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MP Update – 29th November

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Sunday 29th November 2015 The brutal attacks on Paris and the persistent threat from ISIL jihadists have ensured that national and international security remain at the forefront of all our minds. Few would argue that we can turn a blind eye to the continued menace of this brutal death cult any longer. British Members of Parliament will... Read More
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MP Update – 20th November

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Friday 20th November 2015 On Wednesday the Chancellor will announce the public spending allocations for a wide range of services for the coming three years, including grants to Nottingham City Council, money for our NHS, schools and also for the Police. This is one of the most important statements affecting public services and we should be watching... Read More
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MP Update – 14th November

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Saturday 14th November 2015 As the news of the horrific attacks in Paris came through late last night, it was sadly clear this was becoming one of the worst terrorist incidents in Europe in modern times. It is staggering to comprehend the depravity that leads to such acts of evil and premeditation, going so far beyond any... Read More
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MP Update – 8th November

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Sunday 8th November 2015 This morning I attended the Nottinghamshire Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Victoria Embankment and laid a wreath in memory of those who have fought and died in conflicts past and present. There was a very large turnout from many residents, friends of the Royal British Legion, and those who have served in our... Read More
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MP Update – 31st October

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Saturday 31st October 2015 We can’t run a decent NHS without an efficient, modern ambulance service. Emergency treatment for critical illness and injury is vital and for some conditions – heart attacks and stroke for instance – a rapid response can mean the difference between life and death. So I was disappointed to learn about East Midlands... Read More
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MP Update – 25th October

 NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Sunday 25th October 2015 Next month the Chancellor George Osborne will stand up in Parliament to announce how much money has been allocated to public services for the coming three year period in his ‘Spending Review’. So we will see, over the coming weeks, various campaigns starting to build pressures for more resources. There are already some... Read More
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MP Update – 18th October

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Sunday 18th October 2015   The severe cuts to working tax credits due from next April will mean that people in employment but on modest levels of pay could lose more than £1000 a year. And because these losses won’t be made up for by the rise in the national minimum wage, it is now clear that... Read More
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