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The NHS, technology and defeating loneliness

Dean gave a speech in the House of Commons where he highlighted the necessity for social care to not just support, but enable elderly people in their time of need.

Dean Russell opens Mayfield Watford

Dean had the honour of attending the official opening of Mayfield Watford. Mayfield will provide specialist retirement housing in Watford- something essential for the future of UK housing.

Supporting local restaurants

Dean visited Lemongrass Chinese restaurant on Langley Way and enjoyed a terrific meal. Watford’s local restaurant economy remains strong and growing but for it to continue to do so we need to ensure we eat local and back local businesses. Dean looks forward to returning to back soon!

Prime Minister invited down to Watford

At Dean’s second question in a row at PMQ’s, he invited Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Watford when his Mental Health First Aider initiative is launched. The scheme is to train a thousand Watfordians in mental health first aid and awareness across schools, workplaces and the community.

Dean Russell meets with West Midlands Trains bosses

Dean led a meeting between some of Hertfordshire MP’s and the bosses at West Midlands Trains. During the discussion, Dean voiced his concerns over the inadequate service for commuters- notably at Watford Junction and Bushey Station.

Dean Russell goes to Samaritans event

Dean visited a Samaritans event in Parliament. Combating loneliness is one of his priorities so it was great to chat about how we can try to ensure that nobody is without a friendly face or listening ear.