Contrary to the poor weather over the previous week, Dr Dan was delighted to officially open the annual Westerfield Fete on Saturday 12th August. With so much work being put in by teams of volunteers, it's always a disappointment when the weather scuppers things on the big day.
Thankfully, this was not an issue for Westerfield Fete, where visitors enjoyed the warm weather and sunshine, along with a range of traditional activities. Dr Dan very much enjoyed visiting the many stalls, which seem to grow in number each year. As a keen supporter of local produce, Dr Dan was happy to browse the local food and drink stalls exhibiting at the Fete.
Supporting Westerfield Church, this annual fete raises much needed funds for the Church and this year, fundraisers were hoping to top last year's efforts.
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Leaving the EU: Tourism and the Creative Industries — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (17 Apr 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this debate. As a remain voter, I am sympathetic to her position, but does she agree that sometimes one of the main drivers of tourism is the exchange rate, and one thing we have seen is increased tourism as a result of decreased value of the pound against the euro and other currencies, perhaps as a direct consequence of that Brexit vote? I know she...
Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Agriculture: Trade Agreements (22 Mar 2018)
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