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Minister Confirms More Cash for Lincolnshire Police

Policing Minister Nick Hurd has confirmed to Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, that the government will boost funding for Lincolnshire Police in response to pressure from local Conservative MPs.

Sir Edward Leigh Objects to Proposed Gainsborough Bank Branch Closure

Sir Edward Leigh, the long-serving Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, has written to the Chief Executive Officer of Santander Bank, Mr. Nathan Bostock, requesting that he reconsiders the proposed closure of the bank’s branch in Market Street, Gainsborough. He wrote:

Appointment to the Privy Council

The Queen has been pleased to approve that Sir Edward Leigh MP, Philip Dunne MP and Sir Roger Gale MP be sworn of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council. -- HM Government (link)

Sir Edward Leigh commented:

Temporary Commons Chamber in Portcullis House

A new proposal for a temporary Commons chamber during renovations to the Palace of Westminster would be more environmentally friendly, better value for money, and make better use of the limited space at hand than the current plan of the Restoration & Renewal Programme.