W2W - relief in Northern Ireland

THERE is much relief in Northern Ireland (NI) that the political stalemate is finally over.

It took compromise on both sides, as power-sharing has never been easy.

Now, after three long years, vital decisions, particularly over funding, can be made.

Statement from the Prime Minister

This morning I went to Buckingham Palace and I am forming a new Government, and on Monday MPs will arrive at Westminster to form a new Parliament, and I am proud to say that members of our new one nation Government – a people’s Government – will set out from constituencies that have never returne

Campaign brief - let's get our great country operating as she can

Today, with seven days to go, the Prime Minister will be in the East Midlands where he’ll unveil our action plan for the first 100 days of a majority Government – contrasting it with the gridlock and uncertainty that would follow the election of a hung parliament on 12 December.

W2W - teamwork will get Brexit done

“IN the name of God, go!”

That was Oliver Cromwell’s demand to a so-called ‘rump parliament’ 360 years ago.

MPs were not representing the people then, and I feel we have a similar case today, with many Members dishonouring the 2016 referendum.

W2W - SNP threaten integrity of the UK

HAVING sat opposite the Scottish National Party (SNP) for many years, I am accustomed to the continuous whinging that emanates from their MPs.

The odd morsel of optimism is greeted with cheers, so seldom do they occur.

Why am I writing about the SNP?

W2W - Brexit will help our fishing industry

GET Brexit done.

How often now do I hear that call to arms, and no one wants this more than the fishing industry.

The presence of a super-trawler in British waters last week highlights what is so wrong with the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

W2W - huge gratitude to the police

THE police who serve our community deserve our praise, gratitude and unstinting support.

Despite reductions in manpower over recent years, our brave officers have held their own.