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Son's 200-mile London-Devon journey beats ambulance

A man who travelled nearly 200 miles to reach his injured mother arrived before an ambulance reached her.

Mark Clements caught a bus, tube and two trains from London to Exmouth, Devon on Saturday after his 77-year-old mother fell and broke her hip.

Hugo says EU must recognise benefits of a deal

You will be aware from the events of last week that Parliament voted to support the Brady amendment, of which I was a sponsor, which means that the Prime Minister can now go back to Brussels to negotiate in the knowledge that it is the issue of the "Irish backstop" that needs to be addressed.

Hugo backs Adult Social Care Recruitment campaign

Ahead of the national launch of the Adult Social Care Recruitment campaign, Hugo met with care workers to discuss how we can boost recruitment into the adult social care sector where there are approximately 110,000 vacancies across England.

Hugo visits The Donkey Sanctuary

The Donkey Sanctuary welcomed the Rt Hon Sir Hugo Swire to its international headquarters in Sidmouth last week, where he met the charity’s chief executive officer Mike Baker and was given a tour of the sanctuary.