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MP Update – 29th January

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Sunday 29th January 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) The Supreme Court’s judgement this week means the Government cannot trigger Article 50 – to start the process of leaving the EU – without an Act of Parliament giving it authorisation to do so. In our system of representative democracy, elected MPs must... Read More
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MP Update – 20th January

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Friday 20th January 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) It still seems strange to write the words, but we now must get used to the reality of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States. In his inauguration speech this afternoon, Trump re-emphasised his protectionist ‘America First’ message, putting the... Read More
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MP Update – 13th January

NEWS AND COMMENT FROM CHRIS LESLIE MP – Friday 13th January 2017 (for more news also see my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chrislesliemp) Happy New Year! Parliament got back to business this week and the spotlight fell quickly on the crisis in the NHS, where performance standards have been under real strain. One in four patients at Nottingham’s QMC Emergency Department – that’s over 3500 residents... Read More
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