Local News

Coronavirus: Rolling Update

Our country is facing a unique and unprecedented crisis to which many — in particular our health and social care workers — have responded with an inspirational level of dedication, professionalism, and service.

Sir Edward Saddened by Closure of RAF Scampton

The Red Arrows are set to stay in their home county of Lincolnshire and move to RAF Waddington after the closure of their current base RAF Scampton. With their planned new headquarters a short distance away from their current home, the aerobatic team will still take to the skies above Scampton to

Praise for Local Council and Residents of West Lindsey

This week I asked the Business Secretary a virtual question, saying that the best way to help small businesses in rural areas like ours is to beef up broadband in the long term, but that in the short term we need to allow businesses to business — not subsidise them to close.

Employment Rate Has Never Been Higher

Employment in our country continues to grow and is now at a record high – with more people in work than ever before and unemployment at its lowest since 1974, giving families the security of a good job and more money in their pockets thanks to another month of rising wages.

Sir Edward: Showground Dispute Needs Solving

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, has written to West Lindsey District Council asking for a resolution to their dispute with the body that runs the Lincolnshire Showground over business rates.

Sir Edward Fights Market Rasen Bank Closure

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, has written to the head of the Lloyds Banking Group objecting to the closure of the bank’s Market Rasen branch.