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The row in the Labour party about anti-Semitism seems to have blown up out of nowhere and shows no sign of abating. It has certainly taken me by surprise. 

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The Consortium of developers who are building the new town at Sherford have applied to the local planning authority for permission to change the masterplan layout. They have held well-attended consultation meetings in recent months to discuss. 

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Two things have happened this month which should serve as a wake-up call to all who think that our comfortable western lives will carry on much as they have done in recent decades. 

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This week I started to chair the Data Protection Bill through its committee stages. Thus will be my main focus for the next few weeks.

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As of March 2017 there are 11,659 post office branches in the United Kingdom. The vast majority of post offices (around 98%) are operated by franchise partners or sub-postmasters, who are independent business people. Only around 2% of post offices are directly managed by Post Office Limited. 

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This week I held a debate in Westminster Hall, our second debating chamber, to explore options about how to finance higher education. The Prime Minister recently instigated a review into how to ensure our system provides value for money and works for students and taxpayers. 

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Technology has continually changed the way we live. The train, the car, the internet: the list stretches throughout history. 

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There are 316 Conservative MPs following the general election, which is why we do not have an overall majority as the magic figure is 326. 

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This week Johnny Mercer (MP for Plymouth Moorview) and I tried a new tactic to attract the government’s attention over our vital rail link. There was to be a debate and vote this Tuesday about extending High Speed rail from Birmingham to Crewe.