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Woodhall Spa Rotarians Visit Parliament

It was a pleasure to welcome Woodhall Spa Rotary Club to the Houses of Parliament.

They toured the historic rooms of the Commons and Lords, saw parliamentary debates in action and quizzed me on life as an MP.

'Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere'

Today, a statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett was unveiled in Parliament Square.

It was the first statue of a woman and the first made by a women in the Square and bears Millicent's own words, 'Courage calls to courage everywhere'.

Millie's Mark Awarded to Wellies Nursery

Congratulations to Wellies Nursery in Horncastle for being the 200th nursery to be awarded Millie's Mark!

The dedicated team at Wellies are now 100% first-aid trained and certified by the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA), supported by the Department for Education.

Lloyds Bank Closures in Alford, Mablethorpe and Coningsby

I was greatly disappointed to hear the announcement that Lloyds Banking Group plan to close their branches in Alford, Mablethorpe and Coningsby. This affects loyal Lloyds customers and staff, as well as local businesses and people who pop in to use the bank every so often.

Action on Chemical Weapons in Syria

Chemical weapons must not become normalised.

The Prime Minister has joined our allies in targeted action to stop Assad using chemical weapons yet again on the people of Syria.

Statement: Stabbings in Louth

Further to stabbings that took place in Louth over the weekend, my thoughts are with all involved. This must have been a frightening incident in the heart of our market town and the police have my full support.

A Real Health Boost for Lincolnshire

Victoria Atkins MP has welcomed today’s Government announcement on a Medical School for Lincolnshire calling it fantastic news for Louth & Horncastle residents.

Do-Dance comes to Downing Street

I was delighted to invite Sophie from Louth to the International Women's Day reception at No.11 Downing Street to celebrate her success as the founder of Do-dance