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Procedural Votes about Brexit and Parliamentary Process

Over the last week there have been several procedural votes about Brexit and Parliamentary Process.  They have caused a surprising amount of interest in what is usually quite a dull part of procedure.  Given the level of interest I would like to explain in more detail what the votes were, why I v

NFU Statement on the impact of a No Deal Brexit on British agriculture

I have this morning received the following letter from the four Presidents of the United Kingdom’s farming unions setting out their grave concern at the severe impacts a disorderly Brexit would have, not just on farm businesses and fragile rural economies, but on the wider food industry and the e

New Year Message

As we approach the end of 2018 it is a good time to look back over the last year and take stock of what has happened in our community and country.

Energy Price Cap coming into effect

On 1 January 2019, the energy price cap comes into effect.  The price cap limits the amount you will pay for each unit of gas or electricity that you use but doesn’t limit your total bill.  The cap will be revised by Ofgem every six months and the cap may therefore go up or down in future.

HS2 Working Draft Environmental Statement Consultation Response Guide

The consultation on HS2's Working Draft Environmental Statement closes this Friday, 21 December 2018, at 23:45 hours.  

Please find attached below my Consultation Response Guide to help you to respond to the consultation if you have not already done so.  

Last Posting Dates for Christmas

This morning I visited Royal Mail's Delivery Office in Winsford to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on early Season’s Greetings to the dedicated postmen and women, who will be working hard to sort and deliver mail in Eddisbury in the forthcoming busy Christmas

Affordable Warmth scheme offers

As the winter weather begins in earnest, I have been contacted by E.ON who are encouraging people to check if they are eligible for free loft and cavity wall insulation and discounted boiler replacements under the Government’s Affordable Warmth scheme. 

Statement on the EU Deal

I have always tried to be independent minded when it comes to Brexit.  It is an issue that is too important to simply toe the line, keep your head down and let others make the difficult choices.  This has led to me to vote against the Government on several occasions.  I fought hard, and endured a

National Consumer Week - Citizens Advice Cheshire West

I have been contacted by Citizens Advice – Cheshire West who are taking part in National Consumer Week, which starts on Cyber Monday, 26 November.  This year’s campaign focuses on online marketplaces, helping consumers find out what their consumer rights are, and what they can do if something goe