Possible Military Intervention in Syria

A number of constituents have contacted me about possible military intervention in Syria. There is no more important vote in Parliament than deciding whether to commit military forces. This is a decision I will take with great care. The House of Commons has already agreed military action in Iraq and given the lack of a …

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Update on the A605 King’s Dyke Crossing

Many residents who use the A605, particularly those who live in and around Whittlesey are impacted by delays at the King’s Dyke rail crossing which the proposed new bridge will address. I thought it might be helpful to give an update on the project. Following the public consultation the design of the scheme has been …

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#SlingtheMesh

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Many women have been left in agonising pain after receiving surgery to treat prolapse or bladder problems. The surgery involves inserting a mesh sling which lifts the pelvis and connects into the tissue. Although the surgery has benefited the lives of many women enormously, others blame the mesh for crippling, chronic, pain. The pain felt …

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My visit to Thomas Eaton Primary School

Last Friday, I was delighted to be invited by the NSPCC to attend their schools service assembly which promotes ChildLine at Thomas Eaton Community Primary School in Wimblington. This is a pioneering service which delivers safeguarding messages to ensure pupils know what abuse is in all forms, how to keep themselves and also to ensure …

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Major step forward in bid to re-open the Wisbech to Cambridge line

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I welcome the publication of the invitation to tender (ITT) for the 2016 East Anglia franchise by the Department for Transport which has listed the proposed re-opening of the Wisbech to Cambridge line as a ‘specified project’. This document invites three shortlisted rail operators, Abellio East Anglia Limited (a joint venture between Abellio and Stagecoach), …

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