Early Day Motions

Early Day Motions (EDMs) are something that I regularly get asked to sign. EDMs however are in my opinion, ineffective and as they cost over £1,000,000 a year to run, and from now on I will not be signing any EDMs at all, however much I may sympathise with the content. This position has been taken by many Members of Parliament and will only change if EDMs are given some bite and purpose. Therefore, if you are a constituent of the Cotswolds and would like me to sign an EDM, I will always decline as a matter of course. Instead of signing an EDM, I will lobby Ministerial colleagues and influence policy in more effective and cheaper ways.

More information on EDMs can be found here: http://www.parliament.uk/about/how/business/edms/

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Ten Climate Actions To Celebrate

The Cotswolds

1. The UK passed the world’s first Climate Change Act over a decade ago with cross-party support. This gave us both a framework to set statutory carbon budgets and set up the independent Committee on Climate Change.

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Meeting between Chief Constable and Gloucestershire MPs

It has been 1,317 days since the result of the Brexit Referendum, I am sure I am not the only one who feels it has been longer, but tonight at 11 pm the Withdrawal Agreement comes into force and we will be leaving the EU immediately.

31st January 2020

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