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Former minister is guest of local Tory party
6:55pm Tuesday 1st July 2014 in News
FORMER minister Richard Benyon MP was the guest of local Tories at the historic Birtsmorton Court near Malvern.
Mr Benyon gave a talk on Friday (June 27) to the West Worcestershire Conservative Association Patrons’ Club, where he was welcomed by local MP Harriett Baldwin.
He said: “It was a huge pleasure to visit this beautiful location in Worcestershire and see how well Worcestershire cares for its local environment and heritage.”
Mr Beynon, a former soldier, was Minister for the Natural Environment and Fisheries until October 2013 and is a founder trustee of Help for Heroes.
Mrs Baldwin said: “It was a great pleasure to welcome Richard Benyon MP to Birtsmorton. He is much admired by colleagues and my constituents for his achievements as a minister, winning the "fish fight” reforms to the Common Fisheries Policy which will ban fish discards from 2015.”
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