Edward has met with Highways England's Midlands Operations Director, Catherine Brookes, in Parliament to raise local concerns about issues affecting major roads in the Charnwood constituency, and broader traffic issues.
After the energetic and high profile community and parliamentary campaign to get NHS England to think again about its proposals to stop children's heart surgery at Glenfield, the NHS England Board has listened and announced that it has decided to keep children’s heart surgery in Leicester.
Edward joined the UK based Leonard Cheshire Disability charity in Parliament in advance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December to discuss the barriers faced by disabled women and girls in going to school in developing countries.
Ahead of NHS England's forthcoming decision on the future of Glenfield Hospital's Childrens' Heart Unit, Edward has joined with other East Midlands MPs, both Conservative and Labour, in Westminster to reaffirm their shared commitment to fight to keep the unit open.
Edward has visited the newly finished Mountsorrel Memorial Centre, where he and Loughborough MP, Nicky Morgan, were shown around the fantastic state-of-the-art community facility by Parish Council Chairman, Councillor Steve Haywood.
Edward has visited Rothley CofE Primary Academy where he was shown round the new school buildings by pupils and Deputy Headteacher Ms Kate Barrs, as well as speaking to staff and pupils in school assembly and doing a 'question time' with pupils, following which he met with the Joe Humphries Memor