16 OCT 2014

Welcoming Ports Minister to Dover

I welcomed the new Ports Minister, John Hayes, to Dover on Thursday morning to see the changes transforming the Port. John Hayes became the Ports Minister in July. Charlie showed the Minister round the Port to see the major ongoing changes at the Port. He was really impressed by the Port and the change we make. We've come a long way together. We stopped Labour's port sell off. The port now has powers to get the investment it needs. We are appointing our first...

16 OCT 2014

Dover Magistrates' Court Visit

It was great to be joined by Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, on Thursday in a visit to Dover Magistrates' Court. Chris and I toured the court, which deals with low level crimes in the Dover area. It is also where all criminal proceedings start. Latest statistics show that, in the past year, an incredible 14,000 plus criminal proceedings were completed in magistrates' courts in East Kent. The team do a great job in swiftly providing justice on so many matters,...

11 OCT 2014

Guide Dogs Week in Deal

It was great to meet top guide dogs, Zebedee and Ulla, in Deal at an event to mark Guide Dogs Week 2014. I also met with representatives of Guide Dogs in Deal as part of their Stand Up for Guide Dogs campaign. There are over 4,700 guide dog owners in the UK. The campaign and Guide Dogs Week encouraged communities all around the UK to raise funds and awareness of guide dogs and the people who use them. Guide dogs do such great work. If you are blind or partially...

Charlie's long standing campaign for Human Rights Reform is now being taken up by the Conservatives. Here Charlie makes the case for reform on the Daily Politics.

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