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Not 'ideological' but quest to gauge quality of universities

This week in Parliament saw a particularly heated exchange on the subject of higher education, contained within a relatively obscure 90 minute ‘motion to annul’. The detail is somewhat technical and most readers, indeed most of my constituents, will not have noticed it one iota.

Official Opening of FA Girls’ Wildcat Centre

MP James Cartlidge cut the ribbon to officially open the Wilcats Centre in Capel St Mary on Saturday. Picture: CAPEL PLOUGH FC

MP James Cartlidge officially opened a new FA girls’ football centre in Capel St Mary at the weekend.

Kernos Centre in Sudbury marks 15 years since charity’s launch

I was honoured to attend the Kernos Centre's 15th Anniversary Celebration Event. It was super to see so much support for this hugely impressive local charity that provides vital services to young people challenged by mental health issues.

 

NHS Staff Pay Increases

One thing we can be clear about is that this has been yet another very challenging winter for the NHS. Ambulance staff have described the situation as “catastrophic”.

£69m funding for Ipswich & Colchester Hospital

I am delighted that Ipswich and Colchester hospitals have today been awarded £69m capital investment from the Department of Health & Social Care. The funding will go towards transforming the A&E at Colchester and broader services across both locations.

Babergh's Housing Market

A new project between Lavenham Community Land Trust and Hastoe Housing Association, to convert the old council gritting depot site into 18 new affordable homes.'The sod was officially turned by James Cartlidge MP (South Suffolk) ''Pictured: MP James Cartlidge''