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Conservative Party PortraitsThe Island’s MP Andrew Turner has set up a second discussion group meeting following on from the first meeting held a few months ago at which employment was discussed.  

The meeting will be about the National Health Service and gives Islanders the chance to talk with him and other attendees about their ideas on policy and the future of the NHS. Positive points from the first discussion group included the constructive and informal nature of the debate and the opportunity for all those attending to speak and air their views in a relatively relaxed environment.

The meeting will take place on Thursday 28th of August at 18:00. It will again be in the restaurant of the Riverside Centre in Newport and will last for a maximum of 90 minutes.

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Mr Turner said:

“I enjoyed the first discussion group meeting and had good feedback from those who attended, so have decided to build on that success.  As before, people with any political views, and indeed none, are welcome to attend.

“Places are limited so that everybody present can contribute; priority will be given to those who let my office know in advance that they wish to attend. The NHS is something that Islanders contact me about regularly and so this will be a great opportunity to debate a subject that I know is close to the hearts of many people.”

“You can book a place at the meeting by contacting Mr Turner’s office on 01983 530808 or by emailing [email protected]

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