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Operation Stack

It’s been four years since I was stuck in it, and my mum too, near where she lives off Junction 8.  The ‘Summer of Stack’ in 2015 lives painfully large in many local memories and its spectre generated collective groans of concern from the good people of Maidstone and the Weald as Operation Stack

Meaningful Vote 2

Over breakfast on Monday, I heard, for the umpteenth time, the commentators on the television emphasising the importance of the week ahead. For once, this wasn’t media hyperbole. Undoubtedly, this has been another mammoth political week with far reaching consequences.

Brexit Delay Vote

‘Tonight, in the House of Commons, I voted against an extension to Article 50 and against a second referendum.

Leaving the European Union

I have always been clear, as my voting record attests to, that I believe we must honour the result of the 2016 referendum by leaving the European Union.

KM Column: International Women's Day

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the first woman taking her seat in the UK Parliament.  There is much for women to celebrate since Nancy Astor’s momentous accomplishment, and what better occasion than International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March this week.

British Film Industry

A couple of weeks ago on these pages I mentioned a much loved movie – Groundhog Day.  Indeed, I recall referring to films fairly frequently in this column and that is because they are one my favourite pastimes.  I spend all day reading stuff for my work so to sit back and be entertained when I’m

Brexit Public Meeting

Helen Grant will be addressing a public meeting this coming Friday, 1st March, to provide interested people with a full explanation of the current position surrounding Brexit and set out the options.  There will also be the opportunity for questions from anyone present.