News

Gainsborough Jobless Down 32% Since 2010

Figures out yesterday show that more people are in work than ever before. In the Gainsborough constituency, the number of people claiming the key out of work benefits has fallen by 574 – a thirty-two per cent drop – since 2010.

Honouring Our Local Heroes

Recently at the invitation of the Chief Constable I had the privilege of handing out the awards to our “snow heroes” who provided excellent service to people across Lincolnshire during the great snows this past winter.

Victorian Prisons and the Russian Bear

Victorian prisons were a great innovation when they were created, systematising what had been a rotting, arbitrary, and inconsistent system of punishing criminals.

Queen Victoria’s Tomb to be Restored

Buckingham Palace is undertaking significant works to preserve and restore Queen Victoria’s final resting place in the aftermath of a 2009 hearing chaired by Sir Edward Leigh MP.

Prime Minister Responds to Sir Edward’s Letter on Europe

Prime Minister Theresa May has responded to a letter signed by Sir Edward Leigh and co-signed by ten other Conservative colleagues, asserting that the United Kingdom will indeed have left the European Union by 30 March 2019.