This Parliament is quickly becoming one of firsts. Last week I took part in the first-ever remote vote on the Agriculture Bill – remote voting is a strange experience – sitting in the home office (not the Home Office) watching the debate and logging into the system at the right time. Very diffe
We can’t escape the fact that the present restrictions currently in place to combat Covid-19 are having a very negative impact on some of our local businesses. Some of these businesses in the town, such as family owned shops were already facing tough trading conditions before the pandemic.
Lia Nici MP and Vickers MP and have launched the ‘Northern Lincolnshire Unsung Hero Awards’ to recognise those in our community who are going above and beyond to help others during this difficult time.
Along with most Lincolnshire MPs last week, I took part in a virtual meeting with the Greater Lincolnshire Enterprise Partnership (LEP). One topic that came up was the need for people to work on farms at harvest time to make sure that our food supply is strong and we don't end up with food rottin
After recent meetings with the Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner in Humberside, it is clear that there is a lot of concern about the backlog of both Crown and Magistrates Court trials in our area.
It was good to be able to talk to some of the stallholders at the Top Town Market yesterday and see how they are coping. It was very sad to see the number of stalls that have had to stop trading due to the virus.
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