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Mercury Column - July 2019

Transport issues are dominating my local agenda, and I recently highlighted these at the very heart of Westminster. With the Government set to decide its priorities for future roads investment, MPs are lobbying transport ministers to fund projects in Norfolk, and across East Anglia.

The Conservatives are a big family

One of the joys and privileges of being Chairman of the Conservative Party is meeting so many activists, councillors and volunteers across the country. Last summer the Young Conservatives, an essential and vital part of the Conservative family, was reformed and relaunched.

Celebrating our county at the Royal Norfolk Show

Most people don't associate the Great Yarmouth constituency with farming. During a visit to the Royal Norfolk Show, Brandon explains why it is important to the agricultural sector. Did you know the blackcurrants used to make Ribena come from a farm in the constituency? 

Dismay at roadside mess

Many residents have contacted me saying they are extremely disappointed with the standard of care being offered by Highways England to the road network they are responsible for in the Great Yarmouth area. Of particular concern are sections of the Yarmouth and Gorleston Relief Road.