Fiona has welcomed the Government’s announcement of additional funding for Jodrell Bank and the Prime Ministers' visit to Jodrell Bank. Jodrell Bank have been allocated a further £16 million to maintain expand the excellent services and research undertaken there.
Fiona chaired a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Faith and Society in Parliament looking at ‘What Works in Prisons – contributions of the Faith and Voluntary Sector to Prisoners and their Families’.
'The UK has 86 protected name products; flagship quality foods which earn £4.8 billion in exports every year. Important they remain protected after Brexit, as this event by food producers from all over the country demonstrated in Parliament today.'
Churches across Nigeria protested peacefully on 29 April against Fulani herder militia violence, and the continuing captivity of Leah Sharibu and 112 girls from Chibok, who are being held by Boko Haram terrorists.
Fiona took part in a panel at the Children's Voice for Peace Conference run by South Asian Development Partnership. The purposes of the conference was to raise awareness of the effects of conflict, in all countries including the UK- to urge continuing funding for the work being done for refugees