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Voter ID

I am grateful for all the emails I have received from constituents regarding proposals to introduce Voter ID.

Brexit update - more farewells than Frank Sinatra

And so, despite all efforts, these last two Parliaments 2015-17, and 2017-19 have not been able to deliver on the 2016 Referendum, and we now face a general election on December 12th with the issue still open.

Orkambi

Several constituents have written to me in the last couple of years about the availability of Orkambi for those with cystic fibrosis and I have raised their concerns with the Department of Health and Social Care.

HS2

I have received a number of emails about HS2.
 
I support the construction of HS2, which I believe would increase capacity on our rail network, better connect the biggest cities, and generate jobs and economic growth.
 

Brexit - NHS & US trade deals

I have received a number of emails from constituents who have signed the ‘Keep Our NHS Public’ petition about the NHS and international trade once we have left the EU.
 

Bovine TB Strategy

A number of constituents have contacted me in recent weeks about controlling the spread of bovine TB.

Bovine TB is one of the greatest animal health threats to the UK. It not only has a devastating impact on our beef and dairy farms, but costs taxpayers £100 million each year.

BREXIT UPDATE - Super Saturday

In view of Saturday’s events, and in answer to the avalanche of emails which have followed, can I set out again not only where I think we are in the Brexit process, but also my wider thoughts on the UK and the EU, as these are what influence my votes.