When I heard the Prime Minister’s announcement of an early General Election I reacted enthusiastically with my only thought being to play my part in strengthening the position of the Conservative Party in Parliament.
I have received a large amount of correspondence from constituents enquiring as to why I did not vote on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. The nature of my abstention was not voluntary.
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.
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.