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Statement on Coronavirus

Many constituents have contacted me asking about the Coronavirus (Covid-19). I encourage everyone to keep up to date with and follow the advice provided by Public Health England available at http://www.gov.uk/phe.

Flooding, Through Trains, and Foreign Aid

Flooding continues to be a problem so last week I met with the Debra Campbell, Flood Risk Manager for the Environment Agency, and Andrew Haigh, their Senior Advisor for the East Midlands, to discuss how to get funding for rural areas to compensate farmers for flood plains.

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.

MP Slams Northern Ireland Abortion Framework Proposal

Sir Edward Leigh MP, the President of the Catholic Union of Great Britain, has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemning the proposed framework for introducing abortion to Northern Ireland as going “far, far beyond” what is legally required.

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.