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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.

February 2019 - Mercury Column

In the last Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer confirmed that the NHS is the Government’s number one spending priority. In doing so, he committed to providing an additional £20 billion investment every year in our health services.

Funding for new social workers

The Education Secretary has announced plans to train 900 new children's social workers to support some of the most vulnerable children and families in our communities.