James Heappey Weekly Column

It is not what I wanted but Parliament has chosen to kick the can down the road and to delay Brexit whilst we seek a way forward that could command a majority in the House of Commons. We don't seem to be going anywhere very quickly. 

James Heappey weekly column

The financial woes of our county council have brought in to sharp focus the age old political quandary of whether people will pay more in tax in order to fund public services.

James Heappey weekly column

During the school summer holidays, my family and I have really enjoyed heading out on our bike rides on the Strawberry Line.

James Heappey weekly column

Last week’s paper was published on the day that hundreds of local students were receiving their A Level results and this week’s paper coincides with the delivery of GCSE results to hundreds more. I remember my own GCSE and A Level results days very well indeed.

James Heappey weekly column

Since becoming your Member of Parliament one of the most challenging local problems that people have sought my help on has been people sleeping rough in our towns and villages.

What the Government has done this week...

Sunday 5th August

The Prime Minister and Jackie Doyle-Price outlined plans to implement a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation, saving hundreds of lives each year.

Read more here. 

Monday 6th August