Rural Related Politics - A weekly review

30 September 2019

Below is an RSN review of last week's rural related politics as well as a look forward to the week ahead:

Last week in politics 
(23 September -  29 September)

On Thursday 26, the Government published statistics on deprivation in England. The figures include a breakdown of local authorities and demonstrate which have the highest number of deprived neighbourhoods in their remits. The most deprived areas are spread around the country, including in the south east, an area traditionally considered as being the wealthiest.

This week in politics (30 September -  5 October)

The Conservative Party conference will be taking place in Manchester between Sunday 29 September and Wednesday 2 October.

On Tuesday 1, MPs will debate child poverty in Leicester. In the House of Lords, Peers will debate how best to take into account the interests of future generations at every level of policy-making.

On Wednesday 2, MPs will debate the role of community pharmacies.

On Thursday 3, Peers will consider how to reduce inequality in the UK.


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