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British Steel

Today, we heard that British Steel has been placed into compulsory liquidation. This is a disappointing development which, understandably, comes as a great concern to many constituents.

Home Aids and Adaptations for People with Arthritis

At an event in Parliament on 7th May, Martin heard about new research from Versus Arthritis which shows that 43% of people with arthritis said they struggled with tasks at home for more than two years before finding out about equipment they were eligible for.  

Sea Sunday - 14th july

It was a pleasure to meet John Dowling, Mission to Seafarers, today to discuss Sea Sunday.

Firefighters' Memorial Day

I was pleased to join local forces to mark Firefighters’ Memorial Day to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of those who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Local Elections 2019

For the first time since its creation in 1996, the Conservatives have taken control of North East Lincolnshire Council after receiving the backing of 48% of voters in this years local elections.

Suggitt's Lane Level Crossing Meeting

Yesterday I had a constructive meeting with four representatives of Network Rail, the Rail Minister, Andrew Jones, and an official from the Department for Transport to discuss the closure of Suggitt's Lane level crossing.

My views on the Brexit options

As I have been a Brexiteer for over 40 years, I sincerely regret that we did not leave the European Union on Friday 29th March. The Government promised the British people that we would leave the EU within two years of triggering Article 50, as is outlined in international law.

Suggitt's Lane Petition

Today I handed over to the Rail Minister, Andrew Jones MP, a petition signed by over 4,000 local residents objecting to the closure of Suggitt's Lane level crossing by Network Rail. Thank you to DN35 Crime Watch for all of their efforts in collecting signatures. 

College Funding Debate

Martin Vickers, Cleethorpes

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger. I congratulate my hon. Friend Richard Graham on his efforts to secure this debate.