News

My Thoughts on a 'People's Vote'

I have recently received a large number of emails and social media messages encouraging me to support a so called ‘people’s vote’ or second referendum. Others, most notably William Hague, have already set out what I see as very strong arguments against re-running the Brexit vote.

Progress for First Time Buyers

This may be a Brexit dominated Parliament, but there is general agreement across our polity that housing must be close to the most important domestic issue for day to day concerns.

Visit to Nethergate Brewery, Long Melford

I enjoyed a brilliant brewery tour at Nethergate Brewery in Long Melford. Sampled their famous beers such as Growler, and delighted that my colleagues will be able to do the same when Umbel is on the House of Commons tap next week.

Delphi Update

This morning I was pleased to update the Sudbury business forum about recent progress in relation to the Delphi site.

South Suffolk MP appointed as aide to Foreign Secretary

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge said he was honoured after being appointed to the role of Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt.

The role will see him work as a link between ministers in the Foreign Office and other MPs.