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South Craven MP Julian Smith takes his surgeries online
South Craven MP Julian Smith is launching online surgeries.
He is adding the internet sessions to regular surgeries held across his Skipton and Ripon constituency.
The move is part of Mr Smith’s campaign to improve broadband access in North Yorkshire.
He is hosting a second Broadband North Yorkshire Conference, at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Visitor Centre, next Saturday, September 29.
His first online surgery will be on November 2, at 1pm.
Mr Smith said: “I know that with such a vast constituency it is sometimes difficult for people to travel to meet me at my surgeries - that is why connecting more homes and businesses to the internet is so important and I am pleased the Broadband North Yorkshire campaign is making positive progress.
“These online surgeries will give those who find it difficult to travel a chance to speak with me directly and I hope more and more people will have the internet connections they need to speak with me in this way in the months and years ahead.”
To make an appointment to talk to Mr Smith on November 2, e-mail email@example.com or phone (0207) 219 7145.
For further information about the conference, which will have sessions for residents and businesses, visit broadbandnorthyorkshire.com.