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Helping people save for retirement

10 million people have been auto-enrolled into a workplace pension, meaning they can look forward to a more secure future and a better retirement.

March 2019 - Mercury Column

When I sat down to write this month’s column, I had thought it might be a Brexit free zone. After all, it has dominated political debate since the referendum.

Welcome for green spaces funding

This week the Government announced an extra £13 million for councils to renovate, restore and create new parks. Our parks and green spaces are huge assets to our towns and villages, offering precious spaces for all of us to get together, to exercise and to play.

Labour's referendum is "Brexit betrayal"

Today, the Prime Minister has written in the Daily Mail urging MPs to hold their nerve so that we can leave the EU on the 29 March with a deal.

Labour refuse to support ban on terrorist group

Great Yarmouth residents will be alarmed to hear the Labour Party has refused to support the Government’s ban on the antisemitic terrorist organisation – Hizballah.

Brandon follows up alleyway cleanliness concerns

This month I've been out-and-about in parts of north Great Yarmouth with the local Conservative Community Action team, knocking on doors and listening to people’s views on both national and local issues.

Disgust at Labour's attempt to demonize Churchill

Disgusting to see that Labours Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has described Sir Winston Churchill, this country’s greatest Prime Minister as a ‘villain’.  This shows just how out of touch with reality and history some members of the Labour Leadership are.

Praise for the Royal British Legion

Whilst both Parliamentary and ministerial activities are almost entirely dominated by Brexit, there are still opportunities to discuss other important issues. In between meetings, I was able to spend time with members of the Royal British Legion at a reception in the House of Commons.