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Opposition Day Debate - Extension to Brexit Transition Period

On 15 July a debate was called in the name of the SNP on the extension of the transition period and the impact of a so called ‘no deal’ on the economy. The Government has refused to agree an extension and the deadline for doing so has now passed. 

Fury as 'illegal ravers' descend on Ashfield beauty spot

“These people may think it’s the third Summer of Love - it’s not. It’s the summer of Covid.”

An Ashfield beauty spot is under threat from ‘illegal ravers’ who are breaking lockdown rules by descending on the site in their droves- and leaving sackfuls of rubbish in their wake.

TRAVELLERS – WHY A NEW APPROACH IS NEEDED

I was disappointed to learn that a group of travellers have pitched up on Sutton Lawn, having previously illegally resided at the site in the past and, despite Ashfield District Council issuing legal orders for them to leave, they returned yesterday.

Ashfield MP says controlled immigration is a win-win for everyone

Throughout history, people have arrived in this country to work, raise a family and make a better life for themselves.

There’s nothing wrong with that.

My mother-in-law came here from Ireland more than 50 years ago and spent 47 years working as a nurse