Westminster News

Sir Edward Leigh Fights Market Rasen Bank Closure

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, has written to the head of the Lloyds Banking Group objecting to the closure of the bank’s Market Rasen branch.

Minister Confirms More Cash for Lincolnshire Police

Policing Minister Nick Hurd has confirmed to Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, that the government will boost funding for Lincolnshire Police in response to pressure from local Conservative MPs.

Sir Edward Leigh Objects to Proposed Gainsborough Bank Branch Closure

Sir Edward Leigh, the long-serving Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, has written to the Chief Executive Officer of Santander Bank, Mr. Nathan Bostock, requesting that he reconsiders the proposed closure of the bank’s branch in Market Street, Gainsborough. He wrote:

Sir Edward Leigh MP Appointed to the Privy Council

The Queen has been pleased to approve that Sir Edward Leigh MP, Philip Dunne MP and Sir Roger Gale MP be sworn of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council. -- HM Government (link )

Sir Edward Leigh commented: