Dear Newcastle, This has been a busy end to the parliamentary year, with, in quick succession, the Autumn Economic Statement, Innovation for Growth strategy and the European Council meeting
Dear Newcastle, At this time of the year especially I realise how much more contact I have with our armed forces as an MP. Before I was elected I wore my poppy with pride and bowed my head at 11…
Dear Newcastle Two scandals last week have brought MPs into disrepute just when we all know it is so important for us to regain public trust.
Dear Newcastle, Last week parliament returned after its summer break.
Dear Newcastle It has been a tense few days for all of us and a terrifying time for those affected by the riots in Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Wolverhampton, Salford, Leicester, Manchester and London.
Dear Newcastle What a tumultuous week it has been. I was sitting next to Chris Bryant in the House of Commons when he rose to move ‘Standing Order 24’ so that we could debate the phone hacking scandal. It is…
Dear Newcastle Well it has been a number of months since I wrote my monthly report and I can only apologise for the ‘pause’: I will try and keep it monthly in future.