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Articles written by Jacob for local and national newspapers.

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Somerset Guardian, 25th March 2020

Following the Prime Minister's statement last Monday asking people to work from home and observe social distancing, the situation relating to Covid-19 has taken a far more serious turn. In one day, the death toll has increased by eighty-seven...

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THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

The Somerset Guardian, 18th March 2020

On Monday, the Prime Minister issued a statement in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. During his speech, Boris Johnson warned the public to avoid non-essential contact and travel to curtail the highly contagious virus.  People are advised to...

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COMMONWEALTH DAY

The Somerset Guardian, 11th March 2020

On Monday, I had the privilege of attending the annual Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey. The event is a celebration of the Commonwealth, which includes fifty-three countries across the world as well as the United...

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THE CITIZENS' ADVICE BUREAU

The Somerset Guardian, 4th March 2020

Last week, Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, visited the Bath and North East Somerset Citizens' Advice Bureau (CAB). It was both an honour and a worthy tribute for the CAB to be visited by the Princess Royal, who made the visit...

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UPDATE - SPRING 2020

The Farrington Gurney Parish Journal, March/April 2020

Having finally left the European Union on 31st January, Parliament remains busy whilst the Government legislates and enters into the negotiations that form the transition period which will run for the next eleven months, working out...

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A MOVING TRIBUTE

The Somerset Guardian, 26th February 2020

Last Friday, the funeral for Ethan Jones was held at St. John’s Church in Midsomer Norton. Ethan was in training as a Royal Marine recruit who, tragically, died during a military exercise. He was only twenty-years old. It was obvious during the service that...

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THE RECENT FLOODS

The Somerset Guardian, 19th February 2020

The recent floods, caused by Storm Ciara and then Dennis, have wreaked havoc across the country over the past few weeks. Lives have been lost, villages and towns are under water, properties and possessions are gone. This week the Government has issued...

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EARLY RELEASE LEGISLATION

The Somerset Guardian, 12th February 2020

In the wake of the terrorist attack in Streatham earlier this month, the Government will ask Members of Parliament to debate emergency legislation this week on early releases for those who have committed terror-related crimes. The new...

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LEVELLING UP THE COUNTRY

The Midsomer Norton & Radstock Journal, 5th February 2020

Last Friday, the moment long-awaited finally happened. The United Kingdom left the European Union. As promised in the General Election campaign, we have Got Brexit Done. However, as the Prime Minister said in his speech, this is not an...

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CONSTITUENCY SURGERIES

The Somerset Guardian, 5th February 2020

Recently, an article appeared in the Somerset Guardian about some of my constituents who have made an appointment at my surgery to discuss certain issues affecting them and upon which I declined to comment. Surgeries are an intrinisic...

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