This week has seen a lot of long awaited announcements, but one that really stood out is the plan to increase the severity of sentences for drivers who cause death by speeding, racing or using a mobile phone.
The Government has announced that drivers who cause death by speeding, racing, or using a mobile phone could face sentences equivalent to manslaughter, with maximum penalties raised from 14 years to up to life.
This last week has really hammered home for me the choice this country faces in the stark difference between the two main parties. Theresa May was in Florence last Friday delivering a speech which set out our ambitious vision for our future relationship with the EU once we have left.
Today Claire Perry is launching her Best Local Pubs Awards - an opportunity to highlight the many fantastic pubs across the Devizes Constituency, and the unique role they play in our communities and the local economy.
Claire Perry welcomed the government’s announcement of the preferred route for the £1.6bn upgrade to the A303 near Stonehenge as part of the ‘South West Expressway’. The plans include a 1.8 mile tunnel under the World Heritage site, a welcome bypass over the infamous traffic blackspot of Winterb
It's that back to school and back to Parliament time of year, and so I have been engaged in a frenzy of school kit sorting (and offering up prayers of thanks to the inventors of iron-on nametapes) while getting my House of Commons uniform (bright jackets and no trainers) ready.
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