Speed survey agreed over 'dangerous' seafront bend (21 Aug 2014)

Taking action to improve road safety by the Royal Hotel in Deal.

"After the accident earlier this year, many residents contacted me about the dangerous bend in Beach Street. I pledged to take action over the unsafe bend so we could avoid any more accidents."

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Fears on ferry safety (21 Aug 2014)

Charlie opposes proposals to undo some of the safety measures put in place following the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster.

"Every year we mark the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster with a service of remembrance and we will never forget the horror of what happened."

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MP - desperate migrants may harm ferry industry (21 Aug 2014)

Charlie speaks out following more worrying reports about the situation in Calais.

"It's increasingly urgent that the situation in Calais is dealt with. It's now getting to the stage where it risks harming the ferry industry." 

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Decline in jobless total (21 Aug 2014)

Lower unemployment and lower youth unemployment - the government's long term economic plan and welfare reforms are getting Britain working.

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A record of action, a promise of more (14 Aug 2014)

Charlie writes a short pre-election article about local issues for Dover Express readers.

"A lot has been done. I'm proud of all that we have achieved together. Yet there is so much more that we can do. For me, it's about the kind of town we can build together." 

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Charlie welcomes Minister for Coastal Towns to Deal (14 Aug 2014)

Charlie and Government Minister for Coastal Towns Penny Mordaunt meet shop owners and local residents in Deal High Street.

"The change that's been brought by High Speed trains means there's a lot more entertainment venues, a lot more places for people to enjoy hospitality and more tourism."

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Our hospitals can help ease pressure, says MP (14 Aug 2014)

A fairer share of healthcare in Dover and Deal would help ease the pressure on East Kent's larger hospitals.

"It would take the pressure off the larger hospitals and ensure that services provided at all the hospitals in east Kent see the improvements the inspectors have called for."

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Celebrating 30 years of local surveyors' firm (07 Aug 2014)

Charlie joins the celebrations as a local firm marks its 30th year in business.

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Dover given extra funding to improve its GP services (07 Aug 2014)

Charlie says: "This shows that in our area we are fotunate to have some very innovative GPs who have done excellent work in securing the money."

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Charlie attends Deal Hospital Fete (07 Aug 2014)

The East Kent Mercury covers the ever popular Deal Hospital Fete, which raises thousands each year for Friends of Deal Hospital.

"The Friends of Deal Hospital should feel proud of putting on another great event."

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Charlie Elphicke

Freedom of the press is a cornerstone of our democracy. They keep everyone involved in public life on their toes. This is a selection of press cuttings on some hot topics in Dover & Deal. Please have a look - I would really appreciate your comments and feedback.

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