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This year marks a number of important anniversaries; events that have paved the way for democracy, and the death of a man who is often cited as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, leader in our country's history. Churchill was a towering figure, whose strength of character led Britain in its...
Last week saw the horrifying terror attacks in Paris. I send my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims, in what were acts of extreme brutality and cowardice against utterly innocent people. Watching the events unfold on the news was extremely distressing and reminded me of...
I hope all your readers had a wonderful Christmas and had the opportunity to stop, however briefly, and enjoy this special time. Firstly, I would like to pay tribute to all those in our emergency services who have worked tirelessly throughout the year, for their dedication and commitment, but...
This week, the Leader of the House, William Hague, announced the Government's proposals in relation to the "English Votes for English Laws" question, which, in recent months, has risen higher up the political agenda. Following the Scottish referendum, the Prime Minister committed to a review of the...
This week, I chaired a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Video Games where we discussed the significant role that the sector plays in the economy, and how we can best support the growth of this important industry. Warwick and Leamington is home to a range of companies at the...
I was elected as Warwick and Leamington's new MP at the 2010 General Election, having previously stood at the General Election in 2005. Before my election I worked locally in Public Relations, having previously worked at Longbridge with MG Rover. I live in Warwick, and play an active role in our local community, serving as a governor of Myton School and as a a trustee of the Warwickshire Association of Youth Clubs.
In Parliament, I am a member of the International Development Select Committee and have recently got my Private Member's Bill passed by Parliament - see the Social Value Bill Section above for more information. I am also co-chair of the Associate Parliamentary Manufacturing Group, vice-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty and Honourary Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Enterprise. I regularly speak in the House on issues relevant to the constituency - for more information see News.
The constituency of Warwick and Leamington encompasses the historic town of Warwick, Leamington Spa, Whitnash and a swathe of Warwickshire villages including Hatton, Budbrooke, Hampton Magna, Norton Lindsey, Barford, Sherbourne, Wasperton and Bishop's Tachbrook. The constituency was created in 1885 and was once represented in Parliament by Sir Anthony Eden.
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Business of the House Questions 20/11/14
Interested in a career in politics? Will McGarrigle from Warwick is now working in Westminster as a full time Parliamentary Researcher. Click here to read his story ...
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