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University Funding Alex Burghart MP 11th September

Education Questions, House of Commons, Monday 11th September - Alex BURGHART MP: "I warmly welcome the fact that there are more poorer children going to university than ever before.

EU (Withdrawal Bill) Alex Burghart MP 11th September 2017

Alex BURGHART MP speaks in the House of Commons during the 11th September 2017 debate on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: "I rise to support the Bill for one very good reason: it is the sort of Bill most of my constituents would like to see.

Are You Dancing?

Tucked away at the end of Sawyers Hall Lane in Brentwood is the Hopefield Animal Sanctuary, which gives final and forever homes to all kinds of creatures of have been abandoned, cast aside, or handed over with great sadness by their owners.

Visiting the Houses of Parliament

The Palace of Westminster has a case for being one of the world’s most remarkable buildings. The high point of Victorian Gothic architecture, most of the complex was built by Charles Barry and Augustus Pugin following the devastating fire of 1834 which destroyed almost all earlier structures.

Voice for Rail Passengers

Having joined the ranks of commuters travelling to London from our various railway stations in West Horndon, Ingatestone, Brentwood and Shenfield I’m well aware that, although the trains mostly run on time, there is, at times, some considerable frustration when trains are delayed, replaced by bus

Essex County Council Payroll Issues for Schools Employees

Essex County Council has revealed thousands of school staff have not been paid on time this week due to an issue with the payroll. The problem affects a number of schools in Brentwood and Ongar and I am glad an investigation into the mistake has been so swiftly launched.

You Can Change The Future

Exam results hang in the air at the moment - last week’s A level results in which local pupils achieved amazing things with all our secondary schools seeing more than 96% of the exams taken resulting in A*-E passes - and tomorrow’s GCSE results.

Have Your Say On Health in West Essex

The Clinical Commissioning Group for West Essex have contacted me to say there's still time to influence its policy on IVF and Specialist Fertility Services and the prescribing of over-the-counter medicines.