MP for rural affairs visits Holsworthy

12:51 16 June 2014

Dave Walley, general Manager of Devon Wheels 2 Work; Cllr Martin Prentice, Holsworthy Town Council; Cllr Philip Collins, leader of Torridge District Council; Ian Robertson, chairman of Devon Wheels 2 Work; Dan Rogerson MP, Minister for Rural Affairs; Max Jowett, chief executive of Devon Wheels 2 Work; Jenny Tandy, Devon Wheels 2 Work director; Lynn Thornton, Devon County Council; Cllr Ken Watson, Holsworthy Town Council and Cllr Barry Parsons, Devon County Council.

Dave Walley, general Manager of Devon Wheels 2 Work; Cllr Martin Prentice, Holsworthy Town Council; Cllr Philip Collins, leader of Torridge District Council; Ian Robertson, chairman of Devon Wheels 2 Work; Dan Rogerson MP, Minister for Rural Affairs; Max Jowett, chief executive of Devon Wheels 2 Work; Jenny Tandy, Devon Wheels 2 Work director; Lynn Thornton, Devon County Council; Cllr Ken Watson, Holsworthy Town Council and Cllr Barry Parsons, Devon County Council.

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Dan Rogerson visited the Devon Wheels 2 Work scheme alongside councillors and users of the service.

THE Minister for Rural Affairs has paid a visit to Holsworthy to take a look at the Devon Wheels 2 Work scheme.

MP Dan Rogerson visited the organisation’s new home which helps people access work, education and training by providing subsidised scooter and motorcycle rental.

Mr Rogerson said: “My visit to Devon has given me the opportunity to hear about the vital services Wheels 2 Work provides to the local community and also talk to customers benefiting from the service - it is innovative ideas like these that will help create a fairer society and build a stronger rural economy.”

Max Jowett, chief executive of Devon Wheels 2 Works, said he was pleased that Mr Rogerson MP had chosen to come to Holsworthy.

He added: “Devon Wheels 2 Work is recognised as a national example of good practice both for social enterprises and Wheels 2 Work schemes, and we are keen to share our experience with the minister.”

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