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.

Centenary of World War One

Every year, it is a privilege to represent the people of Cleethorpes and take part in Remembrance Sunday commemorations across the constituency.

The NEWfish convention

Today Martin and Melanie Onn MP met Sir Barney White-Spunner, Chairman of the UK Fisheries Advisory Board and Jane Sandell, the Chief Executive of UK Fisheries.

The police must focus on serious crime

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 pledges support for local pubs in Cleethorpes

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.