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My Priority is to Serve You

I am deeply honoured that voters in our Gainsborough constituency have seen fit to entrust me again with representing them in the House of Commons.

Sir Ed welcomes June vote

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative MP for Gainsborough, has welcomed the Prime Minister’s call for a general election in June and said that he hopes to be the Conservative party’s candidate.

Our future with Europe

I’m delighted by the news that before the end of the month the Government will invoke Article 50 seeking our departure from the European Union. As we enter the period of negotiating our future, the Prime Minister has made her priorities very clear.

Teaching Future Generations

I’m pleased the Skills Funding Agency has launched upon the unprecedented step of taking the University of Lincoln to court in order to safeguard the land-based agricultural facilities at Riseholme here in the constituency.

No Need for a Greater Lincs Mayor

It was an immense relief to see Lincolnshire County Council vote down the proposal to create a mayor for Greater Lincolnshire. This plan is poorly thought out and would add another expensive and complex layer of local government that is totally unnecessary and, I would argue, counterproductive.

Sir Ed welcomes rural funding concessions

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, has welcomed the concessions on local government funding announced on Monday 8 February.

Sir Ed condemns “unfair” rural funding cuts

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, has condemned Whitehall’s plans for local government funding as “unfair” to rural authorities.

MP urges rethink on local funding

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, has written to the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government urging him to rethink the proposed funding levels for local authorities.