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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A Norfolk MP has called on the prime minister to “stand up for decent standards” and strip disgraced tycoon Sir Philip Green of his knighthood.

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George Freeman
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

A parliamentary debate over where substations are built to serve new offshore wind farms in Norfolk has been cancelled - so the MP who had raised it can add his voice at a Norwich meeting about the issue.

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George Freeman
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The prime minister suffered the worst defeat in the House of Commons in more than 100 years on Tuesday as MPs categorically rejected her plan on how to take the UK out of the European Union.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

MPs have rejected Theresa May’s Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK’s EU withdrawal into doubt.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A Norfolk MP is set to be one of around 64 who will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit deal after the prime minister made a last-ditch attempt to garner support.

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Chloe Smith
Friday, December 14, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of women and their families were left terrified over a breast cancer screening scandal which never existed, a review has found.

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Jeremy Hunt
Thursday, December 13, 2018

This week, Peter Sharkey looks at why thousands of people are using lifetime mortgages to buy a home in the sun.

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Peter Sharkey
Saturday, December 8, 2018

More trains than ever are being delayed or cancelled on East Anglia’s rail network as repeated pledges to improve services fall flat.

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Chloe Smith
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The number of children being excluded from Norfolk schools is “shockingly high” and systems need to be changed, one of the county’s MPs has told Parliament.

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Norman Lamb
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A former Norfolk MP and hospital chairman has been given one of the health service’s top jobs.

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Care Quality Commission
Friday, August 10, 2018

A children’s charity has criticised the Government after it appeared to go back on plans to change the law which would protect teenagers from adults working in positions of trust.

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Ministry of Justice
Thursday, July 12, 2018

A Norfolk MP has claimed one of the county’s prison is having issues with drones being used illegally and without permission.

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Henry Bellingham
Monday, July 9, 2018

David Davis has quit his role as Brexit secretary less than two years after his appointment.

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Jeremy Corbyn
Friday, May 18, 2018

A former health minister has claimed ambulance bosses “misled” MPs on a number of matters relating to winter pressures.

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Robert Morton
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A Norfolk charity has expressed its dismay after it was revealed a breast cancer screening error meant hundreds of women’s lives may have been cut short.

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NHS
Monday, March 19, 2018

Young people across Norfolk have the chance to vote for their peers as the elections for the youth parliament get under way.

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