Jackie Porter

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Is Michael Gove going back on his promises to farmers?

by Jackie Porter on 3 January, 2019

All Gove is offering farmers is uncertainty Responding to Michael Gove’s speech to the Oxford Farming Conference, Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said:  “Mr Gove is still not listening to any experts while it is clear he has forgotten the assurances he and his cronies gave the farming community during the referendum. Farmers have certainly […]

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They work for you…

by Jackie Porter on 5 December, 2018

I recommend receiving a regular update from the service:  ‘They work for you’. It keeps you informed dispassionately and honestly about the views of your MP. This is an extract of today’s email, describing how our MP actually voted on the crucial day that Government was defeated three times:- (i.e. as Mrs May would like) […]

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Lib Dems: UK citizenship fee hike shockingly opportunistic Responding to the Conservative Government’s decision to increase citizenship renunciation fees, Liberal Democrat Brexit Spokesperson Tom Brake, said: “This Tory Government’s decision to hike fees to renounce UK citizenship is shockingly opportunistic. “For British citizens forced to abandon their citizenship because of Theresa May’s reckless Brexit, this […]

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Labour supports the Tories (again…)

by Jackie Porter on 12 December, 2017

Labour should be ashamed says Vince Cable After Labour failed to back a Liberal Democrat amendment which would hold open membership of the single market, Vince Cable accused Labour of driving through an extreme and damaging Brexit in cahoots with the Conservatives. Vince Cable said: “Labour let down British workers tonight. “This ends any pretence […]

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Majority of the UK want a vote on the Brexit deal…

by Jackie Porter on 12 December, 2017

Poll shows majority want vote on the deal A poll by YouGov and Best for Britain shows that 53% of people would like a final vote on the deal either via a referendum or through MPs voting in Westminster. The poll has been welcomed by the Liberal Democrats who are the only major party that wants […]

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