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MP Update No.308 – Brexit latest as Parliament goes into recess; Nottingham College; Intu shopping centres update; regional rail investment; local priorities

CORRECTION: The mobility pass scheme refereed to in the Nottingham News section is a Nottingham City Council scheme and they have made the decision to cut it back not Nottingham City Transport as initially stated    NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Friday 27th July 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Parliament has now adjourned for the summer recess
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MP Update – 21st July

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Saturday 21st July 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) We won one, and narrowly lost one. That was the upshot of Tuesday’s crucial Brexit Trade Bill votes. And here’s how it happened: Most MPs know that unless a safety net is put beneath Brexit, we’ll crash out and businesses won’t have the right
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MP Update – 13th July

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Friday 13th July 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) A week is definitely a long time in politics. Theresa May must look back longingly to just last weekend when she thought she’d brought her Cabinet behind her ‘Chequers Agreement’ plan for Brexit. But it fell to pieces after 48 hours when hard Brexiteers
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MP Update – 6th July

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Friday 6th July 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Nottingham’s MPs came together to debate the problem of persistent rough sleeping in our city during an adjournment debate secured by my colleague Lilian Greenwood on Monday evening. You may well have noticed yourself how in recent years there has been a greater visibility
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MP Update – 24th May

MP Update No.300!NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE Thursday 24th May 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp)   Eight years ago, when I was first elected your Member of Parliament for Nottingham East, I promised to keep in touch as often as I could with how I vote, the issues that need championing and my work representing our community in Westminster.Back then
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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy I am the MP for Nottingham East Constituency. As your MP, it is important that I and my office can keep in touch with constituents about my work, take up casework on their behalf and ask for views on local issues. As a Labour MP I also have access to other information which I or my office, or volunteers working with me, will
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MP Update – 18th May

MP Update No.299 – Nottingham Prison; Footbridge for Trent Basin Waterside area; East Midlands manufacturing industry; national and International newsNEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE Friday 18th May 2018(for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp)   Nottingham News You will remember that earlier this year the HM Inspector of Prisons issued an unprecedented ‘urgent notification’ about the terrible situation at Nottingham Prison where eight deaths in custody
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MP Update – 11th May

  MP Update No.298 – criminal justice; local housing; a chance to stay in the Single Market; Kashmir update; energy billsNEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE Friday 11th May 2018(for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Nottingham News Gregory Dickinson QC, one of Nottingham’s most senior judges, has warned of delays in trying people accused of several serious crimes. Mr Dickinson QC, who as Recorder of Nottingham
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MP Update – 4th May

MP Update No.297NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE Friday 4th May 2018(for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Nottingham News Yesterday’s Health Service Journal reported that the Nottingham Treatment Centre at QMC Hospital may not be put out for re-tendering for a further year. The current operator with the contract – Circle – have started a legal challenge to the decision by the NHS Clinical
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MP Update – 28th April

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Saturday 28th April 2018 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) If you were in any doubt about the looming Brexit effect and how it is putting the brakes on Britain’s economy, yesterday’s near-standstill growth figures for the three months of 2018 were especially clear. Even though more people are working longer hours, the economy
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