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Westminster diary – 20.06.19
Parliament is currently paralysed by the Conservative Party leadership contest determining the next Prime Minister. It is not an edifying spectacle nor is it helping us address pressing challenges. The candidates appear to be engaged in a race to the bottom on who will implement the hardest Brexit or the biggest tax cuts for the […]
Westminster diary – 06.06.19
THIS week marks the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings that turned the tide of World War II. On June 6 1944, 24,000 British, US and Canadian troops landed on France’s shores, catalysing the liberation of Nazi-occupied France and laying...
Westminster diary – 23.05.19
EU elections are taking place this week. For many these elections will be focused on Brexit and I have made my position clear: we need a confirmatory vote if we are to resolve this impasse and begin reuniting the country....
Westminster diary – 09.05.19
The local Council Elections took place last Thursday including for Warwick District, the three towns and our parishes. The Conservatives, who have led the District Council for the last four years, lost ten seats and its overall majority. Given that...
Westminster diary – 25.04.19
I hope everyone was able to enjoy the fine weather of last weekend and had a Happy Easter. I was delighted to give one of the lent addresses at the beautiful St Mary’s Church in Warwick a couple of weeks...