Statement on Prorogation

I have inevitably received a large amount of correspondence on the matter of proroguing Parliament.

Suffolk farmers' no-deal Brexit fears

James Cartlidge met farmers to hear about their fears over a no-deal Brexit. Picture; Office of JAMES CARTLIDGE

The plight of Suffolk's arable farmers facing problems from a no-deal Brexit could be raised in a debate in Westminster by James Cartlidge.

Visit to Porch Project Hadleigh

It was great to catch up on the work of the Porch Project Hadleigh. This team are doing amazing work supporting young people in Hadleigh, Great Cornard and Sudbury and helping to raise aspiration and build confidence.

Conservative Leadership Election

I will be backing Jeremy Hunt for the leadership of the Conservative Party. My over-riding reason is that in politics it’s not what you say that matters, but whether you can be trusted to deliver what you say in reality. As a party we face a chronic crisis of trust.