Added on: 11th February, 2020 by O1
Orpington’s new Member of Parliament Gareth Bacon made his maiden speech in the House of Commons, mentioning the work of Orpington 1st Business Improvement District in supporting the town centre and promising to be a strong voice for the constituency.
In a well received speech, Gareth Bacon took the opportunity to promote Orpington, telling MPs he would protect Orpington’s unique nature.
He also pledged his support local businesses. The Orpington 1st BID team met recently with Mr Bacon, discussing a range of issues including Business Rates, policing and broadband.
He finished by telling MPs: "In sending me here to represent them in this place, the people of Orpington have done me the greatest honour of my life. It is a great privilege to be here and I pledge to serve them – and my country – to the best of my ability in the years to come."