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Sir Edward Leigh Condemns Unilateral Unitary Approach

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative Member of Parliament for the Gainsborough constituency, has reacted to decisive proposals from the County Council's leadership that a referendum should be held on moving to unitary authority status. Sir Edward said:

Local MP Supports Calls for Speed Limit Reduction on Road at Keelby

The Member of Parliament for Gainsborough, Sir Edward Leigh MP, who's constituency includes the village of Keelby, has written to the Chief Executive of Lincolnshire County Council regarding the 60mph speed limit on the A18 which passes Keelby.

BBC Name Sir Edward Leigh MP as 'One to Watch' in 2017

BBC Parliamentary Correspondent Mark D'Arcy has included Sir Edward Leigh, the Member of Parliament for the Gainsborough Constituency, in a list of a dozen parliamentarians who he expects to 'be making the political weather in the coming 12 months'.

Local Member Awarded MBE for Voluntary Service

A local party member's voluntary service has been recognised in the 2017 New Year's Honours list. Maurice Brunton of Gainsborough has been awarded Membership of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his voluntary service through scouting.

Education Secretary Hails “Hugely Popular” Church Schools

The Education Secretary, Justine Greening MP, has hailed England’s church schools as “hugely popular”. In a letter to Sir Edward Leigh MP, Ms. Greening noted that church schools are “significantly more likely than other schools to be rated by Ofsted as good or outstanding.”

Sir Edward Leigh MP: ‘Lincolnshire GP Crisis is Urgent’

Sir Edward Leigh, the Conservative MP for Gainsborough, has written to the Health Secretary asking him to prioritise the lack of GPs in Gainsborough as “urgent”. The MP of over thirty years’ service in the House of Commons said the crisis required “immediate attention”.