ARCHIVED NEWS: OCT 2019 - JAN 2020

Previous Articles written by Jacob for local and national newspapers.

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A DECADE OF RENEWAL

The Somerset Guardian, 22th January 2020

In Parliament, the thunderstorm has been blown away, calm has been restored and the serious job of legislating has recommenced. In both Houses, scrutiny and debate have returned to the fore. The electorate, the British people, the most patient and...

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PAULTON SWIMMING POOL

The Somerset Guardian, 22nd January 2020

Last week, I visited Paulton Swimming Pool where I was delighted to have been shown around and have the opportunity to talk to staff about the venue. Whilst at the pool, I was told that they would like to expand their facilities to build disabled changing...

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SCOTTISH INDPENDENCE

The Somerset Guardian, 15th January 2020

This week, the Prime Minister wrote to the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, following a formal request from her office to Downing Street asking for a second referendum on Scottish independence. In 2014, a referendum took place...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

The Somerset Guardian, 8th January 2020

The start of the New Year signifies hope and change for many. Resolutions are in full swing and optimism, even during the darkest, shortest days, is aplenty. Whilst the end of the year is a time for reflection the beginning of a new one offers the...

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A NEW PARLIAMENT

The Farrington Gurney Parish Journal, December 2019

I am delighted to have been re-elected as your Member of Parliament.  It is an honour to be the Member of Parliament for North East Somerset and to represent all constituents, however they voted, to seek “redress of grievance” on their behalf or to...

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A GENERAL ELECTION

The Somerset Guardian, 30th October 2019

On Monday, the Prime Minister asked Members of Parliament to vote on an early General Election. Boris Johnson proposed that the United Kingdom (UK) should go to the polls on 12th December to free it from Parliamentary 'paralysis', which would...

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BREXIT BLOCKED AGAIN

The Somerset Guardian, 23rd October 2019

This weekend, Members of Parliament (MPs) convened for the first time on a Saturday since the Falklands Conflict in 1981.  The only other occasions have been the outbreak of World War II, the Suez Crisis and 30th July 1949, which was the last sitting...

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THE QUEEN'S SPEECH

The Somerset Guardian, 16th October 2019

On Monday, Her Majesty came to Parliament to deliver her Queen’s Speech.  It outlined the Government’s forthcoming business and laws that it wants Parliament to approve, forming part of the State Opening of Parliament ceremony and the...

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CLIMATE CHANGE PROTESTS

The Somerset Guardian, 9th October 2019

This week, the climate change activist group known as Extinction Rebellion has taken over many streets and bridges in London, blocking the way with demonstrators and lorries and causing a certain amount of chaos and disorder. In twenty-four...

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THE PARTY CONFERENCE

The Midsomer Norton & Radstock Journal, 3rd October 2019

On Sunday, the Conservative Party Conference began in Manchester where I was honoured to deliver a speech to attendees. Like many people there, I have belonged to the Tories since I was young and was delighted to see such a strong...

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HOSPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

The Somerset Guardian, 2nd October 2019

This week, the Government announced plans to invest billions into the NHS, including £2.7bn of investment for six hospital trusts over five years. The announcement that was made by the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, signals the end of...

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