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Brexit - Prorogation of Parliament

I am deeply troubled by the decision to prorogue Parliament.  For a Prime Minister who has faced the House of Commons for just one day to decide to suspend Parliament for more than a month shows a disappointing disregard for Parliament and our democratic traditions.  During this prorogation the P

Petition to Re-open Tarporley and Beeston Railway Station

I recently met with Philip Cox, Chief Executive, and Christine Gaskell, CBE, DL, Chair of the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership to discuss the petition to re-open Tarporley and Beeston Railway Station which was lately presented to me by Ian Priestner of the Re-open Tarporley an

Free youth group visits to Parliament

Are you a youth club or uniformed organisation with members aged 6 - 18?  Would you like an opportunity to learn more about the work of Parliament and tour the Palace of Westminster?  

Bring COP26 to the United Kingdom

Climate change is a serious and pressing concern. I know that many Eddisbury residents care deeply about our environment. The UK has a leading role to play in tackling climate change. However, this also needs urgent attention from the Governments of the world.

School Funding in Cheshire

I recently received these letters from the Secretary of State for Education regarding school funding in Cheshire.

Revocation of General Licences - Next Steps

As you will have seen from recent media coverage, with effect from 23:59 hours yesterday, the general licences (GL04/05/06) which covered controlling 16 species of birds (including several members of the crow family, Canada geese, some gulls, feral and wood pigeons) were revoked by Natural Englan

Universal Credit - Getting help to apply

Citizens Advice have launched a new service to help people make a Universal Credit claim, and receive their first full payment on time.