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Recent Brexit Article

For seasoned observers of European politics in the UK, to hear a Prime Minister speaking about ‘five tests’ will spark memories of previous battles over our future relations with the EU.

Speculative Planning Applications

There is no doubt in my mind that recent weeks have seen an acceleration in what might be termed ‘speculative applications’ for permission to build new homes in Babergh.

Manningtree could get new bridge or tunnel to ease road and rail issues

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge and North Essex MP Bernard Jenkin look at the plans of Manningtree crossing.

Two MPs from either side of the Suffolk/Essex border have linked up to ask for government support for a new rail crossing at Manningtree.

So many victories have been won, but we're not letting up

I’m delighted to have been asked to contribute a column to this newspaper, and preparing for my first copy made me look at some of the promises I made when I was first elected in 2015 (alongside Jo Churchill, MP for Bury St Edmunds, who moves deservedly to the whips’ office and in so doing frees

Honouring Daisy Brooks

Today I am wearing my Daisy badge to honour Daisy Brooks who, at the age of just 7, died after suffering from a brain tumour.

Holocaust Memorial Day

Earlier this week I was very moved to sign the Holocaust Memorial Trust's Book of Commitment.