Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, was the guest speaker at the Bexleyheath and Crayford Conservatives Annual Dinner last night (30 January) at Stuzzichini restaurant in the Broadway, Bexleyheath.
A two course dinner was enjoyed by the capacity audience followed by a fundraising raffle. The evening was organised by Association Officers Maureen King and Janet Power.
Association President, Mark Brooks OBE, introduced the Minister and the Association Chairman, Cllr Howard Jackon, gave the vote of thanks. Among those attending were Rt Hon Sir David Evennett MP and his wife, Lady Evennett, as well as Cllr Louie French (Deputy Leader of Bexley Council), Matthew Scott (Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent), and local Councillors.
Ms Villiers spoke about her role as Environment Secretary, the opportunities presented by Brexit for the green agenda, the Government's Environment Bill and her determination for Britain to be a world leader on environment issues. She then answered questions from guests on Breixt and the environment.