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MP Update – 15th July

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Saturday 15th July 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Over a million children in the UK have lost contact with a parent following separation, with young people often stuck in the middle of disputes. Fortunately, there are services available to help and Nottingham is the location for the headquarters of the National Association
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MP Update – 9th July

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Sunday 9th July 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) With Britain’s economic situation looking increasingly anaemic, the anxieties of the businesses that I talk to locally are getting steadily greater. There are lots of employers who want to develop their products or are thinking about investing – or hiring new people – but
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MP Update – 1st July

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Saturday 1st July 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) There were several big votes in the House of Commons at the end of the Queen’s Speech debates on Wednesday and Thursday this week – perhaps the most significant of which was sadly won by Theresa May’s Government, endorsing her legislative plan by 323
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MP Update – 26th June

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Monday 26th June 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) [This week’s MP Update newsletter has been delayed because the House of Commons email servers were subject to a cyber attack – and this is the first opportunity I’ve had to send any emails out – many apologies!] Last week we heard the Queen’s
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MP Update – 16th June

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE – Friday 16th June 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) The horrendous tragedy in the West London tower block fire has quite rightly dominated the news in the week following the general election. If this turns out to have been an avoidable disaster – and there is growing speculation about the fire resistance of
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Phone issues in constituency office

We are currently experiencing problems with our phone line in the Nottingham office. We are working with our phone provider to get this resolved, but in the meantime you can contact the office on 0115 956 9429, or email me on chris.leslie@parliament.uk. Thank you for your understanding.
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MP Update – 29th April

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Saturday 29th April 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) The general election on June 8th may seem a long way off – but there’s a lot at stake. Theresa May clearly feels she is on course for a big win, but I hope that the country feels differently. Making sure Nottingham East
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MP Update – 21st April

  NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Friday 21st April 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Now that Theresa May has decided to cut and run to an early General Election, it’s worth taking stock about where the Conservatives are taking the country. We know that living standards and real wages have been squeezed significantly, with the cost
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MP Update – 1st April

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Saturday 1st April 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) If the referendum was ‘Act One’ of the Brexit drama, the ‘Act Two’ phoney period has just concluded with the Prime Minister’s submission of the Article 50 letter, and ‘Act Three’ – negotiations proper – has just begun. This will be where reality
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MP Update – 26th March

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Sunday 26th March 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) This week’s brutal attack in Westminster, with dozens injured and four killed, was a shocking reminder of the dangers posed by crazed radicalisation and the violence and terror it can create. The death of PC Keith Palmer who sought to protect the gates
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