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Statement - Vote of No Confidence

You may have seen that last night Eddisbury Conservative Association voted against me in a confidence vote.  I wanted to write to you to explain what this vote means for me, for my position as MP and most importantly, for you, my constituents.

Brexit - SMMT: Realities of a no-deal Brexit

Echoing the warnings issued by the National Farmers' Union in respect of UK agriculture, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), one of the largest and most influential trade associations in the UK, have today issued a 'reality check' on the impact of a no-deal departure from the E

Thomas Cook - ATOL Refunds

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has now launched its dedicated website to enable Thomas Cook passengers to check if they are eligible for a refund, find out information about how to make a claim and submit an online refund claim to help ensure that refunds are processed as quickly as possib

Brexit - NFU: Consequences of a no-deal departure from the EU

I have this morning received the following briefing from the National Farmers Union setting out what a no-deal departure from the EU would mean for UK farming.  It is clear that leaving the EU without a deal will have a disastrous impact on UK agriculture and the rural economy.  

Statement on Supreme Court Judgment

I’m pleased that the Supreme Court has ruled that the Prime Minister’s prorogation was unlawful, and that Parliament will return to scrutinise the actions of the Government.  The Supreme Court must uphold the law without fear or favour, even on matters as controversial as this.

Thomas Cook - Advice for Employees

I have been contacted over the weekend by a number of constituents who are Thomas Cook employees. 

I am deeply saddened by the collapse of Thomas Cook and understand that this will be a deeply worrying time for those constituents and their families. 

Statement on a People's Vote

Since the referendum in 2016 I have tried everything I can think of to deliver a Brexit deal that works for both remain and leave voters.  First of all, I advocated for Parliament having a say on the Brexit deal, to make sure it served the interests of all of our country.  Next, I pushed for a Co

Statement on this week's events

You will have read that I have recently lost the Conservative whip.  I wanted to write to you to explain what this means and set out how it will affect you, my constituent.  It is of course deeply disappointing that the Prime Minister has removed the whip from me.  However I will continue to serv

Brexit - Prorogation and No Deal Brexit Survey

Following last week's announcement by the Prime Minister that Parliament is to be prorogued until 14 October 2019, I have once again been inundated with an enormous amount of correspondence regarding the decision and how Parliament should now proceed.