MP Tessa Munt holds record-setting 500th surgery
MP notched up her 500th surgery on Saturday (December 28th).
Munt reached the milestone when she held her latest surgery in
the village post office in Meare, near Glastonbury.
team believes the 500 milestone may represent the largest number
of surgeries held by any MP at this stage in a parliamentary term.
runs 11 surgeries each month in the main towns and villages across
the constituency, as well as a programme of additional surgeries
in smaller, more isolated communities.
also makes home visits to those who are unable attend her surgeries
for health, mobility or transport reasons.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This part of Somerset is a beautiful
place to live, but accessing services can often be problematic."
who do not have the use of a car, are living off the bus route,
the elderly, the less mobile and those on low incomes face particular
should be able to speak to their MP about problems and Government
policies. That's why I feel it is so important to make the time
to meet people around my patch, so locals can easily come and
see me if they wish."
holds her regular monthly surgeries in Axbridge, Burnham-On-Sea,
Cheddar, Chilcompton, Glastonbury, Highbridge, Meare, Shepton
Mallet, Street, Wedmore and Wells. To find out details about these
and additional surgeries, see www.tessamunt.org or call Tessa's
office on 01934 710748.
Tessa with Sub-Post Mistress Sandra Hilson and her husband Paul
outside the village post office in Meare, her 500th MP surgery