Monthly Archives: August 2013

Syria/Lunch and the economy/car seeks place to stay

1. Syria I’d have voted no with the majority in the Commons tonight and I think it was a good day for Parliament. The background to this is that I voted yes to the war in Iraq, a decision which … Continue reading

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Britain’s investment is 159th out of 163. Can we do better?/Ways to help (part 2)

This email comes in three parts. First, I’m continuing a series of brief suggestions of ways you can help if you’d like me to be your MP again. Second, I’m starting a new series of discussions on national policy – … Continue reading

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Debate? No thanks!/ Policing and crime/ Garden show

Anna declines to debate health in Broxtowe I’ve had a strange, rambling reply from Anna Soubry. She offers presumably mock sympathy over being reselected after 3 years (she was reselected a few weeks ago), says she is terribly busy, claims … Continue reading

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Campaign day 1: a challenge to Anna Soubry

Thank you for the over 300 emails, tweets, and texts yesterday wishing me luck in the election (plus one grumpy one!). We have 91 weeks to the election, and it promises to be the closest in Broxtowe’s history. As a general … Continue reading

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Nick Palmer re-selected as Broxtowe Labour’s parliamentary candidate for 2015

Just a quick note to say that I was reselected today by a large first ballot majority, and all candidates have promised their support in the General election. I very much look forward to working with them and with a … Continue reading

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