James Sunderland encourages local charities to apply for a Tesco Community Grant. Every three months community groups and charities across the UK can apply for a grant of up to £1,500 from the total pot of £2m for each period.
Following the Government statement on the Ajax armoured vehicle procurement programme and the need to resolve noise and vibration problems, James Sunderland seeks an indication from the Minister when the vehicles will declare Initial Operating Capability (IOC) - the minimum requirement for them to be deployed for use.
Speaking in the emergency debate on the situation in Afghanistan, James Sunderland calls on the Government to focus on securing the airhead in Kabul, ensuring safe access to the airhead, be realistic about the task in hand and finally to be honest about our place in the world and global ambitions.
I write this on the early morning train into Westminster. Even at this ungodly hour, I am surprised by how many more people appear to be commuting into London, how much busier the trains are and the efforts that everyone is consciously making to ensure social distancing throughout the carriage.