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My thoughts on the draft Withdrawal Agreement

On 29th June, just six days after the vote to leave the EU, I said in the first Commons debate that followed: “Is it not the case that, in the best case scenario, it is inevitable that a huge amount of Government ​energy and time will be diverted to legal wrangling and other issues?

Most East Anglian MPs rally around PM as confidence vote looms

Most Conservative MPs from this region continue to support the Prime Minister in the face of the Brexit storm – but accept that the Parliamentary numbers make it difficult to see how the deal announced on Wednesday can get through.

Hadleigh Taskforce meeting

Interesting & useful South Suffolk Taskforce forum in Hadleigh’s historic Guildroom opposite their poppy-adorned church.

Wage growth

One factor above all is often cited as the reason why our modern politics seems to be unstable, and that is the freeze in wages many have felt since the 2008 financial crash.