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A positive vision of Brexit

The Cleethorpes constituency that I represent, and neighbouring Grimsby, were badly hit by the decline of the deep sea fishing industry in the 1970s and ‘80s, and have never fully recovered.

Small Business Weekend

As part of Small Business Weekend, Martin visited Orca, based at Kirmington, Lincolnshire. They produce PVC protected doors and offer a variation of frames from linings with planted stops to solid casings with stops machined in.

Police Funding

Martin Vickers: Following on from the point about police funding raised by my hon.

Supporting Humberside Police

Along with my parliamentary colleagues representing Humber constituencies, I met the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, to discuss police funding.

My latest thought on Brexit

When the ‘Chequers Deal’ made it clear that we were heading for an agreement that was incompatible, with what, I believe, 70 per cent of my constituents voted for, and does not deliver on the manifesto commitments promised at last year’s election I decided I could not support it.

We're leaving the EU on 29 March 2019

Martin Vickers: The Prime Minister has repeated yet again today that we will leave the European Union on 29 March. She has also frequently repeated that no deal is better than a bad deal. The 70% of my constituents who voted to leave are even more determined that they want that to happen.

Better train services for Cleethorpes

Martin Vickers: I welcome the Minister back to the Dispatch Box. He will know from his previous time in the Department of my campaign for better train services into northern Lincolnshire, particularly a direct service from King’s Cross.

My letter of no confidence in the Prime Minister

As you may have seen reported, I submitted a letter to Graham Brady MP, Chairman of the Backbench 1922 Committee, lending my support to a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister. I did this last July soon after the ‘Chequers Deal’ was first published.