Over the summer Conor met with the Dorset and Wiltshire Chief Fire Officer at his invitation to be briefed on the local response to Grenfell Tower fire and the safety tests that have been undertaken in Bournemouth and Poole. He was also briefed on the working of the merger of Dorset and Wiltshir
Conor met with newly appointed Territorial Policing Commander, Chief Superintendent Searle of Bournemouth Police Station recently. They spoke about the night time economy, homelessness in the town centre and issues with traveller encampments.
Conor checked in with students at Bournemouth University recently who were preparing their animation projects for the BFX festival; a competition which showcases students’ animation computer skills to the UK’s leading supervisors, artists and producers.
Conor welcomed pupils from St. Michael’s School to Parliament recently. During the visit he held a question and answer session, where they asked some inquisitive questions about what life of an MP is like and how Parliament works. There were even plenty of aspiring politicians!
Conor has been in talks with both Ordnance Survey and Bournemouth Borough Council about the 5G mapping that is being conducted in Bournemouth. The area is currently leading the industry by being first in the world to embrace 5G technology.
Conor visited Kaplan International College in Lansdowne to learn more about what they do and discuss changes to higher education and the future of international students once the UK leaves the European Union.