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UK Wage Growth Outpaces Inflation

National figures announced by the Office for National Statistics last week show that in the three months to December, wages grew 2.6% on the year.

My Position on EU Nationals

I have been in regular contact with Ministers and the Home Secretary about ensuring EU citizens have security post Brexit. I understand that only 2 EU countries remain unwilling to reach agreement now, despite the Government’s best efforts.

Article 50: Democracy is Precious

I have received a large volume of emails about the decision to trigger Article 50 which formally starts the process of leaving the EU. I campaigned for Remain in the referendum. I delivered leaflets, spoke to as many residents as I could and ran street stalls for the Remain campaign.

Trump's Immigration Policy

Trump's immigration policies are a stain on the USA and on its proud history. As a New Yorker, he ought to know the words on the Statue of Liberty:

View from Westminster

In addition to handling correspondence and emails from my constituents, I have carried out a number of meetings, committees and events throughout the week, as seen below:

Monday 23rd January:

Revisiting the Past

A few years ago I visited Auschwitz expecting to be overwhelmed with emotion. I was, but not the emotion I was expecting. I wrote a column for the local paper about how it made me feel. On Holocaust Memorial Day, I thought I'd share it.

Local MP signs HET Book of Commitment

MP, Mike Freer, has offered his support in commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day by signing the Holocaust Education Trust’s (HET) Book of Commitment.

View from Westminster

As well as handling correspondence and emails from constituents, I have carried out a number of meetings, committees and events throughout the week, as seen below:

Monday 16th January:

ONS: Unemployment Falls & Wages Rise

ONS figures show that the number of people without a job has fallen by 52,000 to 1.6 million.

The figures today show that those claiming unemployment benefit fell by 10,100 in the month leading up to Christmas.