celebrating the Royal Assent of the International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill. The Act puts into legislation the target of spending at least 0.7% of national income on aid and requires that the Secretary of State makes arrangements for the independent evaluation of aid expenditure.

  • The co-chairs with the report.
    Article: Mar 27, 2015

    The statistics surrounding older people and breast cancer are stark: more than half of breast cancer deaths in the UK are in women over 70.

    By 2040, almost three-quarters of all women living with breast cancer in the UK will be aged over 65 but according to a new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer (APPGBC), this patient population is not being adequately provided for.

  • Annette at the event in Parliament.
    Article: Mar 23, 2015

    On Tuesday 17 March, Annette Brooke, MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole pledged to make this election memorable by taking action to support the 850,000 people living with dementia across the UK.

    Annette joined over 200 other MPs and representatives from Alzheimer's Society in Westminster to meet people with dementia and commit to support those affected by the condition. On the day, Annette supported Alzheimer's Society's general election campaign that is calling for more people to get the dementia diagnosis they need and for everyone to be properly supported afterwards.

  • Article: Mar 20, 2015

    Annette Brooke made her last speech in the House of Commons as MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole yesterday, during the debate on the Budget. Annette, who has spent the last 14 years serving her constituents, will be retiring in May.

    Annette began by telling the House that she has been following Budgets for decades due to her former job as an economics teacher and recalled "the first time I sat in the House to listen to a Budget speech; it was absolutely awesome. It was such an honour and privilege to be right here listening to it after so many years of just following it on the television."

  • Article: Mar 18, 2015

    Working people in Mid Dorset and North Poole will benefit from a £905 income tax cut by 2018 thanks to a flagship Liberal Democrat Budget policy, Annette Brooke MP said today.

    The Budget included Lib Dem plans to raise the tax-free personal allowance yet again to £10,800 in 2016/17 and £11,000 a year later.

  • Article: Mar 16, 2015

    Annette Brooke, MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole and Chair of the Asbestos in Schools Group, has welcomed the publication of the Government Review on the Management of Asbestos in Schools, after questioning both Prime Minister David Cameron and William Hague, Leader of the House of Commons last week on its publication date.

  • Annette at the event.
    Article: Mar 5, 2015

    Annette Brooke, MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole, has signed up to support this year's Earth Hour by making a special pledge backing protection of the world's forests. Annette was one of many politicians joining WWF-UK at a reception in Parliament this week to show their support for a responsible trade in sustainably-sourced forest products and to support WWF's Earth Hour, which takes place on Saturday 28th March at 8:30pm.

  • Article: Feb 26, 2015

    Annette Brooke, Liberal Democrat MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole, led a debate yesterday in Westminster Hall on the problem of bullying on dedicated school buses. The focus of the debate was to share the results of a survey Annette carried out last year and to press for more action to tackle the problem.

  • Article: Feb 25, 2015

    Annette Brooke, MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole, yesterday pressed the Department for Health on the state of intensive psychiatric care for females in Dorset. She raised the issue with Norman Lamb MP, Minister of State for Health, during Department of Health oral questions.

    Annette began by reminding the Minister that there are currently no beds for females in Dorset who need intensive psychiatric care. She went on to highlight reports that indicate this is unlikely to change for at least three years.

  • Article: Feb 11, 2015

    Annette Brooke, MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole and Vice-President of the Local Government Association, spoke yesterday in a debate on the Local Government Finance Report in the House of Commons.

    Annette began by praising local councils and councillors across the country for the way in which they have responded to efficiency savings since 2010. Despite a 10% drop in core Government funding since the election, Annette pointed out that satisfaction rates for council services have actually increased, something she described as 'remarkable'.

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