After months of lockdown, it is great to see a return to normality and people enjoying the sunshine. The opening of shops, pubs, beauty salons, sports clubs and many recreational facilities has provided a further marker in the fight against Covid-19 and it is right that the Prime Minister should push this agenda if it is safe to do so.
The opening of non-essential shops this week has provided a new marker in the fight against Covid-19. While opinions are split on the gradual easing of lockdown, the Government continues to be led by scientific and medical advice and it is reassuring that the mortality and R rates are falling to new lows.
This has been a fascinating few weeks. Whilst the learning curve continues to be steep as a new MP, I am delighted to have established an office in both Westminster and Bracknell, finalised my new team, got a good feel for Parliamentary procedure and asked some early questions in the House