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The Brexit deal

I have had hundreds of emails in the last couple of weeks on both sides of the argument. But out and about, people often say to me: "Please can you politicians just get on with it."

I have been consistent in my approach to Brexit since the referendum.

A2 crossing chaos at Abbey school must end

I visited Abbey School at going-home time and it was quite clear that the bridge over the A2 is inadequate. Hundreds of children all need to cross the road at the same time and the bridge is too narrow. Quite apart from the fact that it’s impossible for anyone who can’t manage steps.

PIP assessments to be recorded

Video-recording assessments for Personal Independence Payments could make the system more transparent and reduce the number of incorrect or disputed decisions.

I submitted a written question asking the Government how many assessments were recorded.

We’re getting a Kent Medical School, now we need a modern Hospital

Healthcare in this area simply isn’t good enough. Our hospitals are struggling; it’s a hard to recruit enough doctors and nurses to staff three major hospitals in East Kent. And the buildings are out of date. I’ve campaigned for a new medical school in Kent, and we’re getting it.

Break deadlock on swing bridge restoration

It's time for an end to the deadlock that is delaying restoration of Faversham swing bridge.

People in Faversham have worked incredibly hard to raise the money for the swing bridge – now the commercial operator must throw its weight and considerable resources behind the project.