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Norfolk Police set for cash boost

The Conservative Government has announced that funding for the police system will increase by up to £970 million next year, the biggest increase since 2010. Police funding in Norfolk could increase by up to £11.2 million in 2019-20 as a result of these changes.

Why I am backing the Brexit Deal

Statement from the Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP regarding the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the UK Government and the European Union:

Boost for mental health care

In every community across our country, from the largest inner-city tower block to a leafy suburb to a small and quiet rural village, people continue to suffer from a longstanding health injustice.

Mercury Column - October 2018

More than ever, the annual party conference season has proven important and relevant to the
future of our country. After two decades, of mainstream political parties all occupying nothing but

Mercury Column – September 2018

Wow! What a summer we’ve enjoyed this year. It has been fantastic to see the town and seafront crowded with visitors from near and far enjoy everything the area has to offer.

Mercury Column – August 2018

What makes Norfolk such a special county? Why should we all be proud of what is around us? Is it the beauty and tranquillity of our own national park – The Broads? Or maybe our vibrant city of Norwich with so many charming medieval churches that makes the difference.

Offshore windfarm is one step closer

The Norfolk Vanguard Offshore Wind Farm has been accepted by the Planning Inspectorate for examination through the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project planning process.

Mercury Column – July 2018

Nestled in the leafy Buckinghamshire countryside, the Prime Minister’s country retreat at Chequers has witnessed many historic occasions.