Prime Minister makes surprise visit to Burnham-On-Sea
Prime Minister Nick Clegg makes a surprise visit to Burnham-On-Sea
on Wednesday (August 6th).
Clegg gave a helping hand to the town's MP Tessa Munt, who is
currently volunteering in the community over the summer to see
the work of local groups and businesses up close.
was working as a carer for the day with Burnham-based care specialists
Neighbourhood Care at a home in Burnham's Atyeo Close.
couple who live there, Noel and Linda, who are both in their 90s,
were surprised to welcome the Deputy PM into their home along
Clegg said: "I think the carers do a great job and it is
not easy. It is important for elderly people to see familiar faces
to build up trust. I am loving my day, I love being out of Westminster.
I'm not keen on the slightly stuffy, old-fashioned way we do politics
Care's Manager Barbara Kaczorowska told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It
was great to have Tessa Munt and Nick Clegg visit us. Tessa was
keen to see the work of our carers here in Burnham during a day
of work experience and it was great that Mr Clegg was also able
to stop by. He was very interested in our work and happily chatted
with our team and their roles."
Deputy PM spoke to the staff, several students and local residents,
posing for a few snaps.
Pictured: Nick Clegg visiting the Burnham-On-Sea home during
Wednesday's visit to the town with MP Tessa Munt (pics Jason Adams)