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More Police To Tackle Crime in Brentwood and Ongar

The clear commitment made by the Prime Minister to put more police officers back on our streets was an important part of the last year’s General Election Campaign. Boris Johnson made it clear in his first speech on the steps of Downing Street that making our streets safer is a key priority and th

Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases - Coronavirus Update

There’s been a nasty strain of the common cold virus doing the rounds since the beginning of the General Election campaign last year which laid many people low over Christmas and well into the New Year.

Getting Brexit Done - Phase 1 Complete

I am writing this on January 31st 2020  – by the time you read this the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will have left the European Union. This has been a long time coming.

Holocaust Memorial Day - Stand Together

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the liberation of the concentration and death camps, which makes this week’s events marking Holocaust Memorial Day even more poignant.

A Strong Start to the Roaring Twenties

We are in the opening days of a new decade – the Roaring Twenties, as some are already describing the years to come. There’s certainly a decent roar coming from the Government benches in the Commons now, which are somewhat fuller than they have been for some time.

A Whirlwind End to 2019

If I thought the two and a half years since I was first elected as Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar had been something of a whirlwind, the last six weeks have been nothing short of a tornado.

Supporting Our Armed Forces

Today marks one hundred years since the first Armistice Day commemorations in which the sacrifices made by all those who fought in the Great War were remembered.

A Winter Election

As the Gazette goes to press this week the country is readying itself for a General Election on Thursday 12 December – the first election at this time of year since Stanley Baldwin went to the country in December 1923.