Martin Vickers: The Prime Minister confirmed earlier that we will indeed be leaving the common fisheries policy, which is welcome, but she will be aware that there is still considerable concern within the industry.
Martin has joined over 500 other MPs to plant trees as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty's lifetime of service to the Commonwealth.
Martin has pledged his support to Pancreatic Cancer UK’s campaign demanding faster treatment for people with pancreatic cancer – one in four patients with the disease die within a month of diagnosis making it the quickest killing cancer.
Martin has spoken out in favour of Sara Thornton, the chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council who has said that the police need to re-focus more on dealing with such issues as burglary and violent crime rather than allegations against dead people and some lesser hate crimes.
Martin has pledged support for the Long Live The Local Campaign to help pubs in Cleethorpes keep their doors open. Martin joins the more than 100,000 people who have signed the petition so far, including 152 in Cleethorpes.
Martin has pledged support for the 78 convenience stores in the Cleethorpes constituency at the Association of Convenience Stores’ Heart of the Community event in Parliament to celebrate the essential role that local shops play in our communities.