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Chemical Weapons in Syria

The international ban on the use of chemical and biological weapons is one very few international agreements that has a real and positive impact on the everyday lives of the British people.

Medical School for Lincolnshire

This week, after years of campaigning by Lincolnshire MPs, the government has announced the creation of a medical school for Lincolnshire at the University of Lincoln.

Future Development

I have always been in favour of development. We need to build thousands of new houses so that it becomes more affordable for people in their twenties and thirties to buy a home of their own.

Brexit Negotiations

Last June I received over 60% of the votes cast by the people of Grantham and Stamford. The voters were sending two messages: they wanted the Conservative government to get on and deliver Brexit; and they wanted to stop Jeremy Corbyn from becoming Prime Minister.

Restoring Parliament to it's original glory

Last week, MPs voted on plans for the restoration and renewal of Parliament. This vast complex – more a small town than a single building – is falling apart. Its electrics, central heating, sewage system and water supplies are ancient and constantly breaking down.

Churchill made a choice that shaped history

This weekend I will be going to see the Darkest Hour, the new film about Winston Churchill’s leadership in 1940, when the Nazi conquest of Europe seemed to be complete and the United Kingdom stood alone. It has already been hailed as a masterpiece and nominated for several Oscars.

Square Deal on the NHS

The NHS occupies a rare position in British public life. It is loved. The highest accolade that most government agencies can aspire to is indifference – a lack of complaints is the best indicator that an organisation is performing well. The NHS is different.