Stephen McPartland, MP for Stevenage, took a group of local charities into Parliament to meet the Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP Minister for Civil Society. The meeting was arranged after Stephen held a debate in Parliament to celebrate the work of charities in Stevenage and the Minister extended an invitation to them to meet.
Stephen said, "I am proud of the contribution charities and community groups make to our area and was delighted to take a broad range of groups in to meet the Minister. It was a great opportunity to discuss the challenges facing charities and extend personal invitations for the Minister to visit and see our work in action."
Charities that were represented at the meeting were: POhWER, Hertfordshire PASS, Turn the Tide, The Living Room, Weldability-Sif Foundation.