Local News

Access to Covid Testing

I am very aware of current difficulties in accessing covid testing, and have raised this with Government. Access to testing is important to not only control covid, but also to allow those who test negative to return to school and work as quickly as possible.

Businesses Buoyed by Eat Out to Help Out Success

Dr Ben Spencer MP has welcomed the success of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme in Runnymede and Weybridge. More than 49,000 meals were claimed in the constituency under the Government scheme, according to latest statistics.

A Vote For Our History and Heritage

Addlestone’s oldest resident, and one of Britain’s oldest trees, the Crouch Oak has been shortlisted for English Tree of the year.

Local Physiotherapy Team Nominated for NHS Parliamentary Award

The Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and Hand Therapy Team at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been nominated for the Future NHS Award due to their innovative approach to delivering treatment in the community.  

Another Milestone for UK Government Investment in Small Business

Dr Ben Spencer, MP for Runnymede and Weybridge, has welcomed the announcement that the UK Government-owned British Business Bank has issued its 75,000th loan through its Start Up Loans programme, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses across the UK since its launch in 2012

Addressing Climate Change in Runnymede and Weybridge

This week I met (via zoom) with constituents who had contacted me with concerns around climate change and the measures we need to be taking to protect our environment, both locally as part of our national and global commitments.