News

NHS: NO SINGLE ANSWER

Our NHS is forever a subject for concern. Never more so than during the winter months. As with so many things it is not what it achieves – patient satisfaction remains remarkably high – but what it gets wrong that makes the headlines. That is only natural.

Date set for final parade at Carver Barracks

During the Defence Estate announcement on Monday 7 November, Sir Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence, announced Carver Barracks as one of the military sites to be sold within the next 30 years.

High Court ruling

Last week the High Court ruled that the Prime Minister cannot give notice of intention to withdraw from the European Union without reference to Parliament.

Railway plans unveiled

Last week I welcomed Rail Minister Paul Maynard to Bishop’s Stortford for the launch of the West Anglia Taskforce report.

Reaction to airport decision

I was the first Conservative Member to be called by the Speaker to question the Secretary of State for Transport on his announcement about increased airport capacity in the London area.

A new deal for Britain

The news cycle in recent weeks has been dominated by one topic: the EU referendum.

Annual Dinner 2016

The date has been set for the SWCCA Annual Dinner.